Want to buy vintage but hate to marathon shop? Looking for runway fashion at a fraction of their retail cost? Costume designer Diana Eden and fashion columnist Gloria Lintermans round up all the must-shop spots in cities and expos, share insights, manufacturers and designers to look for, style secrets of prominent Hollywood costume designers, and reveal everything you need to know to decode the trends and fads from the 20s through the dawn of the 21st century.
Eden and Lintermans round up all the must-shop spots in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Dallas, Chicago, New Orleans, Boston, Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Las Vegas, Salt Lake City, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Denver, Houston, Philadelphia, San Diego, Twin Cities, and Washington D.C., along with vintage expos across the U.S. and fabulous web sites, where fashionphiles from around the world converge to find genuine treasures.
Retro Chic goes beyond mere store listings; the authors share their enthusiasm for discovering great clothing, reveal insights and style secrets of prominent Hollywood costume designers, and relate the passion and creativity of the owners of these amazing stores.
Where to buy it - from the $5 dress to the mint-condition Givenchy of your dreams!
Courréges or Kenzo? '20s or '80s? Find out who carries what - the designers, the decades, and the styles.
Learn where movie studios take wardrobes - and buy the same dress you saw on screen.
Extensively researched and oh-so user friendly. Whether on a big budget or scouring for the deals and steals, let Retro Chic be your roadmap.