Amazines Free Article Archive
www.amazines.com - Thursday, August 22, 2019
Read about the most recent changes and happenings at Amazines.com
Log into your account or register as a new author. Start submitting your articles right now!
Search our database for articles.
Subscribe to receive articles emailed straight to your email account. You may choose multiple categories.
View our newest articles submitted by our authors.
View our most top rated articles rated by our visitors.
* Please note that this is NOT the ARTICLE manager
Add a new EZINE, or manage your EZINE submission.
Add fresh, free web content to your site such as newest articles, web tools, and quotes with a single piece of code!
Home What's New? Submit/Manage Articles Latest Posts Top Rated Article Search
Google
Subscriptions Manage Ezines
CATEGORIES
 Article Archive
 Advertising (133302)
 Advice (160835)
 Affiliate Programs (34733)
 Art and Culture (73674)
 Automotive (145661)
 Blogs (75032)
 Boating (9840)
 Books (17122)
 Buddhism (4124)
 Business (1328354)
 Business News (426309)
 Business Opportunities (366259)
 Camping (10960)
 Career (72696)
 Christianity (15840)
 Collecting (11636)
 Communication (115054)
 Computers (241950)
 Construction (38993)
 Consumer (49679)
 Cooking (17061)
 Copywriting (6566)
 Crafts (18204)
 Cuisine (7538)
 Current Affairs (20384)
 Dating (45774)
 EBooks (19685)
 E-Commerce (48196)
 Education (185187)
 Electronics (83491)
 Email (6390)
 Entertainment (159825)
 Environment (28933)
 Ezine (3039)
 Ezine Publishing (5446)
 Ezine Sites (1550)
 Family & Parenting (110898)
 Fashion & Cosmetics (196387)
 Female Entrepreneurs (11842)
 Feng Shui (130)
 Finance & Investment (310266)
 Fitness (105988)
 Food & Beverages (62859)
 Free Web Resources (7937)
 Gambling (30220)
 Gardening (25092)
 Government (10512)
 Health (629368)
 Hinduism (2205)
 Hobbies (44032)
 Home Business (91545)
 Home Improvement (251326)
 Home Repair (46121)
 Humor (4817)
 Import - Export (5450)
 Insurance (45126)
 Interior Design (29544)
 International Property (3484)
 Internet (190976)
 Internet Marketing (146315)
 Investment (22824)
 Islam (1167)
 Judaism (1356)
 Law (80461)
 Link Popularity (4591)
 Manufacturing (20839)
 Marketing (98754)
 MLM (14136)
 Motivation (18212)
 Music (27000)
 New to the Internet (9477)
 Non-Profit Organizations (4048)
 Online Shopping (129614)
 Organizing (7802)
 Party Ideas (11855)
 Pets (38081)
 Poetry (2234)
 Press Release (12671)
 Public Speaking (5618)
 Publishing (7523)
 Quotes (2407)
 Real Estate (126613)
 Recreation & Leisure (95261)
 Relationships (87452)
 Research (16157)
 Sales (80314)
 Science & Technology (110170)
 Search Engines (23448)
 Self Improvement (153092)
 Seniors (6230)
 Sexuality (35942)
 Small Business (49281)
 Software (82985)
 Spiritual (23462)
 Sports (116077)
 Tax (7658)
 Telecommuting (34065)
 Travel & Tourism (307231)
 UK Property Investment (3118)
 Video Games (13423)
 Web Traffic (11724)
 Website Design (56808)
 Website Promotion (36557)
 World News (1000+)
 Writing (35763)
Author Spotlight
ANISH SAH

My Name is Anish Sah, I am an Internet Marketing and SEO Expert, Social Media Guru and young Entrepr...more
ADRIAN JOELE

I have been involved in nutrition and weight management for over 12 years and I like to share my kn...more
SHOVON JOARDER

Shovon Joarder has been working as Freelance Marketing Project Manager for over four years. He also ...more
UDAY PATEL

Uday Patel Uday is a freelance content writer and search engine optimiser. He writes on diverse...more
AMIT TIWARI

Amit Tiwari is a Digital marketing expert with over 4 years of experience and a wide variety of know...more


A Great Fashion Style Can Begin With A Smart Choice In Vintage Clothing by David Duncan





Article Author Biography
A Great Fashion Style Can Begin With A Smart Choice In Vintage Clothing by
Article Posted: 03/23/2013
Article Views: 555
Articles Written: 911
Word Count: 571
Article Votes: 0
AddThis Social Bookmark Button

A Great Fashion Style Can Begin With A Smart Choice In Vintage Clothing


 
Fashion & Cosmetics
Vintage fashion is something that’s very classy and elegant in nature. It’s worth the effort, time and money to have a great collection of this clothing in your closet. Vintage clothing, given that it was made way back in a previous era, must be purchased with utmost care and precise inspection. Clothing from the old days is known to be of better quality than the clothes of today - but still, these are old clothes so one must check first if it’s still wearable and not too worn out or overused. Remember you’re buying vintage clothing to add chic on your fashion and not because you want to be a laughing stock on street wearing old, damaged and faded 1880s clothes. To guide you on your purchase, you can find below some useful tips when collecting or buying vintage clothing.

You can begin at home by searching through the family’s closet. Look for vintage clothes available so you can easily buy additional classic wardrobes that will be able to mix and match with what you already have. Look for trustworthy dealers - online stores and high street shops are both good sources. Online stores usually have varieties of designs to choose from while high street shops give you the ability to check the items personally and have some clothes fitted.

Inspect the items thoroughly. Look on the area of the elbows, collars, armpits, hems - as these parts of the clothes are the most strained when excessively used. Since these are already old items, check for the stains. There are stains that are possible to remove so be sharp on inspecting the different parts of the items. Don’t purchase garments with perspiration blemishes and mildew spots as these are irreversible damages on the clothes. Choose the best colors that appeal to your desired fashion statement. Most of the vintage collection are in black and cream shades, but do not settle only for these colors as there are other designs that project elegance and classic sophistication such as vintage clothing with classic prints of polka dots, leopards, 50’s motifs and the like. Examine the garments for fading by checking on the line stitching area because these parts are most likely to be darker in shade. If the fading is minimal, then it will just be fine to put the items on your basket.

It is important to look for fabrics that are still durable despite the old age. Choose garments that are in better condition and do not need any difficult repairing. Rayon and nylon are best choices as these are well made fabrics. It is important also to check on the decorative aspect of the vintage clothing items. Antique garments may come with colorful sequins, embroidery, laces, ruffles and beads. Check carefully if these accessories are securely attached on the clothes and if there’s no large quantity of missing pieces. Next important things to do after purchasing your new collection of vintage clothing are to wash and store all the garments properly. Hang the clothes correctly and make sure to store it in clean closet or acid free boxes. Proper maintenance must be observed in able to preserve the classic and artistic value of the clothes.

James Walmsley is a marketing assistant at Phix Clothing, a UK-based online retailer which specialises in trendy and fashionable vintage clothing and retro clothing for men and women. All clothes are shipped worldwide.

Related Articles - vintage, clothing,

Email this Article to a Friend!

Receive Articles like this one direct to your email box!
Subscribe for free today!

 Rate This Article  
Completely useless, should be removed from directory.
Minimal useful information.
Decent and informative.
Great article, very informative and helpful.
A 'Must Read'.

 

Do you Agree or Disagree? Have a Comment? POST IT!

 Reader Opinions 
Submit your comments and they will be posted here.
Make this comment or to the Author only:
Name:
Email:
*Your email will NOT be posted. This is for administrative purposes only.
Comments: *Your Comments WILL be posted to the AUTHOR ONLY if you select PRIVATE and to this PUBLIC PAGE if you select PUBLIC, so write accordingly.
 
Please enter the code in the image:



 Author Login 
LOGIN
Register for Author Account

 

Advertiser Login

 

ADVERTISE HERE NOW!
   Limited Time $60 Offer!
   90  Days-1.5 Million Views  

 

Great Paranormal Romance

World News


GENE MYERS

Author of four books and two screenplays; frequent magazine contributor. I have four other books "in...more
STEPHEN BYE

Steve Bye is currently a fiction writer, who published his first novel, ‘Looking Forward Through The...more
STEVERT MCKENZIE

Stevert Mckenzie, Travel Enthusiast. ...more
LAURA JEEVES

At LeadGenerators, we specialise in content-led Online Marketing Strategies for our clients in the t...more
JASON NG

Jason Ng has a huge passion for the health and fitness industry as he strongly believes that having ...more
SUSAN FRIESEN

Susan Friesen, founder of the award-winning web development and digital marketing firm eVision Media...more
LANCE CHAPMAN

An experienced, resourceful and highly motivated IT professional, with a proven record of success in...more
MICHAEL BRESCIANI

Rev Bresciani is the author of two Christian books. One book is an important and concisely written b...more
NAIMA ROCCA

Since Naima was a child, writing has been her passion. Influenced by her passion, she received both ...more
LUMINHOME LIGHTING

About Us Luminhome Lighting provide one-stop services in lighting design and manufacture of LED lum...more

HomeLinksAbout UsContact UsTerms of UsePrivacy PolicyFAQResources
Copyright © 2019, All rights reserved.
Some pages may contain portions of text relating to certain topics obtained from wikipedia.org under the GNU FDL license