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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.
A shadowy effect achieved by either 1. warp printing, in which warp yarns are printed prior to weaving, displaced slightly in the weaving process, creating blurry edges to the printed figures or 2. ombré printing, in which the printing roller is engraved more lightly as it reaches the edges of a pattern. The dye is then distributed unevenly, with a larger quantity apportioned to the more heavily engraved parts of the pattern. This creates a graduated, ombré effect in the finished print.