Buying Vintage

Tips on buying vintage fashion

Five Vintage Essentials Every Vintage Fashion Lover Should Own

Sometimes vintage shopping can be a little bit daunting. There’s just so many options out there and most of them might not seem like the right one for you. Even for this vintage shop owner, searching for the perfect vintage find is like finding a needle in a haystack. True, there’s going to be a bit of digging involved—even online,…
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Five Tips on Buying Vintage Fashion Online

Last week I shared the five important things I’ve learned along the way about vintage shopping. This time I’m sharing my five tips to buying vintage fashion online. I know it can be a bit scary shopping for your vintage online, but it can be pretty awesome too. You may not be able to try a garment on before buying…
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Five Important Things to Remember When Vintage Shopping

Oh the joys of vintage shopping—there’s the thrill of the hunt for the perfect find, the triumph of finding the perfect cocktail dress for your next party, and the glee of knowing you’ll have something that no one else will have. If you’re new to shopping for vintage and find the process a bit daunting, here are five important things…
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How To Date Vintage Clothing

If you’re like me and you like finding out the story behind your vintage finds, then finding out when your item was made is a good place to start. Here is a list of some really great resources I’ve come across on dating vintage clothing. Label Resource A-Z, Vintage Fashion Guild, http://vintagefashionguild.org/label-resource/  The ultimate source online for learning about vintage…
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How to Determine Your Vintage Size and Buy Vintage Online

Vintage sizing can be quite tricky and confusing. What would have been a size 10 back in the day can end up fitting a size 2 today. “Say whaat!?”, you shriek? Yes indeed, you’ve read correctly. It happens. In order to avoid such confusion we at CutandChicVintage always add the exact measurements of each garment on all our listings, along…
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