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Miss Bizio Couture

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Amazing stuff, strange experience

This shop is for you, if you like a curated experience, where the owner presents her items with a... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2017
A G
Great clothes, but made to feel uncomfortable

Visited this vintage shop on stockbridge. When I walked in no-one was in the shop. A lady then... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2017
JOycer8
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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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Mar 9, 2019
“Very unwelcoming”
Jan 23, 2019
“Get out quick...”
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My vintage clothes collection. My Edinburgh vintage shop, clothes and accessories from my 30 years of obsessively collecting and never selling. Miss Bizio Couture's Shop is the source for some of the best vintage clothing and vintage haute couture...more
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41 St. Stephen Street, Edinburgh EH3 5AH, Scotland
Stockbridge & Dean Village
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Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

We visited St Stephen's Street with the intention of buying clothes and with a good budget. The owner told us that only two of us would be allowed in at a time and indicated that the prices would probably be too high for us. Instead...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed January 23, 2019

This shop looked interesting but the owner/person in the shop basically told us not to touch anything as it might need mending as a result! Well, I'm not buying any clothing that falls apart if I touch it! I would need to touch it to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rita G
Reviewed November 21, 2017 via mobile

Visited this little shop with a friend this afternoon and was appalled and genuinely upset by the hostile reception we recieved by the owner. The saddest part is that I am a local. I'm ashamed that one would think her behaviour a reflection of how...More

Date of experience: November 2017
8  Thank jenny c
Joanna B, Owner at Miss Bizio Couture, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2017

Jenny I thought you'd write a review and in fact I can see you wrote two. Your actions in front of my other customers were innappropriate and when I asked you to stop it was clear you took offence. If you recall you picked up...More

Reviewed September 19, 2017

This shop is for you, if you like a curated experience, where the owner presents her items with a wealth of knowledge and stories. This isn't the shop for you, if you like to look and touch the items and dig for vintage treasure! Looks...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank A G
Joanna B, Owner at Miss Bizio Couture, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2017

Thank you AG for your Review. I am sorry you felt that you weren't good enough or rich enough to buy anything that was of course not my intention. Yes I was aware that I had too much of my collection in the shop recently...More

Reviewed September 11, 2017

The store is really like a gallery with "textile paintings" all very well looked after by Joanna. I must agree with the other reviews thou...you do feel a bit like you can´t touch anything (witch Joanna also makes clear you can't) but I think for...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Tove C
Joanna B, Owner at Miss Bizio Couture, responded to this reviewResponded November 22, 2017

Thank you so much for your delovely review Tove, I really do appreciate it. I have addressed the issue with everything being too "museum qualityesque"(!) to easily browse by removing some too delicate/rare things and by installing some super fancy glass cabinets to make viewing...More

Reviewed September 6, 2017

So happy to have stumbled across this gem of a shop in beautiful Stockbridge on a visit to Edinburgh. This is not a shop that treats fashion like junk food! I’ve visited the Miss Bizio shop twice now and have had a fabulous experience on...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank scrjack
Joanna B, Owner at Miss Bizio Couture, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely review it gave me quite a boost. Just to let you know I went through a big refurbishment a week or two after your visit and now have set up the shop to make browsing possible. It somehow...More

Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

Visited this vintage shop on stockbridge. When I walked in no-one was in the shop. A lady then appeared 5/10 mins later and was surprised that I was in the shop. The first thing she said was that everything is over £100. I was looking...More

Date of experience: August 2017
5  Thank JOycer8
Reviewed August 7, 2017

Maybe not everyone has the same opinions as we did and I'm sorry for any offense it may cause, but this was our experience: As we first walked into the store, the owner (who seemed hostile and overprotective) informed us that nothing was under 100pounds,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
4  Thank georgiahawley0
Joanna B, Owner at Miss Bizio Couture, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2017

Thank you for having my shop as your only review georgiahawley0. I am glad to have the the opportunity to respond to your very long review! I do of course remember you and our chat. I am sorry you found that frankly spectacular item too...More

Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

Came here today with a friend and we had such a great time. Joanna has created a sort of museum of her clothes and with that comes many memories of her life. It's really incredible. Very well curated from all over the world and with...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank godnoselondon
Joanna B, Owner at Miss Bizio Couture, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2017

Thank you so much for such a lovely review. It really does make me so happy when people like my things and please do pop in next time you are in town

Reviewed November 11, 2015

Strangely rude and diffident lady peddling designer clothes she bought for herself over a 35 year period. As a consequence everything is the same size - I'm guessing a 10, 5ft 3, so not suited for everyone. In terms of accessories, there are certainly some...More

Date of experience: September 2015
3  Thank DavidDundonald
Joanna B, Owner at Miss Bizio Couture, responded to this reviewResponded November 24, 2015

Thank you for that David I am so sorry you didn't like my shop I will take on board your comments and try to be better. I hate the idea that I came across as rude. I can't think why you thought I was shy...More

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