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The Little Guide to Vintage Shopping

Insider Tips, Helpful Hints, Hip Shops

Melody Fortier


List Price: 18.95*
* Individual store prices may vary.


A Modern Guide to Vintage
Vintage clothing offers couture quality at a fraction of the price. But how can you spot a Dior original in a rack stuffed with Little Black Dresses? Vintage-clothing dealer Melody Fortier demystifies the entire process so you’ll know just what to look for, what to avoid, and what to pay. The Little Guide to Vintage Shopping shares insider tips for evaluating quality, selecting problem-free pieces, ensuring the perfect fit and silhouette, and caring for your unique finds. With this savvy guide tucked in your handbag, you’ll be ready to hit the streets. From fashion boutiques to flea markets, the hunt for treasures is on!

Quirk Books, 9781594744044, 192pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2009

About the Author

Melody Fortier is proprietor of Tangerine Boutique, a vintage-clothing emporium located in Gardner, Massachusetts, as well as online at