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L to R: Tiffany Couture Cleaners’ Judy Del Rossi, Joann Matarazzo, Dan Del Rossi pose for a photo; promotional image for Netflix’s “Worn Stories.”
(L: Photo Courtesy of Tiffany Couture Cleaners, R: Photo Courtesy of Netflix)
LAS VEGAS’ TIFFANY COUTURE CLEANERS FEATURED
IN NETFLIX SERIES “WORN STORIES”
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LAS VEGAS (April 2021) – Tiffany Couture Cleaners, Las Vegas’ family-owned dry cleaner known for its superior service and care for the finest clothing and fabrics which celebrated 50 years in business in 2020, is featured in Netflix’s new original documentary series, “Worn Stories.” Adapted from Emily Spivack’s New York Times best-selling book, the series explores the connection between clothing and memory and features a mix of dynamic interviews with inspiring cultural figures and storytellers.
The Las Vegas episode titled “Chance” premiered on April 1, 2021 and includes notable Las Vegas Strip performers of past and present, as well as Tiffany Couture Cleaners and the dry cleaner’s esteemed delivery driver, Joann Matarazzo. The episode, which is the sixth episode of the eight-part series, includes beautifully animated sequences and explores new ways for viewers to think about their clothes, themselves and their shared human experiences.
With more than 50 years of experience as the city’s top choice of wardrobe managers, who trusted Tiffany to care for their entertainers’ elaborate show costumes, Tiffany Couture Cleaners was contacted by Netflix producers to participate in the documentary in December 2019.
“It’s a funny story, actually,” says Judy Del Rossi, co-owner, Tiffany Couture Cleaners. “The producer called us multiple times but Dan [Del Rossi’s husband and co-owner] turned them down. Finally, we understood it was a Netflix production, had a call with the producer who convinced us it was a good opportunity, and we agreed to participate.”
Although Tiffany Couture Cleaners participated in the filming of a reality TV show in the past, the project never came to fruition. “Worn Stories” represents the first project of this size in which the company was featured. Filming initially began with a week-long shoot in February 2020. Producers then returned to Las Vegas in July 2020 to finish filming additional components of the episode.
To help bring the story to life, Netflix producers selected Tiffany Couture Cleaners delivery driver Joann Matarazzo, otherwise known as “JoJo.” According to Del Rossi, the show’s producers fell in love with Matarazzo’s personality immediately, spurring them to rewrite the script and make her the central character of the episode.
“The reception has been amazing, not just for our customers but also for family and longtime East Coast friends who watch it and enjoy seeing us,” said Del Rossi. “My favorite part of the episode is the beginning, when the overhead door opens, and our production plant comes to life. I am so proud of what Tiffany Couture Cleaners has become.”
ABOUT WORN STORIES
“Worn Stories”—adapted from Emily Spivack’s New York Times best-selling book—explores the connection between clothing and memory. By turns funny, tragic, poignant and celebratory, each episode is based on a theme and features a mix of dynamic interviews with inspiring cultural figures and storytellers, beautifully animated sequences and archival footage to bring these captivating and often surprising stories to life. The eight-episode series offers new ways to think about our clothes, ourselves and our shared human experiences. “Worn Stories” is a Netflix Original Documentary Series in association with Emily Spivack, Jenji Kohan, Tremolo Productions and Tilted Productions.
ABOUT TIFFANY COUTURE CLEANERS
Known for the prestige care taken with every garment, Tiffany Couture Cleaners celebrates more than 50 years in the luxury wardrobe cleaning business. They are well-known among the most elite clientele. From couture brands to precious furs to the costumes of Las Vegas entertainers, customers remain with Tiffany for its superb customer service and consistency in delivering quality dry cleaning every time. With five route delivery trucks and one large plant esteemed for winning the dry cleaning industry’s “Plant of the Year” in 2015, Tiffany is proud to provide home delivery throughout Las Vegas and Henderson. In addition, the dry cleaner is certified with the Green Business Bureau and was the first in Southern Nevada to use the SystemK4 machine, utilizing SolvonK4 non-toxic, biodegradable solvent, making them a pioneer in green dry cleaning in the region. Tiffany Couture Cleaners is also recognized as one of the top dry cleaners in the United States as an affiliate of America’s Best Cleaners. For more information, visit www.tiffanycouturecleaners.com or find on Facebook and Twitter.
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