The Never Ending Search for Costumes

In recent years clothing from the 1930's and 40's has become increasingly scarce. The supply has mostly dried up and the collectors have swopped in and are snatching up the prime pieces at premium prices.

Clothing of this era becoming collectable cuts both ways.

On one hand it is nice to see history being preserved. Far too much of it has been cut up for Halloween costumes or trashed in other ways. But on the other hand this is not making my life any easier...