Dating vintage shoes
Since then, I've practiced on hundreds and hundreds of items. I've also included other sources to contact at the bottom of the page. Older garments also sometimes had very large seams to allow for alterations.
They might also be finished by "pinking," or cutting with zig-zag scissors.
Our mission is to immerse you in everything a dancer from the Swing Era would have been familiar with.
For those of you who can’t come see our collection in person, we offer our online collection.
For a more industrial workspace, browse our collection of work shoes and work boots by top brands like Caterpillar and Bates Footwear. Light-up sneakers, sheepskin UGG boots, Sanuk flip-flops and baby booties are just a few of the shoe types we carry for kids of all ages – from infants to pre-teens and everyone in between.
As in every decade, the fashions of the 1970s were influenced by the social and political issues of the era.
During the early 70s, fashion reflected the anti-war, pro-peace mentality that had begun toward the end of the 60s, and flourished as the hippie look became more mainstream.
I've rounded up the most important tips I've found as a vintage shop owner about how to date your vintage finds.
When I was setting up my business, I really wanted to finding the best and most reliable resources so I could offer the best possible product to my customers.