Top 7 Shops For Races and Wedding Accessories
We are officially seeing brighter days! That calls for the season of weddings and races. Fascinators, hats, jewellery, there’s so much to choose from. Here’s a round up of the top shops to buy wedding and races accessories.
1. Costelloe + Costelloe
14A Chatham Street, Dublin 2
Costelloe + Costelloe is one of Dublin’s most popular accessories boutiques located on Chatham Street right in the heart of the Creative Quarter. Whether it’s for a wedding, the races or any special occasion Costelloe + Costelloe Fascinators and Headpieces in different colours and styles are perfect for making you stand out from the crowd. There is also a huge selection of wraps, pashminas, shrugs and clutches that will match any outfit.
2. Frock N Fabulous
35 Exchequer Street, Dublin 2
Frock N Fabulous on Exchequer Street is an online dress rental service which makes high end designer dresses accessible to the ‘girl next door’. As well as showcasing high end gowns, Frock N Fabulous is the leader in online hat rental in Ireland. Offering exquisite pieces by award winning milliners such as Aisling Ahern, Edel Ramberg, Fiona Mangan, Sarah McGahon, Edel Staunton and many more. Kara and her team offer a money-can’t-buy personalised experience for clients who need a little direction in choosing the correct ensemble. Frock n Fabulous also offers women the opportunity to come together and choose dresses for their special occasions, such as weddings or the races, by hosting ‘Frock n Fabulous’ private viewings in their beautiful shop.
3. Aoife Kirwan Millinery
12 Henry Street, Dublin 1
Arnotts has launched Aoife Kirwan millinery to the Accessories Hall this season. Traditional millinery meets modern design in Aoife’s collection, which offers a wide breadth of choice for the upcoming wedding and racing season. Having studied millinery under couturier and milliner Thomas Von Nordheim and at the London College of Fashion, Aoife Kirwan’s technical ability shines through each and every piece. She uses traditional millinery techniques and the highest quality materials when designing and handcrafting her hats in the Republic of Ireland.
59 South William Street, Dublin 2
Knightsbridge in Powerscourt Centre specialise in women’s jewellery, accessories and shoes that are chosen by them and sourced from only the very best designers and skilled artisans. Their offering includes magnificent vintage inspired jewellery, hand finished head dresses and capes, ornate hair pieces and bands, beautifully embellished cuffs and waistbelts all lovingly created by each designer.
5. Willow & Clo
59 South William Street, Dublin 2
Using nature and storytelling as sources of inspiration, Willow & Clo in the Powerscourt Centre celebrates the meaning of jewellery. Every piece tells a story. The designer and goldsmith behind it all is Chloe Townsend, who has a deep appreciation of nature and feels it is important to act responsibly, so she uses recyclable materials where possible. A nice addition to your outfit for your big day or that day out at the races.
6. Om Diva
27 Drury Street, Dublin 1
This bright and colourful store in Dublin’s Creative Quarter supplies vintage, contemporary and cutting edge Irish designs. Om Diva offers unique and eclectic fashions including statement costume jewellery that will brighten up any outfit.
9 Eustace Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2
This beautiful boutique offers flattering occasion wear and all round stylish pieces that have interesting mixes of contemporary and vintage fashion. You can pick up the coolest pieces to make up such an individual outfit that nobody else will have.