ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A WEDDING DRESS BUT DON'T KNOW WHERE TO START?
Let's face it, getting married is stressful, especially for the bride! You have to do so much, and that is before you even go looking for your dress. So, be sure to check out the list below on some of the best wedding dress shops and bridal boutiques Ireland has to offer!
The White & Gold, KinsaKle, CorK
The White & Gold boutique is the perfect choice for brides looking for a modern style. They have traveled to places such as Copenhagen, New York and London to liaise with their favorite designers. Leaving no stone unturned in bringing you that "so you" dress.
Located in Kinsale, Cork, White & Gold stands out because they know that brides have their own sense of style and want to own their bridal look with a contemporary yet timeless wedding dress.
Designers include Bo & Luca, Karen Willis Holmes, Maria Fekih, Prea James and Tatyana, to name but a few. Located 30 minutes from Cork city, 20 minutes from Cork airport and a 2.5-hour drive from Dublin, White & Gold aims to deliver a wedding dress that people will say is "so you!".
The White Room, Mullingar, WestmeatH
Located in Mullingar, it's hard not to be impressed with The White Room's offering. Run by Frances McElwain, she has spent over 16 years building up a great brand and stocks 11 exciting labels and styles. Styles include JesÃºs PeirÃ³, Pronovias, Mikaella Bridal, Paloma Blanca, Rembo Styling, Charlotte Balbier, Enzoni and Daalarna Couture to name but a few.
The White Room (I love the name, by the way) is located about 60 minutes from Dublin, has five private fitting rooms and offers 90 minutes for each appointment.
Vintage Pearl Bridal, Dominick Street, Galway
No Vintage Fleet post would be complete without a vintage wedding dress shop! Vintage Pearl Bridal is located in Galway and can be found in a beautiful Georgian building in Galway's West End. www.vintagepearlbridal.ie/
Vintage Pearl, owned by Michelle Burke, offers brides a relaxed experience. With one-to-one consultations, Michelle will take you through her lovely vintage-inspired collections by Latvian designer Katya Shehurina, French designer Cymbeline, and 1950s-inspired tea-length dresses by House of Mooshki. Vintage Pearl also stocks original vintage wedding dresses, Rachel Simpson's 1920s-inspired shoes, veils, headpieces and accessories by Emmy McCormick. Located about 2-hours from Dublin, why not make a weekend in Galway out of it.
Love Ellie Bridal, Virginia, CavaN
Love Ellie Bridal, located in County Cavan, is a bridal boutique owned by mother and daughter Laura and Ellen. This family dynamic offers great customer service, with one-on-one appointments. Love Ellie Bridal stocks designs that include the names of Pronovias, Maggie Sottero, Justin Alexander and Watters Wtoo to name a few. With gowns to suit all different styles of the bride. If you're a bride to be that is looking for excellent service, a relaxed setting and an extensive choice of dresses, then Love Ellie Bridal in Cavan is for you!