A fascinating, highly entertaining story of one woman's adventures in vintage clothing ALLIGATORS, OLD MINK a NEW MONEY is a celebration of the clothes that capture our memories and imaginations. Narrated by a former fashion model who now runs a Brooklyn vintage clothes and accessories store, this is not only the story of one woman's life in fashion, but a wonderfully entertaining guide for anyone seeking out vintage finds to add to their wardrobe. Marrying two of our most popular pastimes - shopping and reading - Alison Houtte examines everything from pre-War ball gowns to Seventies glitz, from designer labels to fun accessories. Whether talking about her grandmother's navy blue slip or a creamy white forties alligator purse, Houtte knows that every article of vintage clothing has a story behind it.Then he carried the machine, walking awkwardly across large patches of ice, to one of the nearby auction buildings, where ... She wanted to know if the machine came with a manual. A manual? I hadna#39;t expected that question, and I didna#39;t want to ... OLD INDUSTRIAL-STRENGTH SINGER SEWING MACHINE WITH TABLE.
|Title||:||Alligators, Old Mink & New Money|
|Publisher||:||Hachette UK - 2008-09-18|