This Old Thing: The Vintage Clothes Show
About the Show
Dawn O'Porter shows how to shop vintage and fill your wardrobe with beautiful, timeless pieces that look great
Series 1 Summary
Dawn O'Porter loves clothes, but isn't a follower of fashion. She wants to prove to people hooked on the high street that buying way too many clothes is not the way to go.
Episode 1 - Chevonne
Dawn meets Bristol girl Chevonne, who refuses to shop anywhere other than the high street, but is tired of looking the same as everyone else. She takes Chevonne on a shopping trip to discover vintage.
Episode 2 - Emma
Dawn introduces Emma to the joys of vintage clothing. She also gives a bomber jacket a facelift and looks at 80s fashion.
Episode 3 - Liza
Dawn faces tough opposition from vintage-hater Liza from Doncaster. Liza's not shy of spending a small fortune on one-off fashion statements, but is a bit worried that she dresses like her daughter.
Episode 4 - Alice
Dawn pulls out all the vintage stops with Alice. The sewing workshop revamps a secondhand suit and a precious 80s wedding dress. And Dawn looks through the fashion archives at the iconic wiggle dress.
Episode 5 - Elissa
Dawn meets her toughest vintage adversary so far in the shape of Elissa from Sheffield, who feels she's in a fashion rut and erring on bland and boring
Episode 6 - Lucie
Dawn meets Lucie from London, who wants to re-ignite her passion for fashion as she prepares to go on holiday to Ibiza. And Dawn looks back at the birth of the bikini.