Retro Chick is taking a well earned holiday, but never fear, she has arranged some fabulous guest bloggers to keep you entertained. Today Laurie Callsen talks about how to get a vintage look using modern day clothes. Laurie blogs about modern day journalism while dressed in her Golden-Era inspired garb over at Retro Reporter.
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Our vintage inspired dresses are offered with a modern twist, making them just-right options for a range of events and occasions. Getting dressed in the morning is fun when your wardrobe is filled with colorful, retro pieces perfect for mixing and matching. Separates such as skirts, trousers and blouses enable you to get many different uses out of just a few items, and all of ours feature the high-waisted, cropped or polka dotted goodness that Unique Vintage is known for.
It's sad, but true: Not every item in our donation pile should be there. Some items are too stained, worn or even too personal to pack up for Goodwill. Plus, sorting through inappropriate donations can waste a charity's valuable time.
Show less Making clothes appear vintage and worn is an ongoing trend that flits in and out of mainstream and indie fashion. Clothing that is made to look vintage and worn can be very expensive.
All you need is Heat n Bond, which you can get at most craft stores. Here's the full tutorial. You can do a moon, or a letter, or a flower, or whatever you want.
Why not try your hand at a little bit of DIY and give your old clothes a new look. Wondering how to fade your clothing? There are a few different ways to fade materials and how to make clothes look older.
Vintage connotes something better, more mature, and seemingly more tasteful. Although vintage shopping has become a very popular trend as of late, the stock itself can tend to be a little too scruffy or worn, which means it might just be better to opt for clothing inspired by its vintage counterpart, rather than going for the real deal. Although there are some vintage pieces that work great with the modern wardrobe, the key is finding very high quality, lightly used pieces.
Me, wearing a mix of vintage and new pieces. Photo by Kaitlin K. First of all, let me preface this by stating that there is nothing wrong with looking like you're wearing a costume when you're not.
Where can I purchase Enzymes to make new clothes look like they have been worn for many years? I want to make new clothes look like they are old. I know this can be done with enzymes and would like to know where I might purchase enzymes specifically produced for this purpose. Hello oprylandusa-ga, Well, I thought this would be a fairly easy question to research, and as far as information about the use of enzymes for this purpose, it was.