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This is because beginning in the ’80s, most clothing was not produced by a clothing union and was rather outsourced for cheaper labor abroad.But before the majority of our clothing was made in Asian countries, the ILGWU employed the women who manufactured American clothing available for purchase at mainstream stores.With an illustrious 90-year-old history, Saks Fifth Avenue has presumably changed its tag design numerous times.Compare the Saks tag shown above to some of the tags from the 1960s on the Vintage Fashion Guild’s guide.To more accurately mark the era of the piece itself, you’d consider other characteristics of the garment (style, material, construction) to confirm its true vintage era.
But when you peer into the garment to examine the tag, you notice a foreign looking logo with a designer you’ve never seen before.
The VFG’s label resource guide visually chronicles the various label designs of popular designers and brands, from icons such as Chanel, Diane von Furstenberg and Betsy Johnson to mall stores like The Gap, Abercrombie & Fitch and Banana Republic.
VINTAGE FASHION TIPS: Brands often change the design of their labels to redefine their image and to differentiate between separate clothing lines under the major umbrella of one company.
Note the similarities in font and how the words are placed at a diagonal from bottom left to an upper right.
Using this information, it’s safe to assume that based on the tag’s design, that this Saks Fifth Avenue label is from the late ’60s – early ’70s.