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Discussion in 'PUBLIC Information Center - Welcome to the Forums' started by poppysvintageclothing, Jan 26, 2015.

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  1. Trevor Maurer

    Trevor Maurer Registered Guest

    Hello VFG and a big thank you for letting me register with you!

    Looking around here, I'm becoming really excited about getting to know you all more and joining in with the theme. Only been here an hour or so and my head is buzzing already!

    I'm in the business of selling really great quality handmade vintage leather bags. Also been involved with 'internet stuff' for quite a few years so will be delighted to give any assistance that I can with other on-liners.

    Looking forward to what's coming! Thanks again
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  2. Arondo

    Arondo Registered Guest

    Hello may name is Arondo I was looking for more information on a collection of 30s era felt hats that we have had in family I hope I can learn something about them
  3. selvedgefinevintage

    selvedgefinevintage Trade Member

    Hi -
    I am a new to the forum but have been using the label resource on VFG extensively for my vintage clothing business. I have a brick and mortar store in Lambertville NJ as well as an etsy shop. Clothing has been my whole life - I've been sewing since I was 10, got a degree in Apparel Design and worked as a Technical Designer in the Philadelphia and New York garment industries. I have been wearing vintage for over 25 years and selling it for the past 6 years.
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  4. chelseaA

    chelseaA Registered Guest

    im new here as well. I love love this site. Seems like a pretty awesome group of people here.
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  5. FrockLobsta

    FrockLobsta Registered Guest

    Hi - newbie here! My name is Heather and my business is called FrockLobsta (any fans of the B52s?). I also LOVE Schiaparelli. Hence the name.

    I started working with women's vintage clothing and accessories but have moved into men's accessories. Ties, cravats, braces, shoes, tie pins, cufflinks, bow ties, scarves. I adore 1920s and 1950s men's neckties and cravats and I find it very hard to part with many of my items - but the bills need to be paid!
  6. pinky-a-gogo

    pinky-a-gogo Administrator Staff Member

    Everybody had matching towels!
    Great shop name-welcome!
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  7. Tessaaa

    Tessaaa Registered Guest

    Hi all,

    My name is Tessa, and I am from the Netherlands. I love vintage (don't we all?!) and hope to learn a lot through this forum.
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  8. Kimberly N Broderick

    Kimberly N Broderick Registered Guest

    Hi! I'm Nikki and I hope to learn more about vintage clothing, dating labels and fabrics. Thanks for having me!
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  9. Mary H

    Mary H Registered Guest

    Greetings all,
    I'm working with a vintage/historic collection on a college campus with items dating from the 1880s through the 1970s - it's a wonderful collection! I'm photographing, cataloging, and describing every item in the collection. Right now I'm working with the hats (over 300) in the collection. With the hats are the hair net/veils with decorations on them. I'm not sure what they're called or when they were worn - my guess is the 1950s? I've looked in a lot of reference books and on the web but I could use some suggestions.
  10. poppysvintageclothing

    poppysvintageclothing Administrator Staff Member

  11. MA Jurich

    MA Jurich Registered Guest

    New here as well. My name is Des. Just recently got hooked on vintage clothing. I find this site very informational.
  12. Cinderellie74

    Cinderellie74 Registered Guest

    Hello all. My name is Cindy. I am new to the forums. I know very little about fashion and am hoping to learn from the fashion forums. Please forgive my naivety in future posts as I am still learning :)
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  13. AngieB

    AngieB Registered Guest

    Hi :) I am new to all of this but I have several vintage items I'm curious about and am loving reading the forums!!! I'm hoping you all can help me learn more about my pieces!! :)
  14. HKWolf

    HKWolf Registered Guest

    Hi, I'm Holly. I collect vintage neckties. I found VFG while researching makers tags on the ties and I've been haunting the site ever since. I started purchasing ties for a sewing project I had in mind...but never started! The idea was to cut up the ties to make other clothing items and purses but I just couldn't bring myself to destroy them. I fell I love with my "ugly" ties and started a page for them on Facebook.

    Thanks for adding me to forum. Eager to get reading!
  15. rockabillystyle

    rockabillystyle Registered Guest

    hello everybody, im new. Just shouting out... Hello..... :)
  16. Nina Bosken

    Nina Bosken Registered Guest

    Hi! My name is Nina and I'm a blogger in the US. I live in Cincinnati, Ohio. I blog about dresses and love vintage fashion!
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  17. Attirelyvintage

    Attirelyvintage Registered Guest

    Hello VFG,
    Just signed up. I am a collector and seller. Sell on Etsy and sometimes on Ebay.
    Have been selling for 6 yrs. Hording for about 40 yrs. The first item I kept was a book I read in the 2nd grade called Spook. I still have it...somewhere!
    I look forward to intetacting in the forums.
  18. The Vintage Merchant

    The Vintage Merchant Administrator Staff Member

  19. PistolPackinMermaid

    PistolPackinMermaid Registered Guest

    Hi! I'm new here and my name is Estrella! I'm a costume designer and I love vintage stuff and costume recreation! My favorite period is the 1940s.
  20. Linda Jones

    Linda Jones Registered Guest

    Hello. I have been given access to many old pieces of costume jewelry and clothing - I am aware they are worth some money, but need to learn how to determine how to identify what I have and then how much it could be worth. I think the word "vintage" is tacked on to things that are not, and that just makes this process harder to get through. So, I'm going to be learning all I can, and when I meet the requirements of a seller then I'll apply for membership. I do love this stuff, particularly jewelry, hats and purses.
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