Dating clothing by rn number

The fascination with vintage and retro clothing has grown so much over the past few years that an entire community of bloggers, vloggers and collectors have sprung up to discuss the trend and sell clothing and home wares that range from the 20's all the way to the 80's.In this burgeoning subculture of people in love with bygone eras, second hand shops are becoming a fashionable hangout.Another indicator would be any label that has a half size on it.The use of half sizes - with the 1/2 after the whole number - was used pre-1970's and no earlier than the 1940's.A union label will be from either the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU) or from one of the other six union or union subgroups.Google, again, is a brilliant aid to identify the union and design of the tag.The below tips and tricks will certainly put you on the right path to determining the age of a garment.

There are a few important clues to look for when sourcing the age of a garment.Pre-1939 garments will be without a Woolmark logo; which was first placed on the tags of wool clothing in the early sixties as a marketing technique to encourage consumers to buy the natural fibre of wool over polyester and acrylic.Any clothing item with a 100% Woolmark logo will not be older than 1964, 60% Woolmark is no older than 1971 and 50% Woolmark is no older than 1999.Often, the tag will be a give away to the authenticity of the vintage clothing.For beginners to the vintage trend, Google can be a powerful aid in determining what decade a particular brand is from.

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