How to Determine Worth of Vintage Clothing

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Determining the value of vintage clothing can be accomplished by checking a few key resources. Determine the worth of vintage clothing with help from an experienced fashion professional in this free video clip.

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Hi, my name is Erica Bigger, your fashion stylist, here at New to You consignment shop. Today, we’re here to discuss how you determine the worth of your vintage clothes. First, you want to determine from which era your piece came from. So, these two lovely dresses came from the late ‘70s to the early ‘80s. This is a very important factor when you’re trying to determine the worth of your vintage wear. So, you need to know from what era it came from. Secondly, you need to know if these pieces are in trend and if they are in high demand. You need to know, you know, what people wear this today. And, most likely, these two dresses people would wear today. Thirdly, you need to know the designer, which season it came from. People are very interested and need to know from which season and which designer it came from. People will pay for designer pieces. Also, you need to know what purchase cost this came from – how much this started off as when it was originally made. You need to know that, because that’s a good factor when trying to determine the worth of these pieces. And also, the shape in which these pieces are in. If it’s in bad shape, people won’t want to pay so much. But, these two pieces have been taken care of well, and as you can see, somebody would pay top dollar because these pieces are quality pieces, and they were taken care of. My name is Erica Bigger, your fashion stylist at


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