About Us

Nestled in the heart of Connaught Village at 10 Porchester Place. London W2 2BS, near Marble Arch; The Dresser – ‘Designer Resale Shop’ first opened its doors 1986 by owner – ex music business, turned stylist, Sally Ormsby.

Since then it has been acclaimed as ‘a gem of a second hand boutique,’ and is now recognised as one of London’s leading designer pre-loved consignment agencies, specialising in the buying and selling of high end, contemporary and couture second hand designer womens and menswear.

Over the years, Sally has built a loyal clientele of fashionistas including magazine editors, stylists and even some celebrities who use The Dresser’s service to re-sell gently worn designer clothes and accessories on a 50/50%, eight weeks sale-or-return basis.  For further info, please read ‘Terms and Conditions’ on our website as regards to re-selling on consignment at The Dresser.

The shop has an ever-changing, eclectic mix of pre-owned and some vintage womens / mens designer labels, including: Chanel, Dior, Valentino, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Prada, Fendi, Versace, Gaultier, Pucci, Chloe, Bottega Veneta, Marni, Stella McCartney, Isobel Marant, Alice Temperley, Cavalli, Marc Jacobs and many more…

There is always a bigger selection on the rails at our retail store than online and the best gets snapped up quickly, so regular visits to The Dresser are a must – snooze you lose!

Setting The Dresser apart from others, we have a successful online site: www.dresseronline.co.uk  where fashion-conscious, savvy shoppers visit the store worldwide, seeking to buy authentic high-end designer secondhand pieces. All in great condition and selling at a fraction of their original cost!

There is also a menswear department stocking high-end designer contemporary labels, including: YSL, Gucci, Prada, Yamamoto, Comme des Garcons, Paul Smith, Lora Piano, Burberry etc…

Be sure to keep an eye on our website: www.dresseronline.co.uk for hand-selected pieces from  some of our stock that can be purchased online, with more available in store. Check out The Archive to see what you’ve missed and examples of pieces we accept for resale at The Dresser.

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Please forward any enquiries to thedresser@mac.com