Vintage clothing dating research
(for FB clothing group comments, scroll down the page) Trench coats, ankle boots and capes: What the world’s trendsetters are snapping up on e Bay The auction site’s fashion creative director Andrea Linett says these products are the website’s top 2011 winter season searches thanks to their versatility.
CAUTION: The RN# issue date does not give the manufacture date of the garment. A registered identification number or RN is a number issued by the Federal Trade Commission, upon request, to a business residing in the U. that is engaged in the manufacture, importing, distribution, or sale of textile, wool, or fur products. They may, however, use the RN in place of a name on the label or tag that is required to be affixed to these products. RN numbers were issued under the Fur Products Labeling Act from 1952 through 1959.Take your cue from the world’s top three fashion capitals before you do.Savvy shoppers in New York, London and Berlin are snapping up trench coats, ankle boots and capes, according to research from e Bay.Fashion nightmare for Rachel Zoe as American Airlines loses her suitcase stuffed full of designer clothes Indeed, celebrity stylists such as Rachel Zoe understand the power of a double-breasted, belted cover-up as a transseasonal wardrobe essential.And model Rosie Huntington Whiteley was styled in nothing else but a trench for the Burberry Body campaign.Cowboy-style footwear was another winner, as were racy over-the-knee styles.
Capes also ranked highly in searches, e Bay revealed.
If you look up the RN # and see an issue date of August 6, 1998, the number was actually issued earlier.
Expired numbers were not entered into the database.
Some, like the RN#, can be helpful in determining the age of a garment.
You can also identify the maker or importer of the garment.
There are plenty of trendsetters looking for one online.