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The Vintage Fashion Guild™ (VFG) is an international organization dedicated to the promotion and preservation of vintage fashion.
The Vintage Fashion Guild™ (VFG) is an international community of people with expertise in vintage fashion. VFG members enjoy a wealth of resources, avenues for promoting their shops and specialties, and camaraderie with others who share a common interest and passion.
Charlotte Smith is a fashion anthropologist, speaker and lecturer, and custodian of The Charlotte Smith Fashion Collection, formerly known as The Darnell Collection, which comprises over nine thousand dresses and accessories spanning over three-hundred years of fashion history.
Ms. Smith has been featured in the popular television show Strange Inheritance, and is the author of several books featuring her collection. These include Dreaming of Chanel, Dreaming of Dior, and One Enchanted Evening.
Charlotte Smith recently established the UK Fashion History Tour company, and sponsors the “Dress for Success Sidney Gala” every year. She currently makes her home in Sydney, Australia.
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