Fun, funky, and fabulous, this is the first personal buying guide to help you get in on the resale craze that is sweeping America.
Would you like to find a mint-condition Yves Saint Laurent jacket for $25…a brand-new, pleated wool skirt still bearing the original $40 price tag, for $7…a genuine Dior suit for $75? Now you can! In Secondhand Chic you’ll discover where to look, what to look for, and how to buy quality. In fact, you’ll get all the secrets of spotting a valuable bargain so you can shop brilliantly whether you’re in a consignment, thrift, or vintage store. Expert shopper Christa Weil shares the insider information that will help you buy the best clothes you’ve ever owned…at a fraction of the retail cost.
Learn about:
Spotting quality — which you will know immediately from buttons, pockets, seams, and fabric
Labels…big names, department store brands, exquisite foreign lines — and fakes!
Finding your size when there are no labels or tags