wedding dress for brides in Limerick Store

The Collection

Charlie Brear Bridal Collection

Charlie Brear Bridal

UK-based Charlie Brear’s cutting-edge designs incorporate styles from 1900 to 1970. Acclaimed by Vogue magazine for “her unique visionary approach to bridalwear…Charlie Brear has been worn by some of the world’s most style revered women including Kate Moss”. Using luxury fabrics throughout and versatile collection of separates including skirts, tops, belts and more, Charlie Brear has created a go-to collection of wedding dresses that will appeal to lovers of relaxed and refined luxury.

Gemy Maalouf Bridal Collection

Lebanese designer Gemy Maalouf is certainly beginning to gather a cult following in Ireland, particularly amongst brides looking to move away from mainstream bridalwear in favour of something a little different. The collection suits a variety of tastes from boho brides to those looking for all out glamour. Gemy Maalouf is renowned for her sumptuous fabrics, magnificent hand beading and contemporary designs. The level of detail and workmanship in her gowns is simply spectacular.

Lou Lou Bridal Collection

The designs of award-winning British label Lou Lou are inspired by the charm of ‘50s wedding dresses. Sophisticated yet playful, gowns are classic with a contemporary edge. With a signature cinched waist and flared skirt, these flattering styles truly honour the femininity of the decade.

Eliza Jane Howell Bridal Collection

The Eliza Jane Howell Bridal Collection has been designed for the modern day bride who would love to wear a dress that oozes the glamour, sophistication and decadence of the golden age of fashion. Taking inspiration from exquisite vintage gowns, the Eliza Jane Howell collection is the epitome of grown up glamour.

The One Collection by Agnes Bridal

This is a stunning collection featuring some magnificent gowns made with rich luxurious lace and mikado fabrics. The gowns are beautifully cut with clean and simple lines and have a wonderfully internal structure and corseting.

Original Vintage Bridal Collection

We take great pride in personally sourcing Lilac Rose’s wonderfully-retained original vintage bridal dresses from the US, UK and Europe. Dating from the 1920s to the 1970s, each one-off gown is professionally cleaned and preserved by an antique clothing specialist to ensure its quality and beauty. (Photos are for illustrative purposes so please contact us before your appointment to check the availability of a particular original vintage bridal dress)

Veils and Headpieces

Lilac Rose stocks bespoke vintage-inspired veils handmade by Rebekah McCann-Williams of Visionary Veils. Lilac Rose also stocks a range of veils from Nieve Couture. Local based milliner, Sharon Galvin has specially created beautiful pieces for our store. Elegant, timeless pieces are fashioned from quality fabrics including silk, tulle and lace.

Waterford based designer Bonzie of Willow & Wild lovingly handcrafts beautifully detailed headpieces, clips, sashes, birdcages, fascinators, boleros and a whole host of other accessories in her design studio in Waterford City. Willow & Wild accessories are perfect for any bride hoping to add a little ‘Avant Garde’ to their bridal ensemble.

To try the beautiful range of headpieces please book an appointment by emailing hello@lilacrose.ie or by calling 061 419 338

(Photos are for illustrative purposes as each piece is bespoke. Please contact us before your appointment to check the availability of a particular headpiece)

Rachel Simpson Shoes

Favoured for their unique style and wearability, Rachel Simpson shoes combine elegant ideas inspired from the 1920s through to the 1950s, with delicate attention to detail, resulting in a truly beautiful signature style.

All of Rachel’s ladies’ shoes are beautifully handmade in Spain. Sizes begin from size 3  and go up to a size 9 in store. Larger or smaller sizes however can be ordered.

Brooch Bouquets 

Ruffled Ruby creates gorgeous vintage brooch bouquets for brides, bridesmaids and flower girls using new and vintage fabrics including lace and silk and pretty pearls, gemstones, diamantes, crystals and feathers.