OLIVE'S tries hard to offer only the highest quality wearable vintage clothing and
accessories. We also try our best to accurately describe each item indicating wherever
possible the visible and invisible flaws.
Remember that buying vintage clothing means purchasing something that has some history
and most likely has been worn and well loved before you. Please see our glossary of terms
below for descriptions of quality.
is a very informative site that we reference often
when determining the accurate date of an item and/or the fabric etc.
Flawless condition, possibly unworn with tags, no visible imperfections or discolorations.
May show some very minor wear from light usage but nothing too noticeable. Such as,
resewn hem, alterations, minor discoloration on inside lining, light scratching on the
surface of leather goods, light wear on corner of handbags or interior. The overall quality of
these items is very close to original.
Indicates good quality with some slightly visable wear. Softness due to washing, linings
may be faded, a very faint stain in an discrete area, scratches on leather or metal
DESIGN CONCEPT ONLY:
Idicates that the piece offers high design conceptualization but is not wearable.