Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Because You And I Both Know How It Feels To Have Clothes We Don't Wear

This book is gawd. No. Seriously. Oh, what's it about? I am so very glad you asked.

Basically, everyone loves vintage. If you don't, you're probably like fourteen and just don't have an appreciation for it yet. But don't worry, in time it will come. Anyways, all of us vintage shopaholics know how it feels when you spend a whole day combing a vintage store, running back and forth from the dressing room to the racks, diving headfirst into piles, trying to force your feet into authentic Chanel flats three sizes too small - only to take home your things and realize they're just not right. The hem is fucked up, the skirt is too long, you're not exactly a fan of a good old fashioned mutton sleeve...whatever. In any case, you find yourself regretting your purchase and wishing you had that 17.38 back in your wallet. Maybe you can use that checkered micro mini as a pillowcase?

Have no fear! Bridget Artise and Jen Karetnick have put together the most amazing book in history. They show you how to rework and reconstruct all your vintage finds and transform them into even more amazing pieces of clothing. I'm going to buy this book as soon as it drops on December 9.

Consider yourself sold.



Lolita Hazed said...

I seriously cannot get enough of DIY books. It's probably because I'm so damn bored all the time. I love vintage shopping and used to just get shit so I could say I could. But there would be SO many problems, and I've grown apart from my outrageous fashions of yesteryear-- so this is AWESOME. Thnx!

Lolita Hazed said...

*so I could say I had. Oops.