What a weekend! We did our first touring Dandelion Daydreamer Vintage party and what a party it was! So many ladies and so many dresses! The lovely host had sent out a vintage dress note on the invite and the guests certainly didn't let her down! After a few hours, and countless bottles of wine later, our vintage van was a lot lighter for the journey home! We stopped off in Kilkenny on the way back the next day, and what was supposed to be a 2 hour pitt stop turned into a 6 hour shopping spree! It had been almost 4 years since I had last been to Kilkenny and I had no idea what I was missing. So ladies, in light of our amazing day of fun there, this post is dedicated to my girly guide to Kilkenny. Happy reading! x
Butterslip on Rose Inn Street. This jewellery heaven is the kind of shop that eludes you into buying the accessories before the dress! 1 x Glitzy earrings and 1 x bling necklace later and I was a very happy shopper. My sister didn't get away so easily and bought any and every owl cushion or birdie interior treat available :)
Yesterdays. I have to warn you, before you go in to this enchanted treasure trove of interior delights, lock away your credit card and try to remember the next pay day is a month away! Although that said, they are having their winter sale and there were bargains aplenty :) Browse through French style mirrors, dainty crystal door-knobs, dressing screens and glistening glassware while Edith Piaf sets the mood. We fell head over heels in love with this ambient boutique and will definitely be back for more very very soon!
Smoking Lily. The lovely Shona has a great eye and has amassed a serious selection of vintage and second-hand pieces to set your pulse racing. Her lofty studio boutique is situated in the Market Slip, beside the sewing shop. The bright red door will lead you there and you won't be disappointed. Looking at my pics again I wish I'd tried to buy/steal/beg for that silver horsie :)