Secondhand Chic by: Christa Weil
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Collector Bookstore is a retailer of new books located in Leavenworth, Kansas. We specialize in price guides and reference books for the antiques and collectibles industry.
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Would you like to find a mint-condition Yves Saint Laurent jacket for $25.......a brand-new, pleated wool skirt still bearing the original $40 price tag, for $7......a genuine Dior suit for $75? Now you can!! In this amazing book, you'll discover where to look, what to look for, and how to buy quality. In fact, you'll get all the secrets of spotting a valuable bargain so you can shop brilliantly whether you're in a consignment, thrift, or vintage store. Expert shopper Christa Weil shares the insider information that will help you buy the best clothes you've ever owned...at a fraction of the retail cost!
Soon you'll know....how to judge the age of a garment from the care label what the rolled edge of a scarf reveals about is quality what to wear when shopping at a thrift store - or any shop without a dressing room which hats you should never pass up the do's and don'ts of buying at auctions how to mesure waistbands - with your fingers! the pitfalls of "diffusion lines" --- similar name, different quality how to buy resale in London, Paris, Amsterdam, Geneva --- and more!
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- Width: 8 inches
- Height: 9 inches
- Depth: 0 inch
- Weight: 1.56 pounds