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Style Me Vintage: Accessories

A guide to collectable hats, gloves, bags, shoes, costume jewellery & more

Naomi Thompson

Liz Tregenza

Pavilion

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ISBN: 9781909815001

Price: £14.99

Publication date: 25 September 2014

Series: Style Me Vintage

Category: Fashion

Accessories – the cherry on the cake for those seeking to finish off their vintage look to perfection. From hats and jewellery to bags and shoes, this essential addition to the popular Style Me Vintage series is fully dedicated to sourcing and wearing accessories from a range of periods.

Vintage accessory is a fast-growing market and it is now easy for anyone to collect and wear period treasures. While there are many great finds to be made it’s also an area where it’s easy to go wrong. But don’t worry, here to help you through the minefield are vintage experts and fashionistas Naomi Thompson and Liz Tregenza. With extensive knowledge and enthusiasm they offer invaluable advice on how to correctly identify, source and wear vintage jewellery, sunglasses, hats, gloves, scarves, bags, shoes and more.

Whether you are striving for an authentic 1920s style, a 1980s look or anything in between – it’s the accessories and smaller details that help create that polished vintage look. But it’s not necessarily all about recreating the look of a certain era – Naomi and Liz will show you how endlessly wearable vintage accessories can be, and how to become a savvy and knowledgeable collector.

With advice from top experts such as Claire Goldsmith (Oliver Goldsmith) and Katherine Higgins (BBC TV vintage expert, broadcaster and author) as well as informative and inspirational photography and no-nonsense tips, this is every vintage fan’s must-have guide.

ABOUT THE Author

Naomi Thompson is a stylist and personal shopper specializing in vintage fashion (www.naomithompson.co.uk). She has been featured in the pages of Vogue, Sunday Times Style, The Telegraph, Cosmopolitan and Psychologies, among many others, and is also a regular contributor to BBC Homes and Antiques magazine. Naomi lives in Southsea in Portsmouth.

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ABOUT THE Author

Liz Tregenza is a vintage fashion specialist and historian, and recently grauduated with a Masters in Design History from the RCA. Liz has worked for a number of museums including the V&A and Hampshire museums service. She co-curated her first museum show at the age of 20 and has since contributed to numerous books and research papers. She is an avid collector of all things novelty and blogs about vintage clothing as Advantage in Vintage.

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