Vintage clothing describes garments common to another era. Opinions may vary, but in general clothing older than 25 years is considered to be vintage.
With a view to society, some people consider the surging interest in vintage clothing to be a reaction to cheap mass-production and the resulting uniform trends. More broadly speaking, a nostalgic sense of a loss of values and security in society as a whole is regarded to play a key role.
Vintage designer garments produced by houses such as Chanel, Dior, Fortuny, Emilio Pucci, and Elsa Schiaparelli have become desirable collectors items.
Twists on feminine classics, like a bold patterned shift dress and pants with a racing stripe.
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Short jackets like this zebra print bomber by Anniemollison are a must for spring.
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See steps on how Meg sewed herself a transitional Jersey suit using colorful jerseys!
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