We all love studying the back covers of the magazine–so here, in that vein, are more vintage garments to inspire and educate.
These vintage clothes are part of the private collection of Cindy Vincent, author and business owner of Mysteries by Vincent, murder mystery party games. Many of her party games are historically-based, so participants have a chance to dress-up in vintage clothes and vintage clothing remakes. Her game line-up includes two sewing and fashion-themed mysteries: “Stiffed at the Sewing Store” or “Who Needled the Knock-off?”; and “A Fairly Fatal Fashion Show” or “Who Clipped the Copycat?”. Her vintage clothing collection includes pieces from the Victorian era all the way to the early 1960s, though she has a special interest in the attire of the 1940s.
So here, in her own words, are Cindy’s descriptions of some of the garments in her collection.
“This first dress is one…
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