Judith Craycraft, owner of Backstage Vintage Apparel, holds up an early-1980s vintage dress covered with metal sequins and glass beads that she’s rented to many partygoers looking to own the room. (She has a Cleopatra headpiece she rents out with the dress on request - think “Sonny and Cher.”) Craycraft says she sells items out of her store but prefers to rent many of them, so they can stay in use year after year.
Judith Craycraft, owner of Backstage Vintage Apparel, holds up an early-1980s vintage dress covered with metal sequins and glass beads that she’s rented to many partygoers looking to own the room. (She has a Cleopatra headpiece she rents out with the dress on request - think “Sonny and Cher.”) Craycraft says she sells items out of her store but prefers to rent many of them, so they can stay in use year after year. David T. Foster, III dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
Judith Craycraft, owner of Backstage Vintage Apparel, holds up an early-1980s vintage dress covered with metal sequins and glass beads that she’s rented to many partygoers looking to own the room. (She has a Cleopatra headpiece she rents out with the dress on request - think “Sonny and Cher.”) Craycraft says she sells items out of her store but prefers to rent many of them, so they can stay in use year after year. David T. Foster, III dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com

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