Vintage clothing has never been more chic, with everyone from celebrity trendsetters to style-conscious professionals searching for wearable treasures from the past. Virtual Vintage is the first and only guide that helps both the novice and the fashion connoisseur evaluate and confidently participate in the thriving vintage marketplace that exists online. No other book explains how to get it, sell it, fix it, or wear it with flair. Authors Linda Lindroth and Deborah Newell Tornello equip readers from head to toe with
more than 100 chic sites-rated and evaluated
instructions on contacting sellers
smart strategies for bidding in online auctions
advice about evaluating the size, quality, and colors of a garment
tips for cleaning and repairing vintage items
Whether you're looking for a 1960s Rudi Gernreich knit, Gucci hipster trousers, a Claire McCardell for Townley shirtwaist, or a Chanel suit in pink wool with black patent-leather trim, Virtual Vintage will help you build a unique and sensational wardrobe.
"Any girl would be out of her mind to buy anything online without consulting Virtual Vintage. From Pucci to Fiorucci it's the ultimate source."
"Don't even think about about venturing onto the vintage Net until you've read this book. No more wasted hours trawling through mountains of cyber junk...Lindroth and Tornello have unearthed a vintage goldmine of handpicked sites plus a wealth of information and clever, canny insider tips for buying and selling online."
-Tracy Tolkien, author of Dressing Up Vintage
"Deborah Newell Tornello and Linda Lindroth have created a terrific guide for the modern fashion enthusiast."
-- Michael Volbracht
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: 10th September 2002
Dimensions (cm): 21.4 x 14.2 x 2.3
Weight (kg): 0.45