Specializing in the finest Vintage Clothing and Accessories
About My Vintage Clothes Line
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About UsFor as long as I can remember, I have been fascinated with the elegance of fashions of past eras and for more than thirty years, I have pursued my passion for collecting and wearing vintage clothing and accessories. When I first started searching for these treasures, there was very little interest in this area of collecting and many wonderful items were destined for the trash pile! Sadly, many items were lost forever. But, times have changed and, fortunately, there are many collectors today who have a keen sense of appreciation for vintage fashion. It is very important to remember that fashion is a definite part of our history and most often reflects technological changes as well as social attitudes and may well offer our greatest opportunity to express our individualism. Wearing vintage not only makes one feel unique and special, it's, also, incredibly fun! It is my hope that this shop will be enjoyed by seasoned collectors as well as novices and will help to keep the love and preservation of Vintage Fashion alive and well!
I will be constantly searching for the very finest in Vintage Fashions and Accessories and presenting them in my shop for sale. All items for sale will be in very good to excellent condition as I am very selective in my purchases. I make every effort to describe the items for sale as accurately as humanly possible. I want you to be thrilled with your vintage purchase....but, remember, it is VINTAGE and most of the time has been worn and loved by someone else previously, unless otherwise stated. Even when items are "New Old Stock", the materials used in the garments are vintage. And, never hesitate to contact me with questions before your purchases or with inquiries about items you are currently searching for, as I may have that particular item in my inventory, but not yet listed.
I was a proud member of Vintage Fashion and Costume Jewelry(VFCJ) for almost twenty years and am now a member of a new club, Costume Jewelry Collectors International(CJCI).
I am, also, a member of The Costume Society of America and have pieces from my personal jewelry collection published in the new 4th Edition of Warman's Jewelry, Fine & Costume Jewelry by Kathy Flood. I maintain three booth spaces and a showcase in the Williamsburg Antique Mall in Williamsburg, Virginia and if you haven't visited this mall, you are missing one of the best malls in America with over 300 dealers!
You may subscribe to my shop and be the first to know about special sales or markdowns on items for sale! Often, I will offer free shipping to "Subscribers Only" on certain items or for special celebration events! To do so, just simply click on the word, "Subscribe", which appears in the column to the left of the screen. I will, also, let you be the first to know when new items are listed. Thanks so much for your patronage. I truly look forward to meeting your vintage clothing needs!
As of March 15, 2011, I am now a proud member of Vintage Fashion Guild (VFG). I encourage all who are truly interested in Vintage Fashion to visit the website for Vintage Fashion Guild and enjoy all of the resources that this wonderful organization provides to the public and the trade.
*****Before purchasing, please read and be familiar with our Terms of Sale to avoid any misunderstanding of our policies.******
*****Please be aware that I am unable to ship on Fridays, so purchases made late on Thursday or on Friday will not be shipped until the following Saturday.
***** Even though our shipping policies state that I will not ship out of the USA, if you are out of the country you may want to send an email and check to see if your country is one that I will ship purchases to.
***** HERE IS SOMETHING TO CONSIDER WHEN PURCHASING WOMENS VINTAGE CLOTHING......
In 1958, Size 16 would have been Size 8 by today's standards! A woman who wore a Size 8 in 1958 would have had these measurements:
Bust 31", Waist 23.5" and would have weighted 98 lbs.
So please bear in mind that when you see larger sizes in fashions of yesteryear, that sometimes is very small by today's standards and I will often mention this in the description of the size of a garment.
I AM ALWAYS WILLING TO CONSIDER REASONABLE OFFERS...PLEASE DON'T HESITATE TO CONTACT ME IF YOU ARE SERIOUSLY INTERESTED IN AN ITEM. If you are interested in making a reasonable offer, please do so BEFORE you make a purchase order.....NOT AFTER! Once you make a purchase order, you are committed to purchase the item at the LISTED PRICE, unless I have accepted your offer and, in that case, I will change the listed price and send an updated invoice. AND, I DO HAVE A LAYAWAY POLICY FOR ITEMS $200.00 AND UP! CONTACT ME FOR FURTHER DETAILS.
OUR CUSTOMER TESTIMONIALS: Thanks for all of your kind comments....I absolutely love to get your feedback! It's always so nice to know how much you are enjoying your vintage fashions! Your patronage is so greatly appreciated! And, now that Ruby Lane has TRUSTPILOT, when you make a purchase from My Vintage Clothes Line, you can use that venue to leave your Feedback comments concerning our service and merchandise.....and, I am always striving to make those comments "POSITIVE"!
* I received the Christian Dior turban hat today and it is gorgeous. I was so pleased that it is just
as described and looks just like the picture. Also, I was not expecting to receive the gorgeous scarf shown in the picture with the hat, but I wanted to thank you for including it. It will be put to good use and enjoyed very much. Kathy, Oregon
*just picked up the dress. soooo beautiful! thank you! and thank you for the very thoughtful gift!
i'm very happy!! Therese, California
*Earlier today I received the hat. Has arrived in perfect condition. It is very beautiful.
It is a spectacular hat, perfect for cold days of Burgos.
Thank you very much for the scarf is beautiful, I will use it in my head to holdyour hair this summer.
Thanks for everything and Kisses. Yolan, Spain
The hat arrived and it is gorgeous. I actually paused for a
moment and thought about keeping for myself...but my niece will
be beyond thrilled and with her dark, dark hair she will look
amazingly beautiful. Carrie, Illinois
*The lovely hat and scarf have arrived at my daughter's house.
Thank you so much for everything. Maureen, California
*i received the purse today and i love
it, it's very beautiful! thank-you. Donna, Bronx,NY
*I just wanted to let you know that the purse (and beautiful scarf!) arrived in yesterday's mail. I love them both! Thanks so much! I will keep checking your site for treasures. Jessica, California
* The package arrived yesterday. The Jack McConnell hat was even more beautiful than I had imagined. Thank you also for the gift. So lovely and the colors just perfect to match for my new hat. Helen Mary, Jamaica Plain, MA
* Just wanted to let you know I received the Frank Olive hat today
and it is beautiful and in PERFECT condition. I love it! And
thank you also for the scarf. It looks great with the hat. Melissa-Anne, South Carolina
* absolutely loved the hat! It was the cutest one i ever seen! it will fit perfectly to my 1940 coat in the same material and colour: if i find someone that can take a picture on me in it i will send one for you: thanks for the lovely scarf to and the hatbox they where both lovely:
thx and hugs! johanna, Sweden
* I just received the hat today and I was stunned at the brilliance of the
design. The metal side loops make the hat stick like a magnet on my head.
Considering this hat should be worn on an angle, and with such a flat top,
I could not believe its aerodynamic perfection. Thank you for the scarf! It is beautiful!!!! Laurie, Canada
* My gorgeous hat arrived at the post office today - safe and sound. I
absolutely love it! Thank you once again - I'm a very happy customer. Cathie, Australia
* Just received the hat - love it! And thank you so much for the scarf - beautiful! Rachel, MA
* I received the hat Saturday, and it was love at first sight! Thank you
for including the lovely gift scarf - it was such a sweet gesture.
It's uniquely beautiful, and in mint condition - must have spent the
last 50 years in a box. I would not hesitate to buy from you again.
Thanks for the superb service and product! Sandy, IN
* My lovely new beaded top arrived today and it's a perfect fit. Imagine my
surprise when I saw the little "treat" tucked in with it! Thank you very
much for the pretty scarf which has all my favorite colors in it. What a
generous and lovely gesture. Thank you very much. Brooke, Washington,D.C.
*I recieved my hat today,,Thank you so much for the added suprise, i love the scarf!...It was a pleasure doing business with you, thank you for being very professional and accommodating. Rachael, OR
*Got the gorgeous coat and your very generous gift! What a
beautiful scarf! Thank you so much for your extremely beautiful
coat and for being such a reputable seller! Melanie, WA
* I rec'd the lovely straw hat today - AND the lovely
silk scarf. I love scarves, esp. silk ones, and the spots are
great. It will look wonderful with a black and white outfit or
either. Thanks so much. Look forward to working with you again.
*I got the dress today and it fits perfectly! It is fitted up top but very loose and flowing below the waist. Very pretty and perfect for my event. Thanks for working to get that to me on time and thanks for the lovely scarf! Jennifer, Florida
*Got the package this morning; all was in good order . The dress looks
great and how sweet of you to include a gift--the scarf is lovely and i'm sure i will
Thank you for your thoughtfulness, Rebekah, Massachusetts
*The purse arrived and it is lovely. Thank you so much. And the
little scarf is perfect as well. What a nice surprise. I am sure
we will be in touch again, but thank you for the wonderful
service. Colleen, CA
*The hat arrived today and I absolutely love it! It fits perfectly and looks even better than I had hoped. I plan to wear it to this summers Gatsby picnic. Thanks again. Val, CA
*received the oh so cute blouse and the Oscar scarf!
Thank you so much for the gift; the colors and motifs in the scarf
are perfect for me. Rebekah, MA
*Hat received safe and sound and is exactly right, thank you so
much!! Best wishes, Diane. London, UK
*I just wanted to let you know that I received the gown and robe
today! I am very happy with both of them and would like to thank
you for the beautiful gift that you included. Thank you! Grietje, MA
*My lovely coat arrived today and I am so pleased!
Thank you for your prompt service and for my surprise scarf. Allison, ME
*The complimentary scarf is just too much...lol.....Thanks for the best online shopping experience ever, Bonnie. Adrian, Texas
* Love the shoes! . They match the colors in my vintage 60s
jumpsuit with palazzo legs.perfect! and thank you for the lovely
bonus scarf...delightful colors in it .
Great deal for me. thanks to your good taste! Carol, WA
*Beautuful Hat arrived just now. I am absolutely
wrapped in it. How kind of you to include the gorgeous Scarf that
was in the original picture and a lovely Hankerchief. You are a
very kind and thoughtful Lady and I do appreciate your kindness.
I certainly hope to buy from you again in the future. Many thanks
again. Bev, Australia
*the bag arrived this morning and I LOVE it!!! Better than
expectations. Thank you also for the silk scarf, that was very generous of
you. Moira, Edinburgh, UK
*A HUGE Thank You!!! The hat is scrumptious and the silk scarf a truly beautiful surprise. Thank you so much for your generosity and unexpected kindness. I will wear both the hat and scarf with great joy knowing how happy I was when I received them.
With Every Good Wish to You, Kathy, Canada
*Just wanted to share how
delighted I am with my purchase. The snood is awesome! Ordered
on Thursday and received on Monday. The item was packed
extremely well. Thank you so much! Linda, Alexandria, Virginia
*I've just received my coat and scarf! Very kind of you to send the scarf. they'll both get lots of wear. Thank you so much, the coats beautiful!!! Stacy, UK
*Oh Bonnie, I am just thrilled! It is absolutely stunning, it fits perfectly, the colour is gorgeous, and the feathers 'poofed' as you said they would. And the scarf - that was such a wonderful surprise and very generous of you. I'm over the moon!
My many thanks again! Amy, UK
*Got home and opened my package and I love it!! A real beauty, just as it was pictured. It really is in great condition! Thank you also for the lovely silk scarf, that was such a surprise and very nice of you!! Thank you again. Alexandra, Washington, D.C.
*The hat arrived today in PERFECT condition. It is gorgeous. I am using it in a play that I will be in in October and it will be perfect for my part.
Also, thanks for the beautiful scarf! What a lovely surprise!
Thanks again for your courtesies! Lauren, TX 9/16/2013
*I'm writing you to let you know, that I have received the package!
Everything looks amazing, thank you so much :)
Kind regards, Sos, Denmark 10/28/2013
*My coat arrived today ... Right as scheduled. I LOVE it!!! Thank you so much....and thank you for the special addition of a scarf! I couldn't be happier!
Cherrie, Merrimack, NH 10/28/2013
*I picked up my hat this morning, it is fabulous......and thank you for the scarf, I was excited about getting it, I like scarfs', they are so elegant.
Thanks again. Ruby, NY 12/26/2013
*Hi, purse arrived safely and I love it. The scarf is GREAT!
Thanks so much, Kay, WY 3/11/2014
*Thank You Bonnie,
The beautiful hat and scarf arrived safely. I love them. Kind
regards, Arlene. Australia 9/16/14
*I just received the coat today. It is beautiful, it looks even better in person! The quality and condition of the coat is amazing. Also, thank you so much for the Liz Claiborne scarf, you really didn't have to do that! It's a lovely scarf. Thanks again, Victoria, Australia 4/13/15
*Hi, Bonnie: I just loved this brooch! And thanks for the lovely
scarf, how wonderful! You are super- nice! Warm Regards, Nancy, ND, 8/06/15