Alligators, Old Mink & New Money - One Woman's Adventures in Vintage Clothing (Paperback)

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"Alligators, Old Mink & New Money" is a celebration of the clothes that capture our memories and imaginations, that leave their indelible stamp on each of our lives. Alison Houtte--a former fashion model who runs the beloved Brooklyn, New York, boutique Hooti Couture--knows that every article of vintage clothing has a story behind it, and she uses these items as a springboard to explore such universal topics as relationships, self-image, the bond between mothers and daughters, and that elusive thing called style.

Whether you're a flea market veteran who savors the thrill of the hunt, a couture shopper with a "Vogue" budget, or are simply drawn to the de rigueur world of vintage, "Alligators, Old Mink & New Money" offers a shopping adventure--through auctions, estate sales, flea markets, and clothing racks all over the world--to be savored, and inspired by!


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"Alligators, Old Mink & New Money" is a celebration of the clothes that capture our memories and imaginations, that leave their indelible stamp on each of our lives. Alison Houtte--a former fashion model who runs the beloved Brooklyn, New York, boutique Hooti Couture--knows that every article of vintage clothing has a story behind it, and she uses these items as a springboard to explore such universal topics as relationships, self-image, the bond between mothers and daughters, and that elusive thing called style.

Whether you're a flea market veteran who savors the thrill of the hunt, a couture shopper with a "Vogue" budget, or are simply drawn to the de rigueur world of vintage, "Alligators, Old Mink & New Money" offers a shopping adventure--through auctions, estate sales, flea markets, and clothing racks all over the world--to be savored, and inspired by!

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William Morrow

Country of origin

United States

Release date

August 2006

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Expected to ship within 7 - 11 working days

First published

August 2006

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Dimensions

202 x 143 x 18mm (L x W x T)

Format

Paperback - Trade

Pages

272

ISBN-13

978-0-06-078668-7

Barcode

9780060786687

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LSN

0-06-078668-X



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