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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 her eagle eye and high standards. We have everything cleaned the minute it enters our studios and go over every piece, rarely buying pieces with flaws and making sure we only have the best examples from ... Learn More
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Sleek 1980s Gianfranco Ferre Backless Black Column...
Evening Dresses and Gowns
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Gianfranco Ferre is best known for his years at the helm of Dior where he h...
1950s Helena Barbieri Champagne Silk Satin Beaded ...
Helena Barbieri Evening Dresses and Gowns
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I am always so pleased to have a Helena Barbieri piece come into the shop a...
1970s Grey Print Chiffon Yuki Caftan Jersey Dress ...
Yuki Day Dresses
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Caftans are always an amazing vintage staple but to find one by the Yuki br...
1960s Grey & Pastel Printed Bessi Silk Jersey Dres...
Bessi Day Dresses
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Not everyone is addicted to color, but they still love a beautiful print dr...
Late 1970s Christian Dior Demi-Couture Velvet Halt...
Christian Dior Evening Dresses and Gowns
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This is such an amazing and sensual gown. It is Marc Bohan for Christian Di...
Important Late 1980s Azzedine Alaia Supermodel Len...
Azzedine Alaïa Evening Dresses and Gowns
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This late 1980s, early 1990s Alaia is amazing. It is supermodel length and ...
1950s Hardy Amies Couture Fine Silk Organza & Lace...
Hardy Amies Evening Dresses and Gowns
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The Hardy Amies couture house launched in 1946 and he added RTW in 1950. In...
1950s Ivory Silk Pleated Dress in the Manner of Je...
Evening Dresses and Gowns
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This is a wonderful little dress in the manner of Jean Desses. It unfortuna...
F/W 2016 Magda Butrym "Haifa" Silk Cut Out Mini Dr...
Day Dresses
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Her pieces consistently sell out world wide and this Magda Butrym dress was...
Important c1963 Rudi Gernreich Striped Unmatched C...
Rudi Gernreich Suits, Outfits and Ensembles
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This particular suit has an interesting provenance. The Revolvy website tel...
Important 1988-89 Azzedine Alaia Black One Shoulde...
Azzedine Alaïa Evening Dresses and Gowns
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This "slashed" and cut out one shoulder design is well documented when it m...
1960s Hardy Amies Fine Printed Silk Voile Dress & ...
Hardy Amies Suits, Outfits and Ensembles
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The Hardy Amies couture house launched in 1946 and he added RTW in 1950. In...
c.1959 Documented Givenchy Haute Couture Black Woo...
Givenchy Coats and Outerwear
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Every piece of Haute Couture is special but when I can also document a coat...
1960s Unlabelled Chanel Haute Couture Boucle Suit
Chanel Suits, Outfits and Ensembles
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It is always wonderful to have a true piece of Haute Couture and this Chane...
c1962-63 Cristobal Balenciaga Haute Couture Cashme...
Balenciaga Coats and Outerwear
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This coat is extraordinary. It dates to approx the 1962-63 Haute Couture co...
1940s Floral Pastel Hand Painted Pink & Blue Silk ...
Lingerie
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This stunning silk kimono has a dreamy and romantic print in shades of pink...
Rare c1958-1960 Norman Norell Silk Taffeta "Bubble...
Norman Norell Day Dresses
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Normal Norell begain his career working for Hattie Carnegie and then in 194...
1970s Hanae Mori Couture Silk Chiffon Scenic Flora...
Hanae Mori Evening Dresses and Gowns
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This is a museum quality, absolutely beautiful, 1970s silk chiffon gown tha...
1960s Unusual Marrimekko Curved Hem Graphic Print ...
Day Dresses
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This is a superb and early example of the brilliant Marimekko textiles that...
Spring 2004 Runway Pink John Galliano for Dior Dre...
John Galliano Evening Dresses and Gowns
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This amazing gown was look 46 from the Spring 2004 runway by John Galliano ...
Cruise 2008 Galliano for Christian Dior Blue Silk ...
John Galliano Day Dresses
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From the Cruise collection for 2008 comes this gorgeous little silk dress i...
Fall 2003 Runway Galliano for Christian Dior Silk ...
John Galliano Suits, Outfits and Ensembles
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The set from the fall 2003 collection is gorgeous. This print was done in b...
circa1976 Haute Couture Louis Feraud Day Dress
Louis Feraud Day Dresses
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Louis Feraud Haute Couture pieces are very rare indeed. They are hard t...
Romantic 1980s Pink Arnold Scaasi Boutique Bow Gow...
Arnold Scaasi Evening Dresses and Gowns
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Yards and yards of pink satin have been used in this Arnold Scassi bout...
1960s Early Anne Klein Supermodel Length Pink Wool...
Anne Klein Coats and Outerwear
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Before Anne Klein became "Anne Klein" she launched the Junior Sophisticates...
1960s Sequin & Fringe Couture Bill Blass Tunic & S...
Bill Blass Suits, Outfits and Ensembles
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This late sixties Bill Blass set is just amazing. The surface of both p...
Fall 1990 Azzedine Alaia Men's Suiting Jacket & Sh...
Azzedine Alaïa Suits, Outfits and Ensembles
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This is an amazing vintage Azzedine Alaia "city" suit that has that high en...
F/W 2005 Runway Alexander McQueen Pale Yellow Silk...
Alexander McQueen Day Dresses
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Fall 2005's collection was called "The Man Who Knew Too Much". The Alexande...
1970s Beautiful & Bright Hanae Mori Bird Caftan Dr...
Hanae Mori Day Dresses
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I have had the twin of this particular dress in the shop before and love it...
Documented 1953 Rudi Gernrich Pink Knit Bathing Su...
Swimwear
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Rudi Gernreich set so many firsts in fashion it is mind boggling. He was th...
Documented 1953 Rudi Gernreich Blue Knit Bathing S...
Rudi Gernreich Swimwear
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Rudi Gernreich set so many firsts in fashion it is mind boggling. He was th...
Iconic c.1969-75 Malcolm Starr Quilted Art-to-Wear...
Malcolm Starr Coats and Outerwear
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This was designed when Youssef Rizkallah headed the company so would have b...
Documented 1950s Yma Sumac's Sophie Gimbel Saks Op...
Lingerie
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During the 1950s, Yma Sumac was a singing superstar. She was known for her ...
Rare 1950s Gustave Tassel Golden Silk Dress & Jack...
Suits, Outfits and Ensembles
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This is a very rare, museum quality example of Gustave Tassell, who was one...
1950s Pierre Balmain Goldenrod Wool Swing Coat
Pierre Balmain Coats and Outerwear
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A fantastic swing coat by Pierre Balmain in a wonderful goldenrod color tha...
Rare 1990s Vivienne Westwood Black Tuxedo Suit
Vivienne Westwood Suits, Outfits and Ensembles
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From the mid-nineties, this is an amazing example of Westwood's tailoring a...