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New to you : how to buy, fix, and keep secondhand clothing  Cover Image Book Book

New to you : how to buy, fix, and keep secondhand clothing / Melody Fortier.

Fortier, Melody, (author.).

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  • ISBN: 9781683693246
  • ISBN: 1683693248
  • Physical Description: 1 volume ; 189 pages ; 18 cm
  • Publisher: Philadelphia : Quirk Books, 2022.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Previously published as: Little guide to Vintage shopping, 2009.
Includes index (pages 186-189).
Formatted Contents Note:
Vintage Defined -- On the Market -- Styles of the Times -- The Dating Game -- Sizing It Up -- Labels & Pricing -- Condition & Care -- Finishing Touches -- Altered States.
Summary, etc.:
Sick of cheap, wasteful, disposable fast fashion? Learn how to shop for vintage clothing and accessories and build a more sustainable, stylish closet. In this indispensable guide, anyone who buys or wears women's clothing will learn how to:· Avoid overpaying· Sort trash from treasure· Fix minor flaws-and spot major ones· Find your ideal silhouette (including tips for plus-size shoppers)· Alter and repurpose garments· Care for delicate vintage fabricsBuying older clothing means getting beautiful pieces that are built to last, without contributing to sweatshops or landfills-but only if you know what to look for. Let a vintage clothing expert guide you to ethical fashion bliss!Previously published as The Little Guide to Vintage Shopping in 2009, this updated edition includes a new introduction and resources for evaluating online and brick-and-mortar shops. Provided by publisher.
Subject: Vintage clothing.
Vintage clothing > Purchasing.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Stone County.


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