Release Date: 01 December 2009
Publisher: Krause Publications
Looking for a great way to add character, class and individuality to your wardrobe, without breaking the bank on a whole new outfit? Look no further than vintage accessories to take your outfits from functional to historically fabulous
With retro and vintage being all the rage, every great wardrobe can always use vintage accessories, even if itas just a few timeless pieces. Vintage Fashion Accessories is your guide to making the most of vintage accessories and showing off your fashion and collecting sense in what you wear. You may be surprised at how a $12 hat from the 1960s, a $6 pair of vintage gloves and a $15 patent leather-look handbag can make your ensemble look like a million bucks, but with Vintage Fashion Accessories in hand it will quickly begin to make sense.
In this beautifully illustrated book youall discover more than 1,000 color photos of hats, handbags, jewelry, shoes, compacts, scarves, hankies, belts and more. Plus, thereas a chapter on accessories for the debonair gentleman.
This fun and stylish gateway to retro fashion also features:
a History of fashion and accessories and current values
a Tips on the joy of collecting and fun of the hunt
a The best places to shop for first-rate items
Fashionista or collector youall discover helpful and historical details about vintage accessories that you can use to punch up your wardrobe and stand out from the crowd.
About the Author
Known as aThe Vintage Maven, a Stacy LoAlbo is the owner and proprietor of Incogneeto in New Jersey. The store is densely stocked with clothing and accessories from Victorian finery to funky a70s polyester for both men and women, and in prices ranging from budget to outrageous. In the last two decades LoAlbo has written numerous articles on vintage for several newspapers, participated in dozens of shows in the field, given symposiums and lectures and has held several vintage clothing fashion shows.
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