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

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James Galanos
1970-1979 Evening Dresses
Galanos was known as the designer that could rival the French in terms of construction and design. He launched his atelier in 1951 and though he was never a designer that was formall...
Thea Porter
1970-1979 Maxi Dresses
This particular version of the Thea Porter label was only produced between October 1971-March 1972 and this gown was part of the 1971 collection. It is a beautiful example of her wor...
Geoffrey Beene
1970-1979 Suits, Outfits and Ensembles
What you may not see at first glance with this particular piece is that is is indeed a jumpsuit with extra wide cut legs so that it has a full length dress feel once on. You can real...
1950-1959 Evening Gowns
Here is another from my recent European acquisition and boy is it a beauty. This one appears to have been entirely made by hand to couture standards and does have a label. I believe ...
Givenchy
21st Century Mini Dresses
This stunning little mini dress is from the 2010 Givenchy collection and still has its original $2430 tag attached. It has never been worn so is in brand new, off the rack condition....
Balenciaga
1960-1969 Evening Gowns
The Balenciaga Haute Couture atelier opened in 1937, closed briefly from 1940 -1945 and then reopened until Cristobal's retirement in 1968. This gown was made in the Paris atelier fo...
Bill Blass
1970-1979 Evening Dresses
This particular example is absolutely wonderful. Bill Blass ventured out onto his own in 1970 after a stint as head designer by Maurice Rentner. He was an instant success as he was a...
Christian Dior
1960-1969 Evening Gowns
This stunning gown is well documented and was featured in an ad that I have included here, for that same year. It bears the Dior Patron Original Haute Couture label, numbered 30237,...
Azzedine Alaïa
1990-1999 Jackets
The lines on this 1992 "corset" influenced jacket are amazing and just what you would expect form the master that is Alaia. Versions of this jacket were featured prominentl...
Valentino
1990-1999 Evening Dresses and Gowns
Valentino pieces are always stunning and I love how the recent resurgence of the house really stays true to Mr. Valentino's original vision that you can see so clearly in pieces like...
Christian Dior
1970-1979 Suits, Outfits and Ensembles
This is the near twin of the set was photoed for L'Officiel in 1976 (pictured). This version of that set is a day version with the same print done in a purple and turquoise. It is eq...
Hanae Mori
1990-1999 Evening Dresses and Gowns
In 1996, the same year this gown was made, Hanae Mori was awarded the Order of Culture by the Emperor of Japan. This after a long and lustrous career including becoming the first Jap...

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