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Our blog features our picks of the freshest vintage items, member news and articles. We have also created a growing series of articles on some classic designers.
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.
Longtime VFG member Jonathan Walford is the curator and founder of the Fashion History Museum located in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada, and has published books with subjects ranging from shoes, to forties fashion, to 60s paper dresses and more. His latest is Fashioning Canada Since 1867.
Several of his popular titles include Shoes A-Z, The Seductive Shoe, Forties Fashions, 1950s American Fashion, Sixties Fashion, and Ready to Tear: Paper Fashions of the 60s.
Mr. Walford has held curatorial positions with several institutions, including the Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto, Canada, where he was the founding curator. He is currently the curatorial director of the Fashion History Museum in Cambridge, Ontario—an institution he founded with his partner Kenn Norman, in 2004.
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