The word ‘vintage’ when applied to clothing conjures up images of old clothes that your grandmother may have placed in a trunk in the attic. Although to some extent this might be true of vintage clothing, the wider meaning of the term encompasses garments that are unique and have value.
Buy vintage clothing cheaply online
If you can find a limited edition vintage top that you don’t wear any more or a vintage dress that is one of a kind you could consider setting up your own vintage clothes stand. You can add to your stock by purchasing vintage clothing cheaply online and start making some significant money by recycling these clothes for cash.
Vintage clothes are in fashion
Vintage clothes are very much in fashion at present and people are looking for those colourful and bold patterns from the retro era with the classic elegance of tulle or lace. Vintage inspired clothing with ruffles and adjacent buttons down the sides, lightweight jackets tied at the waist and lacy, tulle wedding dresses are all great money spinners.
The discerning vintage fashion shopper is always looking for coordinates and accessories to create the trendiest look in town and if you have an eye for this niche you can mix and match garments to create outfits that will set up a vintage clothes stand to be reckoned with in this growing marketplace.
Recycle clothes for cash
To recycle clothes for cash you need to ensure that what you buy is in good condition and that the clothes are likely to sell. At a recent Fashion Show in London size 14 models walked the catwalk and statistics shows that women are getting bigger, so the thin look is out and the curvier, fuller figure in! Buying size 12 – 16 vintage clothing is an astute move if you want to keep your stock moving.
If you have an interest in fashion and don’t have a job at the moment, 2013 could be a good year for you to start your own vintage clothing business. These clothes are not generally available in department stores because they are by definition used or second hand. Hence by offering them to those people in the marketplace that are actively seeking them, you can build a successful business whilst doing your bit for the conservation of the environment.
Research current trends in vintage clothing
In the current, depressed economic climate many people that might otherwise have given clothes to charity shops, are selling them to online buyers to make extra cash. This is good news for anyone wanting to buy old clothing at affordable prices to sell on a vintage clothes stand.
However, make sure that you do a little research into this particular fashion niche because to create the authentic, timeless appeal of the vintage look you need to know this fashion what is trendy and what is not.