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    L.A. Frock Stars

    S1 E1 Vintage is the New Black

    Burlesque artist Dita von Teese drops by to find the perfect frock for a red-carpet event, while a costume designer from "Glee" shops for the cast's wardrobe. It's just another day at the office inside L.A.'s finest vintage store, The Way We Wore®. Meanwhile, store owner Doris Raymond embarks on a shopping spree at a premiere vintage fashion expo in Santa Monica. See what catches her eye and how she makes the crucial choices that put her store at the forefront of vintage fashion today.

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Welcome to The Way We Wore, a high-end vintage clothing boutique and red carpet mainstay owned by Doris Raymond. Doris has been bringing glamour and glitz to the world's most influential stylists and costume designers. Follow Doris and her team of "vintage virtuosos" around the country, high-end auctions, flea markets and private estates in search of lost treasures. Doris's fabulous finds give designer gowns and fine vintage frocks a second chance to shine in the spotlight at today's biggest red-carpet events.
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