Here are sites we like to visit, shops we patronize, and brick & mortar businesses we support and recommend. Please click through and take a look. You can tell them we sent you!
Better Dresses Vintage recommends these outstanding shops and blogs, in particular:
Viva Vintage Clothing - "Quality vintage clothing, jewelry and accessories since 1997"
Living Fifties Fashion - Rita's wonderful blog examines and celebrates the fashions and lifestyles of the fabulous fifties.
The Vintage Traveler - "Fuzzy" Lizzie is a true authority on all things vintage sportswear. Her blog is a steady source of fascinating information and fun facts.
La Roux Vintage - I bought this exquisite parasol from Erika, who provides wonderful customer service.
Mannequin Heads by Crunkleton - Our octogenarian friend Marge makes truly lovely display pieces. Beautiful "Cracked Jane," shown below, is her work.
The Jewelry Repair Company - Professional, reasonably priced and super-friendly. Your vintage jewelry repair specialists.
Treadle Treasures - Heather makes her Civil War reproduction garments the old-fashioned way and the results are beautiful. Here she is at work:
Vintage Textile Soak - Got stains? If this stuff can't get it out, nothing will. Gentle on your most delicate vintage items.
Other Web-Based Companies:
Impeccable Prose - Copyediting and proofreading services for authors and organizations. Extensive experience in academic, business, and medical publishing. Let us make your manuscript or web site the best it can be. When clarity and accuracy are key, rely on us.
Atlanta Brick & Mortar Businesses:
2 Crafty Chicks - Owners Anna and Dede run this first-rate children's arts+crafts studio like a well-oiled machine.
Finders Keepers Consignment Shops - The very best in nearly new fashion and furnishings. Bonnie's staff are friendly and helpful.
Wardrobes by Lillian Charles - Personable and creative, Lillian can style a whole new look for you, using what you already own!