L.A. Frock Stars
Fashion trends are fleeting, but good vintage garments are forever. That's the philosophy of Doris Raymond, whose West Hollywood clothing store brings vintage glamour to Hollywood's most influential stylists and costume designers. Follow Doris and her team of "vintage virtuosos" to estate sales, expo shows, and flea markets in search of vintage gems. Their fabulous finds give designer gowns and fine vintage frocks a second chance to shine in the spotlight at today's biggest red-carpet events.
Vintage Fashion Hunter
Follow Doris Raymond in New York as she prepares to bid at the Augusta Auction, one of the few auction houses that specializes solely in vintage clothing, rare textiles, and costume jewelry.
The Business of Vintage
Being L.A.'s "vintage fashion guru" means that Doris Raymond must have the best inventory in the city. And she makes sure the whole town knows it.
If This Dress Could Talk
Enter Doris Raymond's vintage clothing boutique, The Way We Wore?, a museum of glamorous garments and decades of high fashion from iconic designers.
Quest for the Holy Grail
Vintage clothing store owner Doris Raymond is on the prowl for the "Holy Grail," a piece that has been touched by one of the world's great designers.
The Awards Season
Award season means four months of high-exposure events. It also means four months of madness for the vintage clothing boutique The Way We Wore?.
Vintage is the New Black
See what catches Doris Raymond's eye at a premiere vintage fashion expo in Santa Monica. See how she makes the choices that put her store at the forefront of fashion, from Dita von Teese searching for Dior to dressing the cast of "Glee."
"Vintage fashion gives us a tactile connection to who we were, where we came from and how we strive to be what we want to be."
Sarah has worked with Doris for 20 years and is the backbone of the business. She manages the store, making sure the customers, staff, and Doris stay in line. At every auction, she brings her common sense and business savvy to tame Doris' maverick enthusiasm. Her amazing ability to edit through thousands of pieces to find one perfect gem is one of the store's greatest resources.