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This Old Thing

Fall in Love with Vintage Clothes

By Dawn O'Porter

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Format: Hardback, 144 pages
Published In: United Kingdom, 05 May 2014
Are you fed up of the same fashion chain shops? Are you bored of your wardrobe? Do you fear arriving at a party and seeing someone wearing the same thing? Yes? Then you're in need of a modern vintage makeover!Dawn O'Porter is a woman on a mission: to ignite passion for vintage fashion! Modern shoppers are obsessed with cheap, disposable clothing - but Dawn and her vintage style experts will show you why hunting for one-of-a-kind fashion gems is more exciting, better value for money, and a lot more fun. THIS OLD THING ties in to Dawn's new six-part show, which is airing in the UK in 2014.Let Dawn introduce you to a world of beautiful and unique fashion treasures, and show you how to create your own glamorous personal style. Packed full of insider vintage fashion know-how, THIS OLD THING will take you through the history behind your fashion favourites (the Little Black Dress), advise you on how to find vintage jewels, and show you how to turn an old item into a fabulous outfit.

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Give your wardrobe a thoroughly modern vintage makeover with Dawn O'Porter and her team of style experts!

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.She is also a highly prolific Tweeter (@hotpatooties) and manages her own website www.dawnoporter.co.uk. Dawn is obsessed with vintage clothing and can be seen in This Old Thing on C4, trying to convert high-streetaholics to the way of old threads. Dawn is also in the process of setting up her own clothing label, BOB (she also has a bob...)

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This guide to vintage shopping also includes tips for transforming old clothes * Prima magazine *

EAN: 9781471403095
ISBN: 1471403092
Publisher: Hot Key Books
Dimensions: 25.3 x 1.9 x 19.6 centimetres (0.39 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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