Tips dating vintage clothing
If it does have one, you can be fairly sure you’re looking at a modern repro version.
The fascination with vintage and retro clothing has grown so much over the past few years that an entire community of bloggers, vloggers and collectors have sprung up to discuss the trend and sell clothing and home wares that range from the 20's all the way to the 80's.
Acrylic was first used in 1950 and goes by the names of Orlon, Acrilan, Zeran and Creslan as well.
Vintage labels will sometimes have the names of countries or colonies that no longer exist.
Numbers listed 00101 to 04086 indicate clothing 1959 and earlier and post 1959, numbers listed as 13670 and larger.