How do you source vintage goods?
When you’re starting out in the world of selling vintage clothing, maybe as a home-based business, local thrift shops can be excellent sources of vintage finds. If you have the patience and eye for scouring racks and don’t need a ton of inventory, start there. 💡 Vintage thrifting tips: Go often and on the right days.
Where do vintage shops get their stock?
Wholesalers generally get their stock by picking from thrift store cast offs that end up in overseas rag houses. Pickers then cull any items that can be sold to vintage shops through wholesalers.
How do you identify an authentic vintage?
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- Good people—Buy from a trusted seller.
- Good quality—Look for key authenticity points.
- Good smell—Ask about odor.
- Good details—Be sure the original notions are intact.
- Good sizing—Go by detailed measurements, not listed size.
Where can I find vintage items online?
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- Etsy. “With sellers offering goods from around the world, you can find tons of upcycled and vintage items for any room in your home.”
- One Kings Lane.
- Revival Rugs.
- Everything But the House.
- Facebook Marketplace.
Are old clothes worth anything?
Authentic garments from the 1960s or earlier may be more valuable than garments from later decades, depending on the quality and whether or not modern consumers want to wear the style. In addition to clothes from the 60s and earlier, designer clothes from any era can have value to collectors.
How old does something have to be to be considered vintage?
Most antique dealers consider an item to be vintage if it is at least 40 years old. So, in the context of this blog date, a vintage item would be made between 1918 and 1978. Even though many vintage items are nostalgic, they are sought after for many reasons besides their age.
How do I find antiques?
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- Estate Sales.
- Garage Sales.
- Flea Markets.
- Live Auctions.
- Thrift Stores.
- Shops and Malls.