Vintage Research Resources

Designer Resources

Mode a Paris – Great info
Designers - Vintage Fashion Guild

Hawaiian Resources

Hawaiian Buttons This is from the book – Hawaiian Shirt Designs – Nancy N. Schiffer
Hawaiian Labels – From Books and Friends!
The Hawaiian Shirt – Its Art & History – Thomas Steele
Vintage Hawaiian Shirt – So many Hawaiian shirts, so Little time!

Lace & Fabric Resources

Marla Mallett
Vintage Fashion Guild - Fabric Resource
Vintage Fashion Guild - Fur Resource

Label Resources

Vintage Fashion Guild - Label Resource
Work Tags – Vintage work clothing
T-shirt Tags

Motorcycle/Leather Jackets Resouces

Flight Jackets

Levis, Lees, Wrangler Resouces

Levis 501 Details
Lee Details
Wrangler Tags
Lee Jean History – History of Lee jeans.
Levis Guide

Other Resources

Hat Resource - Vintage Fashion Guild
Lingerie Guide
- Vintage Fashion Guild
The Thrift Shopper
– Find a thrift store near you!
Style Terms w/ Pictures – From Vintage Clothing Accessories Ebay Board
Color Terms – List from Vintage Clothing Accessories Ebay Board
Color Names – With color samples
Buzz Words – List from Vintage Clothing Accessories Ebay Board
How to Measure – From Vintage Clothing Accessories Ebay Board
Vintage Fashion Guild
Dress King – Fashion Glossary
Pronunciation of Designer Names
1941 FOGA List – Bbrueg from Fashion Trac
RN Database
Trademark Search
Fashion History
Victoria & Albert Museum – Lots of Everything
Doyle New York Auctions
History of the Zipper (watch out for pop ups or ads)
Fiber Burn Test – How to
Burn Test Results – Smell Descriptions
Vera Bradley Retired Patterns

Jewelry Resources

Enchanted Learning – Jewelry Glossary

Shoe & Handbag Resources

High Heel Shoe Museum
Shoe Icon – Awesome Shoe Museum
Soulmates - A Century in Shoes
Shoe Conversion Chart


Updated 02/04/2019