Style Me Vintage
Clothes: A Guide to Sourcing and Creating Retro Looks
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|Format:||Hardback, 112 pages|
|Other Information: ||over 100 colour photographs|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 01 February 2012|
Have you ever wanted to introduce vintage into your wardrobe, but felt unsure where to start? Vintage styles have never been more popular, with everyone from major stars to teens on the street looking to indulge in retro glamour. Whether you are looking to completely overhaul your look, go for complete vintage glam, or just introduce a few key vintage pieces into your day-to-day wardrobe, this book shows you how. Packed with tips on how to find unique, one-off items that fit your budget, that will look fabulous and also retain their value, Style Me Vintage: Clothes also teaches you what to look for, when to part with your cash, and what to avoid. Learn how to determine which era suits your shape and how to build a retro look from the base up. You'll also find tips on how to make retro styles work with modern accessories. Filled with fun, detailed photographs showing classic looks from the 1920s to the 1980s, this is essential reading for every girl who likes to dress up.
About the Author
Naomi Thompson is a stylist and personal shopper specializing in vintage fashion. She launched the first high tech, on-line vintage shop, Vintage Secret, to immediate acknowledgement in the Guardian's 'What's Hot' list, quickly establishing a reputation for sourcing superb quality clothes at reasonable prices. In 2011, Naomi decided to put her expertise to good use and now is recognized as the UK's premier vintage personal shopper. Passionate about finding good quality items at the right price, she believes that vintage is the way forward when it comes to creating your own style. Find her at: www.vintagesecret.com She has been featured in the pages of Vogue, Sunday Times Style, The Telegraph, Cosmopolitan and Psychologies, amongst many others, and is also a regular contributor to BBC Homes and Antiques magazine. Both Naomi and her wardrobe have enjoyed TV appearances, notably a segment on The One Show, in a Channel 4 documentary on vintage style and in a documentary on alternative London for Canal Plus.
"Thompson deftly communicates her knowledge and passion in this introductory text, which should appeal to fashion and popular culture enthusiasts." --Xpress Reviews from "Library Journal"
|Publisher: ||Pavilion Books|
|Dimensions: ||20.0 x 20.0 x 1.0 centimeters (0.48 kg)|