If you’re already an avid collector of flea market finds, or eager to start a vintage business, or you simply enjoy the beauty of time worn objects, Michelle Mason’s hands-on approach to collecting will help inspire your finds, offer ideas on how to showcase your keepsakes and equip you with insider knowledge to get you to the markets and start building your collection.
With a focus on popular vintage items and decorative antiques Love Vintage has sections on favourite places to source stock in the UK and France, how to curate your collection, plus help with setting up a vintage business and purchasing tricks and tips and advice from experts in their field. Shop Talk shares insights from 8 dealers in the UK and France. Combined with recommendations on what to look out for and who to follow this book will arm you with all you need to get started and more.
Michelle Mason is a designer, stylist and vintage dealer and has worked for a number of clients including Sir John Soane’s Museum, Kew Gardens, Chiswick House and the Southbank Centre. She is the owner of Mason & Painter Vintage and has ten years’ experience in buying and selling decorative antiques. Love Vintage is Michelle’s third book. Her previous books, both published by Pimpernel Press, include Flower Market and Vintage Shops London.