By (author) Kelly Doust
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Minxy Vintage by Kelly Doust
Book DescriptionDo you browse through vintage clothes at flea markets and wish you had the knack to breathe new life into dated smocks, flares and kaftans? Kelly Doust's "Minxy Vintage" is the book that will help you transform those items and, in fact, anything that has been sitting in the back of your wardrobe, waiting for a reinvention. In "Minxy Vintage", Kelly combines her love for fashion with creativity and her enthusiasm for craft, and transforms stained, musty, dated clothes into modern and unique pieces. You can feel inspired with over 50 projects ranging from customised frocks, wedding dresses and trench coats to cardigans and accessories. This is not just a book about loving vintage fashion - it's about seeing the possibilities for reinventing all old clothes, and how to look fabulous doing so, no matter what your age, location or budget. Key points: features practical and innovative ways to transform practically any item in the wardrobe; engaging text supported by beautiful and inspiring 'before' and 'after' photography; this will be a stunning gift for any fashion lover and desired by everyone captivated by the vintage look.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781742666426
(255mm x 210mm x 26mm)
Imprint: Murdoch Books
Publisher: Murdoch Books
Publish Date: 2-Feb-2012
Country of Publication: Australia
Books By Author Kelly Doust
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In the tradition of gloriously absorbing, lush and moving women's fiction by authors such as Kate Morton, Lucinda Riley and Joanne Harris comes PRECIOUS THINGS. Normandy, France, 1891: a young woman painstakingly sews an...
Minxy Vintage, Hardback (October 2011)
In Minxy Vintage, Kelly combines her love for fashion with creativity and her enthusiasm for craft, and transforms stained, musty, dated clothes into modern and unique pieces. Feel inspired with over 50 projects ranging from customised frocks, wedding dresses and trench coats to cardigans and accessories.
Life in Frocks, Paperback (November 2010)» View all books by Kelly Doust
A personal, entertaining, joyous - and seductive - exploration on the significance of clothes, filtered through one woman's life-long sartorial infatuation. A mix of memoir, thoughts, fantasies and conversations with other women, this is a book for those who love clothes and find fashion beguiling, fickle and fabulous.
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Author Biography - Kelly Doust
Kelly Doust has been scouring flea markets and charity stores for vintage fashion, fabrics and home wares since her early teens, and making and reinventing things in her own trial-and-error way since she was a girl. Her favourite things, in no particular order, are tea, clothes, friends, home, 'crafternoons', and her family. Kelly has worked in book publishing and public relations in Sydney, Hong Kong and London, and as a freelance writer for publications such as The Australian Women's Weekly and Vogue. Kelly is the author of The Crafty Minx, The Crafty Kid and A Life in Frocks.
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