Wednesday, 24 March 2010

Disaster in Dirty Fabulous.

We have awful, horrendous, terrible news...
There was a fire in our building on Sunday and Dirty Fabulous on Lower Baggot St is no more.

We are absolutely gutted and in a state of shock.

The last few days have been a blur, lots of tears and we haven't got our thinking caps on about what we are going to do or where Dirty Fabulous will re locate to. (Any suggestions kindly welcomed)

Please, please, please sign up to the mailing list from the website for updates on our progress.

We have been trying to contact a lot of customers personally but we haven't been able to get to everyone. Apologies for this.

Thank you for your patience and continued support.

If you have any other queries please contact us by email on

From a very sad Kathy & Caroline

Saturday, 20 March 2010

A Gaggle of Dirty Fabulous Dresses

'Oh is the camera pointing at us...I didn't notice!'

'oh what laughs'

'trying to be demure!' Caroline made me my headpiece...she's a very good girl!

I'm lucky to have wonderful friends who like moi, love fashion and are firm supporters of Dirty Fabulous!
Above are some photos, by Breda, taken at a recent wedding we all went to in our Dirty Fabulous vintage gunas... needless to say much merriment was had by all!!!

I love the colours in these images...very Mad Men. The dresses look fab together even though each is so completely different to the next.

Hope you like!!!

Thanks girlies for choosing Dirty Fabulous

Friday, 19 March 2010

Rangoli Competitions

Friend of Dirty Fabulous and all round lovely lady, Aisling from Rangoli Jewellery is currently running to fabulous competitions to win gorgeous bespoke Rangoli pieces.
I love the idea of these competitions, the submissions are to be inspirational, fun and Aisling will be posting the entries for us to oogle...Check it out here...

and here...

Now get to work my lovelies!!!

Friday, 12 March 2010

Absolut Style at Set!

Blanaid Hennessy at The Set at Langtons House Hotel

Ooooh....Here's something we're really looking forward to...

It's an event organised by interiors and fashion writer (and over all uber stylish lady), Blanaid Hennesy.
This event is three days of vintage fashion, furniture and film, along with make-overs, style talks, live photoshoots and performances, followed by fun nights out all in association with Absolut Vodka!!!

Dirty Fabulous will be there on Sunday selling our gorgeous treasures and then we'll be dancing the night away with Soul Kitchen.

It's on the Easter weekend and is super good value. Grab some girlfriends and stay a night or two in Langtons or a neighbouring hotel.

With an amazing jam packed schedule the only worry you'll have is not 'what to do' but more 'what will I wear!'.

Check it out here:


See you all there...Woohoo!!!

Thursday, 11 March 2010

Oooh Dirty Fabulous in Vogue Magazine!!!

April 2010 Vogue Cover

1943 Vintage Vogue Fashion Feature

Dirty Fabulous recreates Vintage Vogue for Todays Vogue!'s hard not to love Vogue, it is the absolute fashion indulgence, and Dirty Fabulous is in this months vintage classified section.


Wednesday, 10 March 2010

Dirty Fabulous Bespoke & Vintage Headpieces

1950's Pill Box hat €95

1940's round aurora borealis and silk headpiece €145

Dirty Fabulous Vintage Bride

Bespoke White Cage veil from €120

Bespoke Ribbon Headband from €75

Bespoke Rhinestone Headpiece From €100

Bespoke Ivory Cage Veil €120

1950's White Velvet Pill Box Hat €95

Bespoke feather and lace headpiece from €140

Bespoke Ivory Fascinator €100

Bespoke Lace, crystal and pearl headpiece from €180

Bespoke rose cage veil €120

Bespoke blush pink hairpiece from €80

Bespoke Rose Cage Veil From €120

Bespoke Rhinestone Hairpiece from €100

Bespoke lace, crystal and pearl headpiece from €180

Vintage 1950's Aurora Borealis Crown €160

Blush Pink Bespoke Headpiece from €80

Bespoke White Feather and Crystal Headband from €110

Bespoke Ivory Fascinator with 1950's Pin From €110

1950s Ivory Floral and Tulle Headband €160

1950's Aurora Borealis Headpiece €160

Here in Dirty Fabulous we know how difficult it can be to find the perfect hair accessory to go with your fabulous wedding dress (vintage or otherwise), which is why we stock a range of vintage hairpieces and we also make up bespoke gorgeous creations to order!

These headpieces and fascinators also work well for other events such as the races, balls and be one step ahead of the crowd and get your very own fascinator made up to match your outfit for the next wedding your attending...go know you want to shine!!!

Wednesday, 3 March 2010

Vintage Inspired Corsetry as Outer Wear!

Spring RTW Runway 2010

Dirty Fabulous 1940's Lingerie

Dirty Fabulous 1950's Corset and Slip

Tuesday, 2 March 2010

Spring Summer Trends 2010

Christian Dior Spring 2010 Couture

Dirty Fabulous 1930's Gown

Chanel RTW Spring 2010

Dirty Fabulous 1950's lace prom dress

Christian Dior Spring 2010 Couture

Dirty Fabulous Nude Lace Wiggle Dress

I woke up yesterday morning wondering 'had i left the lights on?' 'what is that burning thing in the sky?'. But hurrah, after it's long winter absence it's actually just the sun, it's been so long I'd forgotten what it looked like!

The good weather is perfectly timed with this weeks Spring runway trends post. A regular segment here in Dirty Fabulous, being a fashion junkie I do love to trawl the seasonal catwalks and spot the trends and how they work with their vintage counterparts.

Above is just a sample of the delicate nudes, whites, and print themes that so many designers fell in love with this season.

The gorgeous Dirty Fabulous model is Siobhan who was good enough to help us out in Dirty Fabulous for a few days last week. I think you'll agree that she shows perfectly how to rock this seasons trend with a vintage feel...Thanks a mill Siobhan!!!