Saturday, 31 December 2011

Season's Greetings

Hello, hello, hello lovely ladies! 
Thought we'd touch base just before the brand New Year begins. 
We hope you're all having a glamorous Festive Season whatever you may be doing, shall we take a moment to pay homage to the awesomeness that was the Downton Abbey Christmas Special!?? Forget, for a mere moment, the amazing costumes (more on that in January's posts!) and let us cut straight to Mathew and Lady Mary in the swirly-whirly magical snow...swooon! Oh it was just too good...

Anyway, whether you're decking the halls for one last party or ringing in the New Year by the fire with a glass of wine and donning cosy, but oh-so-fabulous pj's, here's to it being a wonderful evening!

We shall be swinging the Dirty Fabulous doors open on Tuesday the 3rd of January to kick off 2012 with a spot of vintage glamour. If you'd like to arrange an appointment call us on 01-6111842.
See you in the New Year, hip hip hoorah!


Tuesday, 20 December 2011

Dear Santa...Part Three!

Ooooo Christmas is nearly upon us! If like me you're super disorganized this festive season then take a peek at these accessories for some last minute shopping inspiration. Glam gloves and they keep you toasty in this chilly weather, winner all round! Our gloves range from €25 all the way to €200 for our never-worn Christian Dior leather opera gloves. 
Who wouldn't love to find a Dirty Fabulous treat in their 
Christmas stocking?

Don't be disappointed on Christmas morning, because really a hoover just won't cut it, not even a sparkley super-duper one that works all by itself. 

Christmas is about little treats just for you so don't forget that we do gift vouchers , now that's much better than a hoover right?!


White Christmas!

Have you given up hope on a white Christmas? Now I know it was chaotic for the last few years but I do miss the fluffy white goodness that is a brand new blanket of snow. Anyhoo, we got our fill last week when we went to the awesome "White Christmas The Musical" in the Grand Canal Theatre. It was a very glam night, full of fun, frolics, festivity and fashion! We were loving the vintage outfits and vowed to recreate a few of the looks. The cherry on our Sundae? It snowed inside for the finale while we all crooned along to White Christmas!!! 
Well done to all the cast and crew for such a 
super super production.

And some pics of the original version, lest we forget the spectacular that is White Christmas the movie!


Friday, 9 December 2011

Dear Santa...Part Two!

Hello ho ho ho! It's time for the second installment in what I like to call  "The Dear Santa Series"! We've come up with some beautiful jewelry sets that will have you glistening all Christmas and make you feel just a little more like Elizabeth Taylor. Why not share the link with the Richard Burton in your life to make sure you're pleased as punch on Christmas morning!

Earrings €75
Brooch €160

Brooch €140

Brooch €180
"De Pinna" navy velvet pill box, €95

Brooch €180,
1950s "Kramer" bracelet €110
Czech Husar bracelet €75

1950s brooch and earring set €160

1960s large white enamel flower pendant with pink rhinestones & matching earrings €130

1960s Art multi coloured oval crystal brooch €110

1950s pink and rhinestone clip on earrings €80
"Vendome" 1950s brooch €180
1950s star brooch €110

1950s "Bogoff" red & clear rhinestone Necklace set with earrings & bracelet €180

I've also included a little taster of the bags, pins and gloves we have in store in case that's what you're wishing for this Christmas. We have an extensive glove collection ranging in price 
from €25 to €200 , more on these in later posts. 

Gloves €35,
Filigree metal basket €80
Hat & brooch as before

Bracelet €130
Gloves €30
1960s velvet bag with diamante detail €90


Festive Christmas Jumpers Dirty Fabulous Stylee!

Oh now I do love a bit of festive fashion at this time of year. It's a great chance to indulge your twee side and spread a little Christmas cheer. Last weekend saw Dublin host a major 
Christmas jumper event, Geansai Nollaig
with a whopping 583 people setting a new world record for the most people wearing Christmas jumpers in the one place! Geansai Nollaig raised over €5,000 for Barretstown which is such a worthy cause, a huge well done to all involved.
So, with this in mind, I delved into the treasure chest that is Dirty Fabulous and pulled out some super cute  cardies to keep you fashionably festive over the Christmas period!

'De Paul' red beaded cardi, €140

1950s "Miss Boutique" baby pink wool cardi with sequin and bead detail, €140

1950s "Kims" beige cardi with green beading, €130

1950s "Sunflower" cream wool cardi with Aurora Borealis sequins, €180

Pink beaded cardi with pearl & bead detail, €140

"Nassau" cream cardi with grey sequin detail, €160

"Orlon" coral cardi with pearl and rhinestone detail, €140


Thursday, 8 December 2011

Dear Santa...Part One!

Hello lovely ladies! With just seventeen shopping days left to Christmas we decided to make things a tad easier on you by compiling a little Santa wishlist. We've lots of great gift ideas in a range of prices.

 So whether you fancy spoiling a loved one, being spoiled by your beloved or just treating yourself to a well deserved Christmas treat, Dirty Fabulous has it covered. It's a clever way to make sure you're glamorously fabulous on Christmas morning! Simples! 
Below are small selection of our sparkley vintage brooches, rings and earrings. 

1960s Austrian crystal oval brooch with lilac stones €85

1950s gold & crystal multi-layered geometric brooch €140

WEISS large leaf spray lozenge & small round triple loop €160

1950s crystal brooch with  pearls €95

1950s oval rhinestone brooch w amythst crystal centre €120

 1960s regal green, gold & rhinestone medium brooch €140

Large amethyst & milk glass brooch €170

1960s interlinked gold circles with green & red stones brooch €85

1950s small apple green & clear rhinestone brooch 
with matching screw back earrings €110

1960s crystal blue floral clip on earring €65

1960s blue & crystal curved clip on earring €65

1950s flat gold & turquoise clip on with turquoise droplets €80
1960s gold clip on with purple crystal & blue bead €70
Roxanne Assoulin gold heart clip on earrings €120

1960s gold ring with opaque white stone in claw setting €45

1960S Uncas Manufacturing Co. gold ring with blue stone & drop pearl €65

1970s gold twist ring with garnet & clear stones €80

1960s ring with flat brushed metal petal edge & crystal center €75

For more info on any of the items featured above just call us on 01-6111842 or email