Shrimpton Couture

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Toronto, ON

About Shrimpton Couture

From its humble beginnings in 2006 with just a dozen or so vintage pieces, Shrimpton Couture has grown to be one of the most respected online shopping destinations for vintage lovers world-wide. We pride ourselves in sourcing vintage that is relevant, wearable and beautiful. We search the globe to find the truly special pieces that will be cherished by our clients whether they are a celebrity,a museum, designers, or just a girl looking for that perfect dress. Every single one of our finds are personally curated and approved of by our founder, Cherie, and nothing escapes...Read More

Shrimpton Couture

1stdibs Dealer Since 2010

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Versace, Gianni Versace
1990-1999 Cocktail Dresses
This gorgeous black and white houndstooth dress is based on the 1998 Spring runway piece worn by Supermodel Naomi Campbell. It has been in my archives for a bit now and it was also p...
Genny, Genny
1980-1989 Evening Gowns
This is a stunningly beautiful silk chiffon & net gown by the Genny label. It is one of the most beautiful pieces I have seen from this label and I like to think that I can see t...
Antony Price, Antony Price
1980-1989 Cocktail Dresses
Antony Price launched his label in 1979 and quickly became known as one of the more glamorous designer of the eighties. His work tended to have a mix of femininity and toughness that...
James Galanos, Galanos
1970-1979 Jumpsuits
This is a beautiful silk chiffon jumpsuit by the American couturier James Galanos and really showcases just how great he was at working with fine, light silk chiffon. Galanos was kno...
1960-1969 Maxi Dress
A romantic dress with it's matching cape overlay has no label but is very well made and it was surely a designer piece. With no tag present it is of course being sold as an anonymou...
Roberto Capucci, Roberto Capucci
1970-1979 Evening Dresses
In 1962 Capucci opened his first atelier in Paris and took the fashion world by storm. In 1968 he went back to his native Rome and opened his atelier there and by 1972 his work was p...
Yves Saint Laurent, Yves Saint Laurent
1980-1989 Skirt Suits
This is an amazing and classic feeling suit from the Yves Saint Laurent Haute Couture atelier. I have put that it as from the 1980s but the estate it came form was chock full of piec...
Valentino, Valentino
1980-1989 Evening Dresses
When I started to hunt for reference ohotos to date this dress I found these from the 1984-85 Haute Couture collection. You can see the similar technique sued through the bodice ruch...
Frank Usher, Frank Usher
1970-1979 Evening Dresses
This beautiful white jersey dress looks like it just walked off the rack. It is amazing when you discover a white piece in such great condition. At first glance you think it is a str...
Yuki, Yuki
1970-1979 Maxi Dress
A loose and easy cut dress with that favored one shoulder silhouette is always an amazing vintage staple but to find one by the Yuki brand is a treat. It is such a rare label and I l...
Bill Blass, Bill Blass
1960-1969 Evening Gowns
This sequin and feather Bill Blass dress is remarkable. Glossy black sequins completely cover the semi-sheer silk chiffon fabric of the dress so that it catches the light and glimmer...
Pierre Balmain, Pierre Balmain
1950-1959 Evening Dresses
This stunning dress is a numbered haute couture gown by Balmain. It is a fantastic blend of green silk chiffon that is layered over a pale pink base. The effect of the two colors tog...

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