One of the most gratifying things for any fashion lover is to score a great vintage find, which is why we invited the co-owner of Decades, Christos Garkinos, over to our studio to chat with Fashion Reporter Allison McNamara about all things vintage. Celebrities like Nicole Kidman, Kate Moss, and Iman have all opted for vintage pieces on the red carpet, so we had to find out the secrets to scouting out the best stores and pieces. Watch on for all of Christos's expert tips, and make sure to check out Decades' new show Dukes of Melrose, premiering on March 6. On Allison McNamara: MinkPink dress.
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If you've wanted to shop vintage, but have always been unsure how to go about it, consider this book your saving grace. Vintage Fashion: Collecting and Wearing Designer Classics, 1900–1990 ($27) highlights a decade per chapter, going through key designers, signature looks, and important colors, all with plenty of pictures to illustrate.
It also has a shopping guide that offers tips on where to buy vintage and how to care for it, as well as listing the century's most collectible and important designers. With this book in hand, you should feel fully equipped to pounce on the next Fab Redux you like!