find it * love it * wear it

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find it * love it * wear it

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Last updated on 11 December, 2018
Hi and welcome! was first launched in San Francisco in 1998 and expanded with an etsy store in 2010. This store features mid-century party/formal/cocktail wear with an emphasis on American designers and custom made clothing. I (Wendy, the owner) personal curate every single item in the store for you. I offer satisfaction guaranteed or your money back on every item in my store. You should settle for nothing less when shopping online! I offer the best customer service I can possibly give, 100% of the time. Shop with confidence!

Accepted payment methods

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Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 3 days of delivery
Dispatch items back within: 7 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalised orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
  • Items on sale
Returns and exchange details
Layaway items not returnable if on layaway for 6 weeks or longer.

Clothing items post-1930s: Refunds are granted less shipping costs if item is received back within 10 days of receipt of purchase for domestic buyers. For international buyers items must be returned/received back within 20 days of receipt of purchase. Items must be in same condition, undamaged and un-worn when returned. Items must be packaged same as when received. If your item was shipped with US Priority mail, please use Priority mail to return it. Ground shipping takes as much as 10 days and could result in your return window expiring. Items returned worn or damaged do not receive refunds. A 10% restocking fee may apply if items are returned late or wrinkled. Sorry... it is not that hard to nicely fold and wrap a dress! Shipping is not refundable.

No returns on sale or discounted items

Exception to return policy: clothing items pre-1940s are sold "as-is" and "all sales final" due to their antique and delicate nature. In the rare occurance that I may have misrepresented an item grossly, then returns are granted on a case by case nature.
Accepting PayPal and credit card payments through etsy.
Most shipping quotes for domestic shipping is for USPS Priority mail or parcel post mail - if you prefer another shipping carrier (or if you require expedited shipping such as Express Next Day) please do not hesitate to convo me for a quote. I am happy to accomodate!

Domestic shipping: USPS Priority Mail with delivery confirmation (unless otherwise specified by customer). We also use parcel post shipping on large or heavy packages.

International shipping: First Class International, USPS Global Priority or International Express Mail. We happily provide Express expedited shipping on request, and also shippig via fed ex and ups on request. You can request a quote before purchase, or make the purchase and add a note at check out that you prefer Express mail.

Important Note About Customs Forms and the Law:

Packages being mailed outside the USA require customs forms. Customs forms are for declaring the contents and value of the package. Packages going into their destination countries get routed through that country's customs department. Packages of any value can be detained for inspection at any time and could delay the arrival of your package. When we at complete your package's custom form information, we must by law declare the value of your purchase and mark it as "merchandise". This probably will result in you having to pay a duty tax when you collect your package. We are not responsible for your country's import or duty fee laws, or the fees you have to pay by purchasing out of country. If you have a problem with that, you need to address it to your country's import department.
Additional policies and FAQs

I have over 10 years of consignment experience and am a consignment specialist. Let me do the work and you make the money! Contact me for details on consigning your vintage clothing.


Yes! I do layaway depending on the items. It is 30% down and the balance due in 2-4 weeks. I am somewhat flexible on the down payment amount, and the layaway length. You can return layaways as you would a regular purchase from my site. If a layaway item is returned, a 10% fee will be subtracted from the refund. If a layaway is canceled mid-layaway, the deposit and payments will be refunded less 15% fee.

Condition rating:

I follow the guidelines for rating vintage clothing according to the Vintage Fashion Guild, and from experience -

Vintage Fashion Guild Condition Chart:

Pristine/Perfect/Mint - as new, no flaws or wear
Excellent - lightly worn, no noticeable flaws
Very Good - used/pre-worn, minor flaws, no repairs needed
Good - visible wear. Minor flaws and or repairs needed
Fair - numerous flaws, repairs needed, fragile
Poor - extensive damage, for display or study only

Find it, love it, wear it - and very importantly, care for it! Info on caring for your vintage investment:

and a great article with do's and don'ts here:

Warm Wishes,

Wendy Radick, Owner
Kitty Girl Vintage