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Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Essential Tips When Shopping For Vintage Fashion

Be meticulous. Vintage shirts may look like slightly worn-out shirts, this is because it lives by its name 'vintage' which means classic and archetypal, antique in other words. But it doesn't always mean expensive. Vintage shirts need not be so costly.

Be open minded. If your budget can't be stretched to buy antique dresses, try thrift shops instead. Though it takes a little more effort to find good shirts there, products there are way cheaper than in specialty stores.

Accessorize. If you are still not very confident in buying vintage second-hand shirts, you can start buying accessories first. Accessories like bags, belts, scarves, shawls, can instantly pep up an outfit. These things are also easy to use with other wardrobes for everyday use. Accessory shop is a good place to start with.

Follow your instinct. Buy vintage fashion what you really need and want. Weigh which one from the store you can really use, and which one would not really matter if you don't buy it. Some products can really be attractive at first glance, think twice before you bring it to the counter and purchase it.

Don't compromise your budget. What good will it bring to you if you have purchased a really good and expensive product but you have to sacrifice your meals? Before you go on shopping, think of how much you want to spend and know your limits.

Details, details, details. Pay attention to products every detail. When you are looking for a style, try to look at the product on its bigger picture. Imagine how that particular product can help you with a whole new outfit. Buttons, edges, prints, be very meticulous on it.

Have patience. Going to thrift shops and finding the best buys can be real hard work, and it may take longer of your time that you expected. Don't give up if you can't find anything good inside one shop. Relax your mind and try to look at the bright side at every shop by looking for other good products available.(EzineArticles.com)

Find out the other guide on Fashion Merchandishing.

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