Vintage Violet

May 4, 2008

Read about vintage

Filed under: From Me — by Bobbi Lee Hitchon @ 3:02 pm
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On Saturday I was at Borders book store and I got caught up in reading about vintage. I had no idea there was so much literature about vintage clothing, fabrics, and how to run a vintage business or consignment shop. I mostly found a lot of coffee table books with more photos than writing. But here are some books that will expand as well as entertain your little vintage minds.

Vintage books at Borders

Vintage Vixen’s book list

Best Book Buys vintage clothing book list



  1. If you love vintage clothing and want a good, informative book–with more text than pictures!–be sure to pick up The Little Guide to Vintage Clothing, which will be published by Quirk Books in Sept 09. I’m working on it now with the author, Melody Fortier ( It provides expert advice on selecting, caring for, and fixing up quality pieces and it has a lovely design and color pictures. Visit for more info!

    Comment by M.E. — March 25, 2009 @ 10:28 am |Reply

  2. A book I am longing to get hold of is Love Vintage by Nicole Jenkins of Circa Vintage Clothing. Nicole is a Vintage Fashion Guild member and a leading light in the world of vintage fashion. The book is due to be published October 2009 but you can put your name down for a copy directly with the publishers at

    If you want to learn about vintage fabrics and the construction of vintage clothing, this is a must-read! Thank you for highlighting the subject of reading and learning more about vintage fashion!

    Comment by catwalkcreative — August 11, 2009 @ 2:05 pm |Reply

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