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A Vintage Affair: A Novel

2 Ratings: 4.0
A book by Isabel Wolff

When vintage clothing expert Phoebe Swift decides to abandon her career as a Sotheby’s auctioneer, she opens London’s Village Vintage, selling only the best recycled designer duds. However, it isn’t long before we discover that the … see full wiki

Tags: Books, Fiction
Author: Isabel Wolff
Publisher: Bantam
2 reviews about A Vintage Affair: A Novel
review by . May 29, 2010
I really enjoyed this book quite a bit.     Phoebe Swift is an enterprising, hardworking young woman who leaves a solid career at a famous auction house to head up her own boutique specializing in vintage fashion. This isn't bohemian, patchwork vintage, the kind you may have dabbled in a bit when you were younger, but beautifully tailored pieces (such as suits and elegant dresses) that have been carefully and lovingly preserved by their owners through the years.     And …
review by . May 13, 2010
This well-written and moving book tells the story of the power of love and of friendship. Phoebe, struggling to overcome the loss of her best friend (and subsequently her fiance) uproots herself from the life she has known and follows her heart to start a business focused on her passion for vintage clothes. Therese is approaching the end of her life, and seeks to pass along her clothes and her stories, and to alleviate her guilt for an error committed long ago. These two stories intertwine in ways …
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