Just like every human being, most vintage items are imperfect. Having typically enjoyed a previous owner and possibly years of storage, vintage clothes will of course naturally bear some evidence of their age and history. That being said, I pride myself on the quality of the merchandise that I sell on and have never sold an item that I wouldn't be proud to wear myself.
Any flaws that the items may have are detailed within their descriptions and photos, and every item receives a condition rating, which is based on the guidelines established by the Vintage Fashion Guild, for your peace of mind.
Every item listed receives a condition rating from the list that has been provided below, which is based on the guidelines established by the Vintage Fashion Guild, for your peace of mind. If specific flaws are found, they are extensively detailed in item photos and descriptions.
Please familiarize yourself with the terms in the following tables so you can make an informed decision before making a purchase.
New-old / dead stock
Unsold and back-stock merchandise from mid-century retailers; original tags attached.
Immaculate: may have been worn but bears no evidence.
Excellent Vintage Condition. Close to flawless with very few imperfections. Has been worn but well maintained.
Very Good Vintage Condition. Light evidence of wear. Wearable & flaws do not prevent use.
Imperfect in appearance, but likely repairable with more financial investment than item is worth. Remains wearable with care.
Damaged beyond repair, but suitable for study or costume use.
The Small Print:
I feel passionate about every single item that has been collected and displayed within these pages. I feel that each item has value because of its story, its impact on fashion, or its significance to its original owner. I make sure that each piece is cared for, appreciated and passed on to someone who feels the same way.
Monday - Friday .................. 9.00 to 18.00
Saturday ......................... 9.00 to 17.00
Sunday ........................... 10.00 to 16.00
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