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Jodie McLaughlin May 14, 2015

The Woes of Shopping Online For That Perfect Vintage Dress

We have all been there. We are in the market for that perfect vintage dress for an upcoming event. We are sure we will be able to find one easily, right? All we have to do is "Google" it, right? Ugh, wrong.

One simple search for that fabulous vintage dress turns into hours of weeding through all the spam words to hundreds of dresses, that, not only are they not vintage, but they don't even resemble a dress! 

Needless to say, the "vintage" market has become awash in junk, making it very difficult to find the gems. For me, the true gems are the luxurious fabrics; the body conscious cut; the quality details; the feeling you get in putting on a dress that makes you look better than anything else you have ever worn.

So, what's a girl to do?

1. Find a website that you love and stick with them.

Typically, if someone is taking the time to search out vintage pieces, photograph them and list them online, you can usually trust them to know their stuff. And they typically have a site that is easy to search.

2. Build a relationship with the site owner.

Most vintage web site owners are happy to communicate with customers. Need a specific items? Ask! If they don't have it in stock, they might know where to find it, or be able to keep an eye out for you.

Unfortunately, shopping for that perfect vintage dress online probably won't get any easier if you are simply going to rely on a generic search.

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