Thursday, 29 May 2014

Irelands Wedding Journal Summer 2014

Dirty Fabulous 1960's blue crystal trimmed wedding gown

Dirty Fabulous 1950's gloves and pearl earrings

Dirty Fabulous 1950's sage lace and pink satin dress and ivory satin hat

Dirty Fabulous 1950's ivory taffeta, bustle back wedding gown

Have you seen the current issue of Ireland's Wedding Journal?
It features an enchanting photoshoot titled "Once Upon A Time" which features Dirty Fabulous wedding dresses, bridesmaid dresses and accessories.
It is just too pretty for words!
The talent behind this shoot:
Photographer, Julia from Wonderful Life Productions
Stylist was one of our fav's, Carmel Ann Daly
Assisted by Saibh Egan

For even more images from this gorgeous, romantic shoot, head over to Julia's site

For your Fairytale wedding dress phone us on 016111842 or email for an appointment.

Monday, 26 May 2014

Goodbye USA Hello New Stock!!!

So we're back from our big American trip!

It was awesome, exhausting and hugely successful...we've only just about recovered.
The weather was amazing, the people interesting and the vintage curios...well curious!!!

A giant American eagle

Some gold painted tooth moulds anyone?

I thought this box of Cupee dolls was interesting and a little freaky!

My little boy Ruben, playing out side our house for the was huge!

A cute little red and green wooden house nearby. We'd liked to have taken it home too!

Some of the vintage jewels we brought home

 Dirty Fabulous looking ship-shape and sparkling after sorting all our new stock out

And here's some of the pretty vintage wedding dresses and occasion dresses that we have in stock.
If you follow us on Facebook you'll see a lot more as I'll be posting up stunning dresses everyday.

1960's heavy cream lace tea length wedding dress €490

 1970's cream long sleeve, high neck illusion dress €365

Oyster beaded full length bridal gown

Ivory embroidered, wide neck prom dress €420

Fully white and cream beaded dress €440

Ivory silk chiffon empire short dress €380

1950's cream heavy brocade prom dress with hip swag €490

Will Steinman 1950's mink tulle and sequin prom dress €620

Claret red 1940's velvet dresses with rhinestones €260

1950s sage taffeta and lace over gold cocktail dress €290

Blush lace wiggle dotted with sequins €280

1950's cornflower blue linen wiggle with lace and pearl embellishments €340

1960s mint green and ivory beaded dress and top €310

Have a look inside Dirty Fabulous at our new collection

To see all of our amazing new stock call us on 01 6111842 or email for an appointment

Saturday, 10 May 2014

Dirty Fabulous will be closed until Tuesday 27th of May

image courtesy of The House of Googie

Ooooh we're trembling with excitement!
Dirty Fabulous is off on another treasure hunt to America to source even more vintage bridal and occasion dresses, jewellery, bags and hats.
It's going to be a busy one as both our husbands and my two babies will be joining us...are we crazy? Obviously!!!
We'll be closed for two weeks to facilitate this trip, from May 11th until the 26th (inclusive)
You can still contact us by email and make sure you book your appointment early to see all our fantastic finds!
See you when we get back

Thursday, 8 May 2014

Dirty Fabulous Headpieces

Above are just a few images from our recent photoshoot of the headpieces available from Dirty Fabulous.
They include bespoke pieces made by Caroline to your specification, original vintage pieces and vintage style pieces by modern designers.
You can tell we have a huge and varied range!
The shoot took place in Dirty Fabulous HQ and the photographer was the super talented Aga from White Tea Photography
Make-up, hair and styling was done by myself and Caroline.
All the clothing and accesories are of course from Dirty Fabulous
Our gorgeous model on the day was Hannah from Distinct Model Management

Tuesday, 6 May 2014

All That Glitters: Metallic's, beads and sparkles!

Costume designed by Adrian for Eve Arden in Ziegfeld Girl (1941). from Adored Vintage

1950's cocktail dress From the Met from Adored Vintage

1920's silk draped dress Image courtesy of Pinterest

Charles James 1930's evening gown image courtesy of The Met

Who doesn't love a touch a sparkle and shimmer?
Metallic fabrics, shimmering beads and bright crystals have been used in fashion since people started using fashion to indicate wealth and status.
Gold, silver and bronzes all ooze and instant elegance and richness which fashion designers have utilised to their full potential.
There's something about these colours that instantly make you feel more grown up and a little bit special!
Dirty Fabulous always carries a range of beautiful gowns and dresses in these shades and you know we're like Magpies that if we see a bit of sparkle we'll nab it for our boutique!
So come in and see our shimmering lovellies, make your appointment now! 

Dirty Fabulous 1960's gold beaded column evening gown size 10 €350

Dirty Fabulous 1950's gold silk and beaded cocktail dress size 8-10 €360

Dirty Fabulous Flapper style bronze beaded dress size 14-16 €450

Dirty Fabulous 1960's ivory shauntung silk beaded cocktail dress size 12 €360

Dirty Fabulous 1950's fully beaded silk bridal prom dress with matching bolero size 8 €1200

Dirty Fabulous 1950's metallic gold prom dress size 8 €310

 Dirty Fabulous 1950's silver satin, bustle back prom dress size 6 €520

 Dirty Fabulous 1950's gold brocade column gown with crystal beaded top size 8 €740