This Old Thing: The Vintage Clothes Show

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Dawn O'Porter shows how to shop vintage and fill your wardrobe with beautiful, timeless pieces that look great

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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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

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    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.

This Old Thing: The Vintage Clothes Show synopsis

Dawn O'Porter shows how to shop vintage and fill your wardrobe with beautiful, timeless pieces that look great

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