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Updated: OCT 22nd 2021

Annette Kellow

How to buy vintage clothes at auction

There’s nothing quite like finding a vintage treasure that can be worn time and time again. Not only are vintage pieces invariably chic, elegant and stylish but they are proven durable, and made to last using the best fabric of the day.

Because ‘vintage’ clothes and accessories are like the wines that bear that sobriquet, only true quality improves with age. And where do you find true quality? Well from the homes that could afford it fifty years ago (or so!) – tailored and contemporary. The seasoned sleuth will tell you the best chance of bagging unique items is at auction.

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