Dating clothing clothing
NOTE: Because the Woolmark logo is licensed and therefore costs money to use, not all garments made from wool are labeled with a Woolmark. WHY IT’S VINTAGE: While dating a garment to 1999 doesn’t make it vintage, you can date garments with countries like “Yugoslavia,” which divided into Bosnia, Croatia, Macedonia, Serbia and Montenegro, and Slovenia in the early 1990s. My other source references half sizes as indicators of a vintage plus-size garment beginning at size 20 1/2.RESOURCE: The Vintage Fashion Guild’s Woolmark guide. the type of material noted on a garment, particularly if it has an unusual name like “Dacron Polyester.” HOW OLD? WHY IT’S VINTAGE: The invention of synthetics during World War II was an exciting time for American fashion — and for the clothing companies themselves! RESOURCES: Explanation of Half Sizes on Sewing Patterns by The Hem Line & Explanation of Vintage Plus Sizes by Charearl. an RN number of five to six numbers, proceeded with “RN.” HOW OLD?Clothing can be an excellent dating tool for historic images.Fashions change frequently and, people, women particularly, often strive to keep up with the new trends. I have spent some time asking men (I have thousands of them in my database) what turns them off about what woman wear on a date.
The woman in the image on the left wears a large, high bustle at the back of her dress.
Click on the links below to explore clothing styles from each decade.
Your fingers stroke the fabric along a garment’s back and neck, hoping to find a label or tag and your much-needed clue to its vintage authenticity.
You want him to be a man, so go ahead and look like a woman. Save your furs, expensive jewelry and elaborate outfits for a girl's night out or for a formal evening. And if you are thinking of cutting it short, don't.
Men don't like women who are overdone, as this translates to to them. 96% of all men I have spoken to on this subject say that they prefer long hair to short hair.The shape of the dress changed significantly during the 1870s, and the bustle was most distinguishing feature of the new 70s fashion.