7 Tips for Identifying Vintage Clothing ...


These days, vintage is a fairly generic term. Anything ‘vintage’ is seemingly on-trend, so the term gets thrown around quite a bit. In general, any item of clothing produced between the 1920s and 1980s can be considered vintage. The following tips should help you identify true vintage pieces.

1. Ask Questions

Ask Questions

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Inquire about an item’s origin, if possible. If you have inherited an item from a family friend or relative, ask about previous owners to gauge an approximate time of purchase. If buying from a store or dealer, they may be able to tell you specific details about its origins.

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