Here are expert tips on how to really start buying vintage clothing.
Absolutely stunning Ceil Chapman Silk Satin Millinery Trim Dress -- my first thought seeing this is Miri's dress as Academy Princess in Shannon Hale's "Princess Academy"
Vintage Peggy Hunt Illusion Cocktail Dress More
How to make a petty coat/crinoline
A Glamorous Cocktail Dresses Collection
How to Clean Your Vintage Clothes and Get the Thrift Store Smell Out of Them: (http://www.racked.com/2014/10/27/7571855/thrift-store-vintage-clothing-stain-removal)