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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.
Edward Maeder is a costume and textile historian and has held curatorial positions at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York, Los Angeles County Museum of Art in California, and Historic Deerfield in Massachusetts. He was also the founding director of the Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto.
Mr. Maeder has served as curator and conservator of the Roddis Dress Collection, and has authored and co-authored several books, including his latest, Walk This Way: Footwear from the Stuart Weitzman Collection of Historic Shoes and American Style and Spirit: Fashions and Lives of the Roddis Family 1850-1995.
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