Alexis Kochenash Lorah's Profile

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I love vintage clothing, you can't beat the quality nor the style.
Going to a retail store you are subject to the whims of whatever is fashionable at the time. Just because its fashionable or a fad definitely doesn't mean it will look good, go your own way and look great.

As an anthropologist I can appreciate the history and social significance of different garments and style periods. Clothing reflects the attitudes of the time, and each piece of vintage is material culture that is a part of human history.

As a person who sews I can appreciate the quality of construction of vintage garments.
The things I post in my shop are from family, yard sales, antique shows, thrift stores, and consignment shops. I clean them or have them cleaned, check for flaws, make any necessary repairs, research the…

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  • Female
  • Born on August 3
  • Joined May 16, 2008

Favorite materials

Silk, Rayon, Leather

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About

I love vintage clothing, you can't beat the quality nor the style.
Going to a retail store you are subject to the whims of whatever is fashionable at the time. Just because its fashionable or a fad definitely doesn't mean it will look good, go your own way and look great.

As an anthropologist I can appreciate the history and social significance of different garments and style periods. Clothing reflects the attitudes of the time, and each piece of vintage is material culture that is a part of human history.

As a person who sews I can appreciate the quality of construction of vintage garments.
The things I post in my shop are from family, yard sales, antique shows, thrift stores, and consignment shops. I clean them or have them cleaned, check for flaws, make any necessary repairs, research the individual item and viola!

I've a silly little blog, http://www.alexisvintage.blogspot.com
and my flickr
http://www.flickr.com/photos/9401499@N04/
http://twitter.com/lexismonkey

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