Virtual Vintage

Authors Linda Lindroth and Deborah Newell Tornello equip readers from head to toe with • more than 100 chic sites—rated and evaluated • instructions on contacting sellers • smart strategies for bidding in online auctions • advice ...

Virtual Vintage

Virtual Vintage

Vintage clothing has never been more chic, with everyone from celebrity trendsetters to style-conscious professionals searching for wearable treasures from the past. Virtual Vintage is the first and only guide that helps both the novice and the fashion connoisseur evaluate and confidently participate in the thriving vintage marketplace that exists online. No other book explains how to get it, sell it, fix it, or wear it with flair. Authors Linda Lindroth and Deborah Newell Tornello equip readers from head to toe with • more than 100 chic sites—rated and evaluated • instructions on contacting sellers • smart strategies for bidding in online auctions • advice about evaluating the size, quality, and colors of a garment • tips for cleaning and repairing vintage items Whether you’re looking for a 1960s Rudi Gernreich knit, Gucci hipster trousers, a Claire McCardell for Townley shirtwaist, or a Chanel suit in pink wool with black patent-leather trim, Virtual Vintage will help you build a unique and sensational wardrobe.

The Real World Guide to Fashion Selling and Management

Virtual Vintage: The Insider's Guide to Buying and Selling Fashion Online. New York: Random House, 2002. Mahoney, Sarah. “For Back-to-School, Macy's Socializes.” MediaPost Publications, July 15, ...

The Real World Guide to Fashion Selling and Management

The Real World Guide to Fashion Selling and Management

Provides the kind of examples and information that lead to success in the fashion retail world, including the characteristics of great salespeople, using digital and social media, and adapting to change in the fashion marketplace.

Through The Looking Glasses

Published in 2002, when printed books about how to use the internet were still considered a money-spinner, Virtual Vintage: The Insider's Guide to Buying and Selling Fashion Online contains a section on eyewear that provides both a ...

Through The Looking Glasses

Through The Looking Glasses

'Elegant and multi-focal. Glorious!' Simon Garfield The humble pair of glasses might just be one the world's greatest inventions, allowing millions to see a world that might otherwise appear a blur. And yet how much do many of us even really think about these things perched on the ends of our noses? In this eye-opening history Travis Elborough traces the fascinating true story of spectacles: from their inception as primitive visual aids to monkish scribes right through to today's designer eyewear and the augmented reality of Google Glass. And taking in along the way such delights as lorgnettes, monocles, pince-nez, tortoise-shell 'Windsors' and Ray Ban aviator shades. Peering into early theories about how the eye worked, he considers the theological and philosophical arguments about the limits of perception by Greek thinkers, Roman statesmen and Arab scholars. There are encounters with ingenious medieval Italian glassmakers, myopic Renaissance rulers and spectacle-makers and opticians, brilliant, mad, bad and dangerous to know, in the Londons of Samuel Pepys, Dr Johnson and Sherlock Holmes. We learn how eyeglasses were the making of the silent movie star Harold Lloyd and the rock n roller Buddy Holly and helped liberate an exasperated John Lennon from Beatlemania. Get hip to horn-rims with Dizzy Gillespie and Michael Caine And see girls in glasses through the lenses of the crime fiction by Dorothy L Sayers and Raymond Chandler and the full-screen figure of Marilyn Monroe. Through the Looking Glasses is about vision and the need for humanity to see clearly, and where the impulse to improve our eyesight has led us. The society of the spectacle may finally be upon us . . . but how much of it do we really see?

Everyday eBay

Greg Holden, The Collector's Guide to Ebay: The Ultimate Resource for Buying, Selling, and Valuing Collectibles (New York: ... Virtual Vintage: The Insider's Guide to Buying and Selling Fashion Online (New York: Random House, 2002), 23.

Everyday eBay

Everyday eBay

Everyday eBay is the first scholarly analysis of the internet marketplace that has become a global social, cultural and economic phenomenon. The eighteen new and classic essays gathered here examine eBay from a wide variety of perspectives as a bellwether of taste and material culture; as a rich site of cultural, racial, and sexual discourse and practice; as an emergent media form; and as a facilitator of global consumerism. From old toys steeped in nostalgia to 'rare' limited edition shoes, the contributors demonstrate that value on eBay is never simply about 'price'. On any given day, more than two million items are listed for sale on eBay, from everyday objects to kitsch and collectibles to the truly bizarre. Since its debut ten years ago, eBay has quickly become a central destination for millions of web browsers. According to eBay itself, up to 165,000 Americans now make their living by selling through the website, and other business analysts project that hundreds of thousands of individuals worldwide now make their living through eBay.

Fashioning Memory

Vintage Style and Youth Culture Heike Jenss. Lehnert, Gertrud, ed. (1998). ... Dress, Culture and Commerce: The English Clothing Trade before the Factory, 1600–1800. ... Virtual Vintage: The Insider's Guide to Buying and Selling Online.

Fashioning Memory

Fashioning Memory

The valuing of old clothes as “vintage” and the recollection of the sartorial past, whether through second-hand consumption or the wearing of new old-fashioned clothes, has become a widespread phenomenon. This book illuminates sartorial and bodily engagements with memory and time through the temporal and nostalgic potency of fashion, and what this means for contemporary wearers. Based on in-depth ethnographic research including participant observation and interviews with sixties enthusiasts in Germany, who relocate British mod style into the twenty-first century, Jenss examines the practices and experiences that are part of the sartorial remembering of “the sixties,” from hunting flea markets and eBay, to the affect of material and mediated memories on vintage wearers. Jenss offers unique insights into the fashioning of time, cultural memory, and modernity, tracing the history and current appeal of vintage in fashion and youth culture, and asking: what kind of experiences of temporality and memory are enacted through fashion? How have evaluations of second-hand clothes shifted in the twentieth century? Fashioning Memory provides a unique insight into the diverse use of fashion as a memory mode and asks how style is remembered, performed, transformed, and reinvested across time, place, and generation.

Don t Call the Thrift Shop

COMICS Overstreet , Robert M. The Official Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide . ... 2005 Comic Book Checklist and Price Guide : Comics Buyers Guide . ... Virtual Vintage : The Insider's Guide to Buying and Selling Fashion Online .

Don t Call the Thrift Shop

Don t Call the Thrift Shop

Enables readers to determine the value of jewelry, coins, china, silver, and other estate heirlooms in a guide that includes coverage of how to identify valuable antiques, understand how certain items gain value, and participate in an auction or estate sale. Original.

American Book Publishing Record

Indians of North America - ClothingExhibitions . I. Hisey , Scott . II . ... LINDROTH , Linda , 1946391'.2'074 Virtual vintage : the insider's guide to buying and selling fashion online / Linda Lindroth and Deborah Newell Tornello .

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Who s Who in American Art 2003 2004

... Little Rock , Ark ; Sara Howell Gallery , Jonesboro , Ark ; Gallery V , Kansas City , Mo ; The Old Print Shop , NYC . ... 78 ; Virtual Vintag , e The Insider's Guide to Buying and Selling Fashion Online , Random House , 2002.

Who s Who in American Art 2003 2004

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