This Old Thing: Fall in Love with Vintage Clothes
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Give your wardrobe a thoroughly modern vintage makeover with Dawn O'Porter and her team of style experts!
Tying-in to her new prime-time six-part Channel 4 show of the same name, journalist Dawn O'Porter's new book is on a mission: to ignite Britain's passion for vintage fashion!
This ebook, exclusive to the iBookstore, contains:
- all the beautiful contents of the hardback book
- 6 exclusive bonus videos from Dawn
- 4 exclusive bonus galleries of behind the scenes photos from the show
- 18 pages of illustrated how to's
- 4 pages of places to shop
"Ready to fall in love with clothes again? Take off what you're wearing, and let's start over."
We're a nation obsessed with cheap, disposable clothing - but Dawn and her team of vintage style experts are here to show you why hunting for one-of-a-kind fashion gems is more exciting, better value for money, and a lot more fun.
Are you fed up of the same old high street shops? Are you bored of your wardrobe? Do you fear arriving at a party and seeing someone wearing the same thing as you? Yes? Then it sounds like you're in need of a modern vintage makeover!
THIS OLD THING is here to show you that vintage shopping doesn't have to mean rummaging through old cardigans at a car boot sale - instead, let Dawn introduce you to a world of beautiful and unique fashion treasures, and show you how to create a glamorous personal style that is all your own.
Whether you're a vintage virgin or a retro clothing addict, THIS OLD THING is an indispensable style handbook offering even more of the vintage hints, history and how-tos shared by Dawn in the new Channel 4 series.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Dawn O'Porter is a broadcaster, novelist and print journalist who lives in Los Angeles with her husband Chris, cat Lilu and dog Potato. She has made numerous documentaries about all sorts of things: polygamy, childbirth, Geisha, body image, breast cancer and even the movie DIRTY DANCING. Dawn is currently a columnist for Glamour Magazine in the UK, and writes regularly for many other publications. Her first novel, PAPER AEROPLANES, was published by Hot Key Books in 2013, to critical acclaim. GOOSE is the sequel, and two more novels in the series are planned.
Dawn is also in the process of setting up her own clothing label, BOB. (She also has a bob...)