Vintage Fashion Accessories

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Krause Publications, Nov 9, 2009 - Antiques & Collectibles - 256 pages
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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 the outfits from functional to historically fabulous!

With retro and vintage being all the rage, every great wardrobe can always use vintage accessories, even if it's 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, $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 you'll discover more than 1,000 color photos of hats, handbags, jewelry, shoes, compacts, scarves, hankies, belts and more. Plus there's a chapter on accessories for the debonair gentleman.

This fun and stylish gateway of retro fashion also features:

  • History of fashion and accessories and current values
  • Tips on the joy of collecting and fun of the hunt
  • The best places to shop for first-rate items
Fashionista or collector you'll discover helpful and historical details about vintage accessories that you can use to punch up your wardrobe and stand out from the crowd.
 

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WONDERFUL EYE-CATCHING WHIMSY

User Review  - King Koehn - Borders

Wonderful and whimsical and informative. A guide highly recommended. I buy and read allot of guides and "price guides" and frankly most are dull, drab and dry. Not so with Ms. LoAlbo's entry into the ... Read full review

Contents

Foreword
5
The History of Fashion Accessories
7
Vive Le Chapeau
41
Gorgeous and GroovyStyle Handbags
69
Baubles Bangles and Beads
117
Designers and Vintage Shoes
183
Compacts and Carryalls
205
Its The Little Things That Count
217
Vintage Accessories For Men How To Be Suave and Deboinair
239
Bibliography
252
Index
254
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