Some more good first vintage choices, and a reader suggestion
Of course, other items without fit issues are great starters too. If you like scarves, hooray for you, because there are many gorgeous vintage scarves to be found.
Just a few of the variety of vintage scarves to be found at Northstar Vintage on Etsy
I'm sure you can think of other vintage items without fit concerns, such as capes, umbrellas and earrings. These all make good first steps in the land of vintage.
In a comment on my first blog in this series, Pam wrote
...if there's a piece a loved one has (or had) that has some sort of sentimental value, wearing that piece might be a great, heart-centered way to begin. It's a tangible way to time travel that has personal meaning.
That is such a great point, and so often there is a brooch, necklace or other item still in the family from times gone by.
Angela Neustatter (mailonline) wrote about keeping the memory of her mother alive by wearing her clothes and accessories, including this brooch
Next time: Get out your measuring tape!