On Sunday 22nd April, 2012, the highly anticipated Vintage Fashion and Décor Fair will return to The Royal Marine Hotel in Dun Laoghaire for a fourth year. Both John and Jane Ryan from Clonmel will be among the fifty specialists from all over Ireland at the event. Memorabillia and vintage poster expert John Ryan will be in attendance with his daughter Jane Ryan, who is a graphic artist and will be showcasing her own original fashion drawings. John and Jane will be showcasing their collections to an expected crowd of over 2,000 visitors.
The fair will be a celebration of the fashion and glamorous style of the 20th century from the 1920s to the 1980s. This golden age of fashion, beauty, home decor and dance will be showcased under one roof at this unique event.
With over fifty specialists from all over Ireland displaying and selling a wide range of vintage clothes and retro décor, this show is a must visit for fashion lovers. With the huge resurgence of Vintage Fashion made popular through the hit shows, Mad Men and Downton Abbey as well as Dublin’s own retro singer, Imelda May, there will be plenty to satisfy the discerning shopper – with all sorts of original memorabilia from 1950s radios to film posters, pretty china to opera glasses!
As well as glamorous frocks and elegant hats, there will be retro makeovers and best dressed competitions available on the day. In order to get you in the vintage mood there will be all day retro entertainment provided including dancing in the cocktail bar.
Speaking about the event, Joan Murray, Producer of Vintage Fashion & Décor Fair said, “ We are very excited about the fourth year of the Vintage Fashion & Décor Fair. There has been a resurgence in retro and vintage fashion in Ireland. This unique event offers visitors the chance to experience everything Vintage Ireland has to offer from over 50 suppliers from all across the country, all under one roof!”
Doors open from 11.30am – 6.30pm and admission is €6.00 . Full details are available on www.VintageIreland.eu .