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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.
With a name derived from the Latin for “rib,” rep (also spelled repp) is in the family of silky faced, horizontally ribbed fabrics. The ribs are closely spaced and rounded. Silk or another filament yarn used for the warp is usual, but rep may also be cotton, wool or linen.
Uses: Neckties and accessories for filament fiber rep; upholstery for cotton, wool or linen rep