Vintage Clothing Label: COPYRIGHT LOOK FOR … the most obvious: A copyright year. HOW OLD? Approximately the year noted on the tag, or a few years later. NOTE: The catch to consider is that the copyright date isnt always the production year of the garment itself, but rather the date the brand or logo was copyrighted.
How can you tell if clothing is vintage?
How to Tell if Something is True VintageLook at the logo on the tag. If you dont recognize the brand name, it might be vintage. Flip the label over to see where the garment was made. Check the fabric composition tag. Look for unique construction details and/or handmade sew jobs. Check for a metal zipper.
What is a vintage item?
Vintage items are not as old as antiques. The word vintage literally means of age. With such an open meaning, there are many interpretations. Most antique dealers consider an item to be vintage if it is at least 40 years old. So, in the context of this blog date, a vintage item would be made between 1918 and 1978.
Why are my clothes so wrinkled after washing?
Washers move around clothes as they agitate and spin. During the spin cycle, clothes are pushed against the wash basket to extract as much water as possible from what is being washed. This can cause some wrinkling in clothing.