Saturday, 20 December 2008

Dress Of The Week

Party Dresses of the Week!
Above are more examples of Dirty Fabulous' unique party wear. You would definitely be belle of the ball in one of these numbers! The first is a little A-line Vera Wang number embellished with vintage feathers, brooches and an Edwardian applique. It would also be perfect as a bridesmaid dress and we have other gorgeous dresses that tie in beautifully for an original bridal party. €360
The second image is a vivid blue Goddess style dress from the late 60's/early 70's. This is such a striking dress and it is so flattering on. €210
It's only a few days until Christmas now! Dirty Fabulous will be open on the 22nd and 23rd of December for any last minute gifts or party dresses needed! We will re-open on the 29th and 30th of December and on these days our fabulous customers will be served delicious Cosmopolitans during their appointments to kick off the New Years Eve parties!
Feel free to call or email us to make an appointment in the New Year.
Happy Christmas everyone!

Saturday, 13 December 2008

Novembers Tatler

This week I thought I'd put up these beautiful images from the November issue of Tatler. The shoot was styled by Karen Finnie using many of Dirty Fabulous's gorgeous dresses and accessories.
The first image is a 1940's black polka dot tiered tulle dress €220 and a 1950's vintage brooch €65 (worn in hair)
The second image is a 1950's prom dress with ostrich feather plume. €495

The third image features one of our stunning necklaces from Australian designer Ghost & Lola €200

The last image is topped of with one of our devine Victorian capelet's. These are stunning collectible pieces that make any out fit unique. €295

Thursday, 11 December 2008

Dirty Fabulous in the RTE Guide Christmas edition

As we near Christmas most households will have the bumper edition Christmas RTE Guide to plan their festive viewing. This years edition features a vintage themed cover styled by the lovely Paula Hughes and we are delighted that the gorgeous Kathryn Thomas is wearing a 1950's nude lace and velvet cocktail dress from Dirty Fabulous! We love it, a big thank you to Paula,the RTE Guide and of course Kathryn for showing off our dress so beautifully.

Monday, 8 December 2008

A Christmas Radio Station - Hurrah!

Woohoo! We've just found Christmas fm at 89.9 fm, a radio station dedicated to Christmas until the 26th of December. We absolutely love it! And whats even better is that all proceeds from requests are donated to the ISPCC, so get texting everyone, spread the festive love and cheer.
Have a look at

A Gift From Dirty Fabulous To You - Prize Draw

In the spirit of Christmas vintage style we have a gift prize draw for all our Dirty Fabulous gal's who come into visit us in the month of December.
The winner of the draw will receive a beautiful black patent reversible bag, the cutest soft kid leather ivory gloves and an elegant single stand pearl necklace, all hailing from the 1950's.
This is truly a unique gift and all you need to finish off the perfect outfit.
When all you fabulous ladies come to visit us in December by appointment you will automatically be added to our draw and the winner will be announced when we return after New Years on Monday the 5th of January.

Saturday, 6 December 2008

Woohoo its finally party season!

Hope you like our vintage inspired Christmas poster, tis the season to be jolly in here...mulled wine and mince pies all round!
Not that you need any excuse to get into a fabulous dress but the party season is now upon us. Its time for full on glamour Christmas style and I think this fire engine red "Victor Costa" tulip skirt dress is the epitome of festive siren fun! We've teamed it with an amazing coral and rhinestone applique to give it even more WOW factor!
To get your party outfit or indulge in some Christmas shopping for yourself or loved ones call us now for an appointment on 01 6624249.

Friday, 5 December 2008

Vintage Styling for Christmas Parties

This week I thought I'd add some images of complete stylised vintage outfits by Dirty Fabulous.
Wearing vintage clothing is a way to absolutely ensure that you don't turn up to a Christmas party or wedding looking like everyone else.
Here at Dirty Fabulous we offer truly unique dresses and accessories to the fashion savvy, call us now to make an appointment to get you ultimate Christmas outfit - let your inner Carrie Bradshaw out for Christmas!

Saturday, 29 November 2008

Christmas gift ideas

It's nearly December and it will soon be time for Christmas shopping. Here are a few ideas available from Dirty Fabulous to get you started! Our vintage jewellery is the perfect choice for any stylish lady. These are classic pieces that will never go out of fashion and will brighten up any outfit. Our jewellery starts at €35 for pretty rhinestone pieces and goes up to €180 for some gorgeous collectable signed pieces. And if you really can't decide a Dirty Fabulous gift voucher could be the answer your looking for!

Dressed by Dirty Fabulous!

We have the pleasure here at Dirty Fabulous to help our customers find the perfect outfit for weddings, party's or award ceremonys as above in the first picture! This was taken at the Dunlop National Championship Prizegiving and the girls are all wearing very different dresses from Dirty Fabulous. They look fab and thanks for the photos girls!
The next images are a sample of our dresses shown off beautifully by the lovely Charlotte Jane. If you'd like any details on any of the dresses or more information about Dirty Fabulous just phone us at 01 6624249 or email us at

Saturday, 22 November 2008

Dress of the Week and jewels!

These rings have been designed exclusively for Dirty Fabulous by Jeweller Tony Quinn and we just love them! As with most of our jewellery they are real statement pieces which always urge people to ask "where did you get your ring, Its fab?". The rings are composed of silver, gold and semi precious stones. They are priced from €120 to €180 and we're due to get more in which we are very excited about!
The bright mustard silk 1950's wiggle dress with an amazing hot pink floral print just arrived in to us. This is a great dress for showing of your hour glass figure and is perfect for a size 14. We try and keep a broad range of sizes here in Dirty Fabulous starting from a 6 and going up to a size 16/18.
In the next few weeks we are due a delivery of party dresses ranging from a 14-18. We're delighted to be so busy now that we have new dresses coming in all the time which allows oodles of choice for every customer!

Tuesday, 18 November 2008

Christmas has arrived at Dirty Fabulous

We're Christmas crazy here in Dirty Fabulous, and having been inspired by the gorgeous lights on Grafton Street we couldn't resist putting our tree up now!
Come in and see our lovely festive environment. We'll still be offering bubbles and cupcakes with appointments but in a few weeks mulled wine and mince pies will be on offer!
We already have lots of customers planning their party outfits, New Years Eve Ballgowns, and indulging in some early Christmas pressie shopping.

Saturday, 15 November 2008

Dress of the Week

Oooh I love this little dress! Its a 1950's pink wool wiggle dress with a satin waist. Its a lovely warm fabric and just perfect for going to a winter wedding. Its such a great colour that really gives any complexion a lift! €260

Saturday, 8 November 2008

Accessories of The Week

Instead of Dress of The Week, here are a few fab accessories we have in Dirty Fabulous.
The first stunning lapis lazuli "Eisenberg" brooch is such a collectors piece. It was a real find for us in New York! €165
The second image is a vintage rhinestone tiara, it's so pretty and perfect for any Audrey Hepburn bride. €190
The gorgeous and quirky 1950's fuchsia feather and net hat is so eye-catching, we love this beauty! €120
Finally the off-white 1950's beaded pill-box hat is super elegant. €140

Tuesday, 4 November 2008

Dress of the Week

Party season is creeping ever nearer, so this weeks dress is a very vibrant little number. This one shoulder knee length dress with ruffles is €320 and oodles of fun! You'll certainly have the WOW factor at any do in this frock!

Dirty Fabulous at Cirque Du Cabaret

Here are just a few images of taken on Saturday nights Cirque Du Cabaret hosted by Sara and the Tassel Club.
We'd highly recommend burlesque nights, especially Cirque Du Cabaret at the Button Factory! It's great fun, everyone is always so glam and we especially love the vintage theme. The acts are always a mix of saucy and hilarity!
We'll definitely be going to the Christmas one, see you there!

Saturday, 25 October 2008

Dress of the Week

This 1950's siren red gown is definitely one for the Red Carpet! The vintage ostrich feather plume, rhinestone clasp and velvet belt make it truely magnificent... now give me my Oscar!!!

Monday, 20 October 2008

Couture evening gown

I just had to post some extra shots of this couture dress as its so fab!

The back is low cut and ultra sexy, I Love this dress!

The Spoils Of New York!

It was exhausting but fabulous work to hunt for all the beautiful dresses and accessories in New York.
We trawled the city and have brought back simply stunning bridal dresses, party frocks, crystal clutch bags, statement hats, rhinestone jewellery and couture gowns.
Above is a tiny sample of our New York collection, we're still sorting through everything and its been busy busy busy!
The top 1950's dress looks so similar to the one Carrie wore in the final episode of Sex In The City we knew our Dirty Fabulous customers would love it.
The full length black evening gown is a Couture dress that is breath-taking, it has oodles of velvet, satin and jet beading, it also has a gorgeous train with loads of volume. This one is definitely a show stopper for any Black Tie event!
The last image is of our very full rails! Positioned in the middle is an elegant and unique 1950's lace and tulle wedding dress, so chic.
This collection has to be seen to be believed so make sure you contact us to make an appointment, as always we look forward to seeing you in Dirty Fabulous!

Saturday, 4 October 2008

Now Taking Bookings To View New York Collection

As you know we are off to New York to comb the city for the most amazing vintage dresses and accessories for Dirty Fabulous's gorgeous customers. We can't wait and are so excited to see what treasures we can find for you.
We are now taking bookings for appointments starting from Friday 17th of October. As you can imagine demand will be high to see our new collection so we recommend booking as soon as possible to view it first!
We will be arranging appointments whilst in New York so you can email us at or leave us a message by phone (01 6624249) stating your contact details and preferred time and date for the appointment.
We look forward to seeing you all then with our beautiful new collection.

Dress of the Week

This 1930's violet evening gown is dripping with ruffles and certainly has the WOW factor! Perfect for any upcoming winter Balls and Black Tie events. This one of a kind dress is only available at Dirty Fabulous.

Saturday, 27 September 2008

Dirty Fabulous evening wear

Once again the beautiful Charlotte Jane! We absolutely love these two dresses. The blush pink 1920's dress has the most amazing back, and at €260 it makes a very affordable glamourous addition to your vintage collection.
The turquoise organza crystal pleated New Look era ballgown, is simply stunning. It has to be seen to be believed. This dress would be perfect as an alternative wedding dress or as a show stopper for a formal ball and at only €595 for this immaculate creation, it could be yours!

Dress of the Week

This amazing 1950's wiggle dress reminds me so much of Pradas offerings on the catwalk. Its teamed with a stunning victorian ruffle collar and lace Vond'Art neck piece. All available from Dirty Fabulous.

New York here we come!

We're off to New York soon to source all the Party season stock, we can't wait to bring more gorgeous creations home for our Dirty Fabulous customers!
Just a reminder ladies that we'll be closed from the 7th of October until the 17th. So if you have any events coming up during that time make sure to make an appointment for next week, we have some spaces available.
See you in Dirty Fabulous.

Tuesday, 23 September 2008

Dress of the Week

This Dirty Fabulous outfit is the epitome of Gothic Romance.
The mauve taffeta 1950's slip dress is from NewYork and the couture statement neck pieces are from Parisian designer Vond'Art, exclusive to Dirty Fabulous! All teamed with a perfect little black patent belt and grey fur tippet. This is such a WOW outfit, bang on trend for autumn/winter 08.