When I grow up I want to be Gladys!

When I grow up I want to be Gladys!

Nestled at the back of Tullamore’s Retail Park is the unlikely location of one of Ireland’s top Vintage stores. Gladys Vintage sits unassumingly behind the NCT centre off the main road in to town, deceptively nondescript in its appearance. For those lucky enough to have ventured past the generic front door they will have been […]

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Vintage Musings: Fluorescent Elephant, Dublin

Vintage Musings: Fluorescent Elephant, Dublin

At each Dublin Vintage Fair that I have attended in The Royal Marine hotel there’s always one particular stand that has a constant stream of admirers – nay groupies – excitedly surrounding it. All incredibly stylish progressive Vintage lovers with an evident passion for retro and individuality in equal measures.  It’s no surprise then that […]

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Cork’s Vintage Kittens

Cork’s Vintage Kittens

Oh how I love when that familiar black cat pops up on my Facebook feed looking all French and sophisticated, divulging the much anticipated news in a highly polished manner … Cork’s Vintage Fair is back! Yes, Le Petit Chat Noir Summer Fete themed Vintage Fair is taking place THIS Sunday 10th June and By George […]

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Love Letter to Jenny

Love Letter to Jenny

Of all the Vintage stores around the country, it is surely Jenny Vander that evokes most affection in the hearts of nostalgic fashion lovers. This is certainly true of myself and became more apparent when I finished this post only to find it was less blog, more novel. So here you have it … an […]

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Dandelions, Surfboards and Pop-up Shops

Dandelions, Surfboards and Pop-up Shops

Upon entering Dandelion Daydreamer Vintage pop-up store I came across two ladies completely absorbed in their prospective Vintage clothing tasks; one tending to the aged threads on her knee, examining for worn areas that may need attention, the other on her laptop, filling orders and replying to queries. A lovely fusion of tradition and modernity […]

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Vintage Musings: Miss Daisy Blue, Cork

Vintage Musings: Miss Daisy Blue, Cork

We’re heading south again for our Vintage Musings. This one is courtesy of Breda Casey, owner of the wonderful Miss Daisy Blue – the store that single-handedly began my love affair with the city. True story. If you missed my original post regarding the lady that is Miss Blue, you can read it here. For […]

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