Best and Worst Vintage Buys

Shopping vintage is a great way to save money on one of a kind looks. But not everything out there is worth your cash. Here's what to buy and what to avoid ...

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Scarves

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For a newbie vintage shopper, scarves are a great way to get your feet wet. Not only are scarves a small commitment, but they’re usually cheap — like $2 cheap. Courreges says, “It’s a fairly inexpensive way to jazz up an outfit.”

And the options for wearing a scarf are endless. You can wear it around your neck (think “Pan Am”), tie it to the strap of your handbag, wear it around your wrist, or if it’s long enough, use as a head wrap.