Are you looking for the retro pencil dress that you have been admiring for a long time but you are scared of shopping vintage? Well, don’t be scared anymore. However, looking for the best vintage dress can be a difficult task and time consuming with so many brands of vintage clothing flooding in the market today.
If you don’t know what to look when you are out there shopping for that vintage dress, you may end up choosing the wrong white pencil dress that will not make you magnificent as expected.
When you are out there shopping, ask yourself, what vintage clothing should you buy? What makes your heart sing or appeals most to you? To make it easy for you, we have prepared this ultimate buying guide to help you with your shopping for that retro pencil dress, or white pencil dress or even black pencil dress.
If you want an item, the most important aspect that matters most is the size. Don’t go buying an item that you will have to strain to fit, you can find yourself in an embarrassing situation.
Try to buy something that will fit you with ease, something that will make other people jealous and make them go looking for one. When you are out shopping for a white pencil dress or black pencil dress, you always have the luxury if trying the product on.
Don’t be scared of trying anything; sometimes a hanger cannot convey the real potential of the item. If the cloth doesn’t look right or feel right when you put it on, then it perhaps is not the right thing for you. But if you are buying online, look at the measurement very carefully and make sure are the right one. How do you do that? You can compare the dress’s measurements with one of your dresses that is similar cut and suits you pretty well. What you need is tape measure to take the vital statistics of the cloth. Also, you can get the tape measure and write down your essential measurements.
When shopping, always hold the clothes up to the light to highlight any holes, flaws, previous or even thinning of material. If something catches your eyes, look carefully at the clothes’ condition. Look for any tears around the seams, moth holes as well as the hemlines which have been taken up with the poor quality stitching.
Try not to buy a garment that will need lots of repairs since you will never get round to it. Ensure you double-check that no buttons are missing and the zips are working correctly. Nothing can be discouraging than arriving home only to find that there is a vital covered button missing or the zip is faulty. What are key areas to check? Key areas include the neckline where small buttons can be hidden under the collar and around the cuffs.
Pick a vintage pencil dress that is sturdy enough to be frequently worn and try to avoid fragile clothes that tend to get damaged on one wash. To protect your outer vintage, try to bring a washable extra layer like a slip underneath.
Don’t buy something just because is rare or on trend, buy something that you truly like and will wear. Some construction signs you can take as signs of quality includes hand sewing, boned bodies, flat-lining, handset zippers, bound buttonholes, piped seams, silk linings, bound seam allowances, and covered buttons.
Choose an old cloth which has fabulous fabrics. Fabrics that can stand the test of time like wool, linen, cotton, and silk.
You shouldn’t discount human-made fibers like rayon as they were cutting edge at the time and still holds their color and rinse well.
Go for the piece of cloth that indeed you can afford and resist the temptation of buying in bulk. Vintage pencil dress can cost less or more than its modern, depending on where you buy it from.
When purchasing from a reputable retailer, you can spend a lot on such clothing. Do some extensive research on the origins, and the purpose of the marketing approaches labels. A real name is a plus, and for many seasoned collectors, it is a requirement.
You can wear this vintage pencil dress as a casual dress or a formal dress for day to day activities. Also, it fits perfectly well to wear to work or an event such as a party, homecoming, cocktail or evening party. This vintage clothing is available in a variety of colors you can choose from which includes black, pink floral, cream, deep green, yellow, violet, white blue floral, red, and much more. This vintage dress has exceptional fabrics which include rayon 65%, cotton 30%, and spandex 5%, which makes it very soft and comfortable to wear for long hours without feeling uncomfortable. If you have been looking for that retro pencil dress, then this dress is a perfect choice.
If you are looking for that perfect dress for a special occasion like Christmas party, or even a wedding guest, then this dress is a real deal. This dress is perfect for ladies with curves and especially if you want to show off your hips. It has scoop neck, short sleeves, and does not have a button on the sleeves.
This dress enhances your curves perfectly. This vintage dress is made up of high-quality fabrics such as rayon 60%, polyester 35%, and spandex 5%. It is finished off with the invisible zipper at the back and is made from a flexible rayon blend that makes fit pretty well, soft and very comfortable to wear on your daily activities.
This vintage pencil dress is perfect for all special occasions and all seasons like summer, winter, or even monsoon. The dress comes in many size and colors allowing you customize the style and the fit you desire. It is best you hand wash the dress making care a breeze rather than washing it using the machine.
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This vintage dress is very comfortable and fits perfectly. This vintage dress is made up of soft, light, elastic material that makes it fit perfectly and very comfortable. The dress comes in navy blue color. It has fabulous fabrics which include 64% cotton, 4% spandex, and 32% nylon. The dress is slim cutting below the knees and has 1950s modern cutting big swing style.
If you are looking for a durable and stretchy vintage dress, then this garment is the best option. It comes with adjustable dark V-neck cap sleeves so you can customize to fit you perfectly. It is best you hand wash the dress making care a breeze rather than cleaning it using the machine. It has a zipper located at the back making it easier to put on and take off. If you are looking for a high-quality vintage dress, this is an excellent choice. This dress is perfect for all occasions including business occasion, wedding or evening party.
This vintage pencil dress consists of fabulous fabrics including polyester 65%, cotton 30%, and spandex 5%. The materials make the dress very soft and comfortable to wear on every occasion, you will go all day with non-stop compliments. When it comes to washing and caring you dress, ensure you hand wash only and don’t use the machine to clean it.
This vintage pencil dress has an elegant bowknot splicing style and is imported. This dress has 3/ 4 sleeve, zipper back and Furcal hem. If you are looking for a classy and elegant dress, then this vintage pencil dress is a perfect choice and is worth investing.
This vintage pencil dress is made up of high-quality elastic fabric and comes with a detachable belt included. The fabrics of this dress include rayon and cotton blend with spandex. The vintage dress is finished off with the hidden zipper at the back which makes it easier to put on and take off.
If you are looking for a vintage pencil dress that hugs your body pretty well and shows off your hips, then this vintage pencil dress is a perfect choice. The dress comes in many size and colors allowing you customize the style and the fit you desire. It is best you hand wash the dress making care a breeze rather than washing it using the machine.
The winner is the JUESE women’s 50s 60s formal or casual party pencil dress. The vintage dress is made of soft, elastic and light materials which make it more outstanding than the other vintage dresses.
Something you don’t like to miss is its exceptional fabrics which make the dress stretcher allowing it to cover your curves. The JUESE vintage pencil dress is the best retro pencil dress I have purchased so far.