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The Vintage Fair Dun Laoghaire is Back

Hey All,

Just a quick note, I went to this last year and had a really good day. Explained, sort of, in a post here. (…how weird is it to look back at old blog posts?)

If last years’ event is anything to go by, then this weekend’s Vintage Fashion and Décor Fair at the Royal Marine hotel, Dun Laoghaire is a bit of a must.

There are literally hundreds (probably more) of things on dozens of stalls to look at and prices start at a really reasonable level and go up till you get to the really beautiful pieces.

I must say though, this is in no way a flea market. This is more like a whole retro experience. The setting alone makes you feel like you’re part of the Great Gatsby or something.

They have jive dancers (jivers?), a jazz band and a DJ with songs from way back when. Plus, if you’re thinking about getting the DART out, there’s also a retro cocktail bar…

God help my purse after a few Tom Collins’…

It’s on Saturday and Sunday, 11am – 6:30pm and it’s €5 in, click here for more info..

EDIT: Great article HERE on the Irish Independent website by Constance Harris.

Yours,

Whisty Xx

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6 Responses to “The Vintage Fair Dun Laoghaire is Back”


  1. 1 edwina
    April 14, 2011 at 6:18 pm

    hey laura , are u attending ? it seems so weird for me to be a customer this year instead of a seller but defo looking forward to it , hope to see u tom collins in hand x

  2. 3 nymphsnecessitys
    April 14, 2011 at 8:00 pm

    This Looks Fantastic…Hope You have a great time!

  3. April 19, 2011 at 3:28 am

    Sounds great, hope you enjoyed. A girl after my own heart “Tom Collins” my fav 😉

  4. 5 gerrymolyneaux
    April 12, 2012 at 12:20 pm

    juat wondering if fair is on a year on and if so if afficianados of 60’s mod and skinhead fashion are catered for/

    • April 12, 2012 at 4:54 pm

      Hi Gerry, Yes good news!
      The next vintage fair at Dun Laoghaire will be held on Sunday April 22nd,
      Here’s the link for further info
      http://www.vintageireland.eu/vintage-fairs.html
      When it comes to specific genres it does depend on which traders are standing. I’ve been for the last two years and there is a good variety of vintage so you might just get lucky!
      Happy Vintage Shopping!
      Whisty Xx


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