Big Beautiful Woman magazine February 1989 issue Submitter: I work at [University] Libraries. The periodicals collection still has many many volumes of this that have yet to be weeded. Looking at the item records indicates that no volume of this
Furs: An Appreciation of Luxury, a Guide to Value
Submitter: I dug up this guide to fur coats and accessories last week. It’s from 1978. I love the chapter “Furs for men-why not?”
Holly: Fashion faux-pas aside, what really bothers me about this book is the purchasing advice and industry information. Are furs a good investment these days? Does this book talk about fake fur options?
How to Be a Teen Fashionista Koopersmith 2005 Submitter: I chose this to weed mostly because of the fabu-licious cover. Believe it or not, this book was published in 2005. I included a couple of pictures from inside the book,
Dressing Up How to look and feel absolutely perfect for any social occasion Berenson 1984 Any old timers remember Marisa Berenson? When I found this book I kept thinking I knew this actress from somewhere. Then I remembered the film
Kids Clothes by Meredith Gladstone: A Sewing Book Gladstone 1976 Submitter: I found this at my local library. I knew I had to send it to you. It’s just dreadfully outdated – who is circ’ing this book??? OK, me, but
Your Personal Guide to Timeless Fashion
I keep thinking fashion books should be a slam dunk for weeding say after 10 years. This book was also kind of cruddy on the outside. Seriously. Even though timeless is part of the subtitle, I can’t imagine that this book is worth hanging on to for this long.
Drawing and Designing Children’s and Teenage Fashions Ireland 1979 Submitter: Found this 1979 gem today at the public library I work at. I had to weed it in case any moms were tempted into a summertime retro sewing project! Holly:
Lingerie and Sleepwear: 24 Original Designs You Can Make Yourself 1982 Submitter: My favorite lingerie pattern from this book is for a knitted bed jacket. I want to know what guy would actually find this attractive. It is the most hideous