Do you love vintage clothing? Do you know how to choose vintage clothing? Where to shop for vintage clothing? Or how to get the best deals for vintage clothing?
Everything you need to know is right here in my ultimate guide to shopping and styling vintage.
Yes I love vintage and yes I’m happy to share my obsession with the world. Why be a cookie cutter version of everyone else wearing the same clothing when you can stand out as an original wearing vintage?
Vintage helps save the environment. There are no down sides to wearing vintage. So without further adieu let’s discuss everything you ever needed to know about vintage clothing…
What is vintage clothing?
Generally speaking, clothing which was produced before the 1920s is referred to as antique clothing and clothing from the 1920s to 20 years before the present day is considered vintage. Retro, short for retrospective, or “vintage style” usually refers to clothing that imitates the style of a previous era but was not actually created at that time.
Where can I buy vintage clothing?
There are many places you can shop for vintage clothing. Ebay, Etsy (shop Vintage By Suzanne here ), estate sales, garage sales, vintage fairs, vintage shops consignment stores and thrift shops. I go into detail on how to shop at vintage stores, consignment stores, thrift stores and estate sales but many of my same tips can be applied when you are shopping at garage sales, online or at a vintage fair.
Top tips how to choose and shop for vintage at vintage stores.
Shop for treasures I’ve curated for my Etsy store here.
Top tips for shopping at estate sales.
Top tips for shopping at consignment stores.
Top tips for shopping at thrift stores.
Now that you scored some fab vintage clothing are you looking for ideas on how to style it? I’ve got you covered!
How to Style and wear vintage Dresses.
How to Style a vintage Pencil Skirt .
How to Style a vintage Bow Blouse .
How to Style vintage palazzo and cigarette pants.
How to Style a vintage maxi skirt.
How to wear bold vintage maxi dresses.
Additional brilliant blogs resources for all things vintage
I wear vintage clothing regularly on my blog and sell vintage in my online Etsy store so be sure to stop by to see the newest treasures I’ve found and how I’m styling them.
If you’re a vintage lover I’d love to hear from you! Drop me a line or send me a photo of you wearing your favourite items. Maybe I’ll feature you.
Now go forth with your new wisdom and spread the vintage love!