It's higher quality, more cost effective and unique. Vintage jewelry was made with higher quality materials and was built to last. Pieces from days past can long outlive their original owner.
Vintage clothing lasts. It's less "disposable" than it is today. It was made to last longer. Quality takes a hit with mass production and these days, clothing is made cheaply in comparison.
Interest in vintage is on the rise because it's high quality, allows an expression of uniqueness, and is often more affordable than new items of similar quality. Everything old is new again. It's a great source of inspiration for costume designers, apparel design teams, vintage apparel enthusiasts, fabric designers etc.
Buying the best vintage you can afford is important. Anything damaged should be avoided. Certain things may be rare, but there are so many great pieces there is no need to settle. If you become fond of a vintage style or era, it’s easy to find out more info about what you are collecting today.
Know your subject! Don't settle, find the perfect item for you.
We will bring vintage textiles, vintage clothing, vintage fabrics, jewelry, shoes, hats and accessories. all to one spot for 2 days. 50 vendors of all vintage goods.
Chicago Vintage Clothing and Jewelry will be at St Andrews Greek Orthodox church March 2-3rd, 2018, with all the best Chicago has to offer in buying vintage clothing and jewelry. Visit, Visitor info here.
New to vintage? "What is Vintage?" is a great resource for questions of a new vintage buyer.
The Chicago Vintage Clothing and Jewelry Show will take place March 2, 3pm to 8pm, March 3, 2018. 10am to 5pm at 5649 N. Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL 60660. St. Andrews Greek Orthodox Church at the corner of Hollywood and N. Sheridan Road. The official website is www.vintageclothingandjewelry.com