The Way We Wore

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Los Angeles, CA

About The Way We Wore

The Way We Wore® vintage boutique is the ultimate shopping destination for modern vintage fashion and home of the hit TV show "LA Frock Stars." In 2004, vintage specialist Doris Raymond opened the doors to this retail boutique and the adjacent research design inspiration library. Everyday new acquisitions are revealed, providing an endless supply of premium vintage clothing, jewelry and accessories with contemporary appeal. The merchandise at The Way We Wore is personally curated by Doris, whose honed eye comes from thirty+ years of experience as a collector. Each it...Read More

The Way We Wore

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1920-1929 Art Deco Blouses
An absolutely gorgeous example of luxurious 1920s floral lamé. The floral patterns almost resembles delicate starbursts, while the lamé threads in swirling patterns throughout. The...
1930’s Deco Floral Lamé Gown
1930’s Deco Floral Lamé Gown
$2,250 Sale Price
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1920-1929 Art Deco Evening Gowns
Show-stopping, Deco lamé gown features a William Morris-inspired floral in shades of wine red, lavender, sage green, and ivory. Sleeveless gown has a scalloped bodice panel and a fl...
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1950-1959 Evening Gowns
This fabulous 1950’s ball gown is made from emerald green satin. The skirt is formed from individual petals of satin that have been layered atop one another. Fastens in the back with...
Christian Dior, Christian Dior
1950-1959 Cocktail Dresses
An elegant 1950s cocktail dress from Christian Dior New York. Done in a geometric textured black wool, the dress features a wrap illusion skirt, structured sleeves, and bow accents.
Adrian, Adrian
1940-1949 Cocktail Dresses
This fabulous cocktail dress from iconic Hollywood designer Adrian is done in black crepe and features gorgeous pleated taffeta statement sleeves. Measurements-- Bust: 36 inches Wai...
Late 20th Century Evening Gowns
Lancetti Couture Chocolate Brown Velvet Strapless Gown with Beaded Embellishment
Rudi Gernreich
1960-1969 Day Dresses
A knit dress from Rudi Gernreich featuring three sections of mocha check patterns. The shoulders have strong seams that give the illusion of a vest.
Yves Saint Laurent, Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche
1970-1979 Cocktail Dresses
1970s YSL Red and Gold Lamé Ruffled Ensemble Measurements-- Blouse Bust: 34 inches Blouse Waist: 28 inches Blouse Length: 24.5 inches Skirt Waist: 26 inches Skirt Hip: up ...
Vivienne Westwood, Vivienne Westwood
Late 20th Century Trouser Pant Suits
Wonderful Westwood ensemble - a stylized, fitted frock coat. Oversized, folded cuffs, flared back. Low-cut. Includes matching bondage pants with zippers and buckles in a bright pins...
Halston, Halston
Late 20th Century Smoking Jackets
Iconic, black satin elongated evening jacket from Halston. Wrap-style. Shawl collar. Slightly structured shoulders. Belted. Fully lined.
Paul-Louis Orrier, Paul-Louis Orrier
1980-1989 Cocktail Dresses
1980s Paul Louis Orrier Jewel Tone Floral Party Dress
Chanel, Chanel
1960-1969 Evening Dresses and Gowns
Early 1960s couture gown from Coco Chanel, done in tiered ivory delicate lace. Each layer is finished with a scalloped hem, following the natural design of the lace. The corsetry rem...

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