It’s Vintage Darling! An exploration of vintage fashion retailing

Julie McColl, Catherine Canning, Louise McBride, Karina Nobbs, Linda Shearer

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Abstract

This is an exploratory study which defines vintage fashion, considers the vintage fashion consumer and evaluates the positioning of the vintage retail store from the perspective of the store proprietor/manager. The research involved 15 in-depth interviews with vintage fashion retailers. It is proposed that vintage fashion retailers position and differentiate themselves by their uniqueness; a competitive advantage gained through the knowledge and skills of the owner/manager.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)140-150
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of The Textile Institute
Volume104
Issue number2
Early online date9 Jul 2012
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2013

Keywords

  • vintage fashion
  • vintage consumer
  • retail positioning

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