Kathy Sherry and Caroline Quinn McCAnn image by White Tea Photography

About Us

Created by sisters, Caroline Quinn and Kathy Sherry who dreamt of showcasing stunning vintage treasures in a fun and laid back manner. They love meeting their customers and focusing on personal attention. There’s nothing stuffy or reserved about them. Think more of a riot of colour and a whole lot of laughter!

Dirty Fabulous is vintage boutique that originated in Dublin and specialises in beautiful bridal, occasion wear and accessories from the 1920’s to 1970’s and beyond. The boutique is now open in Monaghan as the sisters return home.

Whether you want to rock a vintage wedding dress on your big day, pick up the perfect little party number or find the next key piece for your vintage collection, Dirty Fabulous is for you! 

With a hand-selected collection spanning over one hundred years of timeless and dazzling vintage fashion, Dirty Fabulous can offer couture quality tailoring and fabrics without designer prices. 

 

 

Our History

Kathy and Caroline have a rich history of experience with vintage and period clothing having grown up surrounded by a family of costumers and seamstresses spanning generations. From early childhood they learned the importance of fine tailoring and beautiful fabrics. Their devotion to vintage clothing developed early on as they searched for unique and timeless pieces of fashion history for their own wardrobes. 

It was their mission to bring these one-of-a-kind vintage gowns to the fashion savvy gals of Ireland. After travelling the world in search of the finest vintage purveyors, Dirty Fabulous opened it’s doors in 2008 to resounding success. 

In 2010 Dirty Fabulous moved to it’s current location in a Victorian building on the first floor of 21 Wicklow Street. In 2019 the shop made another exciting move, to Monaghan.

They have been featured in major editorial magazines at home and internationally, bridal websites and on TV. Check out their press here.

Much of Dirty Fabulous's success has been due to word-of-mouth from their gorgeous customers who have delighted in spreading the Dirty Fabulous word. Many of their customers return year after year, relying on Dirty Fabulous vintage for all their special occasion needs!

Behind the scenes image by White Tea Photography


Book Your Appointment!

We love to give you our full attention, so our boutique is open by appointment only. Dirty Fabulous aims to provide an enjoyable, stress free experience. There is no charge for appointments and we need only a few details when booking.

Our Dublin location is now closed. Appointments are now available in Monaghan Find out more.

✉   hello@dirtyfabulous.com

 
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Opening Hours

Mon - Closed
Tue - 10am-5pm By Appointment
Wed - 10am-5pm By Appointment
Thu - 10am-5pm By Appointment
Fri   - 10am-5pm By Appointment
Sat   - 10am-5pm By Appointment
Sun - Closed

Holiday Closing Times

Dirty Fabulous is a small, family owned and run business and because of this we are closed at certain times during the year to facilitate annual leave, sourcing and buying trips.
To avoid disappointment please ensure that you check our holiday dates before planning your appointment.

Dirty Fabulous will be closed from Monday 23rd of December to Friday 3rd of January 2020 for Christmas Holidays.

Address

Dirty Fabulous

Currently relocating to Monaghan town. Our new address will be revealed soon!