AuntieValsCloset

Vintage Clothing and More! Thanks For Visiting!

Massachusetts, United States · 383 Sales

AuntieValsCloset

Vintage Clothing and More! Thanks For Visiting!

Massachusetts, United States 383 Sales On Etsy since 2011

5 out of 5 stars
(147)

Announcement   Vintage Clothing and More!
Thank you for visiting my little vintage shop :) You will find a wide range of items from all era's.
All items laundered and dry cleaned unless item has original store tags or noted otherwise.
Join me on-
Instagram: auntievalscloset
Twitter: sugarplum893
Tumbler http://auntievalscloset.tumblr.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AuntieValsCloset
Etsy calculates shipping via weight and size of packaged item
International buyer responsible for taxes and customs fees.
**Banner and profile photograph by Jenny Jope http://www.jennyjope.com/

Announcement
Last updated on May 7, 2016

Vintage Clothing and More!
Thank you for visiting my little vintage shop :) You will find a wide range of items from all era's.
All items laundered and dry cleaned unless item has original store tags or noted otherwise.
Join me on-
Instagram: auntievalscloset
Twitter: sugarplum893
Tumbler http://auntievalscloset.tumblr.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AuntieValsCloset
Etsy calculates shipping via weight and size of packaged item
International buyer responsible for taxes and customs fees.
**Banner and profile photograph by Jenny Jope http://www.jennyjope.com/

Auntie Val

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Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(147)
Robert Knapp

Robert Knapp on Aug 22, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Best man loved it (and, unlike me, got it without having to look it up). Probably couldn't have come faster if I'd driven the 3 towns over to pick it up myself.

Bradley Vander Wolde

Bradley Vander Wolde on Aug 16, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Excellent ship time 1/2way across the country in 3 work days! Bought for my daughter her school has a throwback dance every year she looks great wearing it. Thanks

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heart_eyes Vintage Yves Saint Laurent YSL Large Silk Scarf Shawl heart_eyes
This 1950s 1960s Vintage Cotton and Lace Soft Pink Sleeveless Scallop Edge Hem Nightgown looked so pretty in the office early AM now listed in shop two_hearts
zap️Shimmering bugle beaded 80s silk over polyester lining listed last night. Silky Nites by CherishDon't know what shimmered more. This dress in the dimly lit room or the New England zap️skies.zap️Major light shows around here.

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About

Auntie Vals Closet

I think everyone should own a piece of history, and often contemplate what stories they may have.
Instagram: auntievalscloset
Twitter: sugarplum893
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AuntieValsCloset?ref=hl
I have habit of finding pieces that need a home and want them to find them one~ If something has lasted a long time it deserves it.
How Auntie Val’s closet came to be was people liked to check out what I have in my closet. When my daughter came home from college break we say I loves you and she heads to my closet and asks while in there “anything new mum?”
It started when I became fascinated with anything Victorian, looking back on my tender years I guess I found it rather romantic. Possibly typical for a young girl to fancy. I also grew up in an old farm-house built in 1714 which held much mystery and adventure for me and my friends.
The Victorian era was interesting; whole mourning jewelry thing, dressing in black to show mourning, walking that widows walk = morbid romance. I kinda liked it and still do. Maybe it was the making of jewelry out of your dead lovers hair or the intricacies of the clothing design and workmanship which also transcends to other items of that era. I later studied with fellow artisans and independently of the jewelry from that time period.
However I think the ball really started rolling when my moms friend, a fellow antique dealer had a really cool bright red blouse from the 1930′s and my mom bought it for me at the age of eleven.
I recall getting picked on because it was a vivid orange/red and was different. I did not care, I loved it, no one else had one like it, it got me hooked.
I still have that orange/red blouse in the same pristine condition and wear it to this day.

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Last updated on Jul 29, 2016
Frequently asked questions

Sizing details

Vintage sizes are not the same as today's modern sizes and I am more than happy to take more measurements if you need them or convert measurements to centimeters; I am in process of updating measurements to include centimeters.
All measurements are taken of items when laying flat. Multiply times two to get the measurement.
I suggest comparing to a similar item you have.
Bust is measured from armpit seam to armpit seam.
Waist measurement is taken the same way at the narrowest point of waist
Hips are also done the same at the widest point of hips
Shoulders are measured from shoulder seam to shoulder seam across the front of the item.

I love my seamstress, tailor and shoe cobbler :)

Gift wrapping and packaging

Packaging and Shipping:
I attempt to keep the weight of parcels as light as possible to keep shipping fees as low as can be. I often use poly garment bags for that purpose.
I do try to stay as green when I can and will use recycled cardboard boxes.
My objective is to send your item SECURE and as low of cost as possible this can be very trying with the rate increases.

Gift Wrapping:
I do not offer additional gift wrapping at this time.

Shipping

I mail out all items as soon as possible within 1 to 3 days. It depends on the day and time of purchase.
I attempt to keep the weight of parcels as light as possible to keep shipping fees as low as can be. I often use poly garment bags for that purpose.
I do try to stay as green when I can and will use recycled cardboard boxes.
My objective is to send your item SECURE and as low of cost as possible this can be very trying with the rate
I do not have control of the Postal Service; if there is an issue please contact me and we can work together with the Postal Service to get a resolution.
Buyer is responsible for any taxes or custom fees I do not have control of that and it is based on your countries policy.
I can not mark items as gift.

Will you put an item(s) on reserve or hold for me?

My standard is I will reserve/hold for 10 days. If additional time is needed contact me.
To place an item on a Reserve Hold:
Contact me with the request and I will note" Hold Reserve Do Not Buy" on the description lines and send you an email this has been done.
Please contact me with any inquires.