Leeson Street

20th November 2016




1940s Blush full length evening gown                                               € 360

Bespoke rose gold beaded comb                                                        € 95

1960s ab crystal clip on earrings                                                         € 75

Blush velvet & 1930s rhinestone buckle belt                                      € 95



1930s Peach satin brocade halter gown                                              € 620

1960s crystal drop clip on earrings                                                     € 120

Bespoke Sash                                                                                      € 95




DIRTY FABULOUS                        LOOK 1


  1. Anna:


1950s White tiered strapless prom                                                      €495

White crochet lace capelet                                                                  €75

Tiffany Blue beaded sash                                                                   €110

Bespoke ivory & rhinestone feather comb                                          €180

1960s aqua blue drop clip on earrings                                                €45



  1. Aoife:


1940s Black Rayon cocktail Dress with gilt garnet brooch                €220

Red leather studded belt                                                                    €25

1960s ¾ length ruched red gloves                                                      €65

1940’s black beret with red feather & gold rose                                €130



  1. Orlagh:


Pale pink 1950s organza Prom-                                                           €340

Pink velvet beaded hat                                                                       €95

Pearl & crystal 1950s necklace                                                           €140

Pearl drop earrings                                                                              €130

Pale pink satin sash                                                                             €45


  1. Lydia:


1950s Samuel Grossman Charcoal Linen wiggle dress with bow and

rhinestone buttons                                                                   €280

1960s taupe & grey raffia floral hat –                                                 €70

1960s nude leather handbag                                                               €90

1960s nude ruched gloves                                                                  €45


  1. Clare:


Forest Green Velvet Long sleeve cocktail dress                                 €270

Mink fur scarf                                                                                     €70

Taupe velvet, feather & net hat                                                          €130

Taupe leather gloves                                                                           €65

1960s Green patent Bag                                                                     € 110





  1. Anna:


1930’s style Ivory pure silk evening dress.

Bias cut with a cowl back, a ‘V’ detail to the front and delicate glass beading.                                    €75


Teamed with a 1930’s style freshwater pearl necklace with an art deco style rhinestone clasp, from ‘Blingalicious’ which you will find in the same premises as Betty Bojangles.                                                                                   €120


The boa is an original 1920’s ostrich feather boa, which can be separated into 2 shorter pieces  with a nifty snap fastener detail. This allows it to be wrapped as a neck piece, or clipped through a sleeve, etc. for effortless draping.



  1. Aoife


A classic and luxurious full length mink coat. This one may be of a 70’s vintage, but a fur like this is timeless. And you can have any of the furs in Betty Bojangles at a  25% discount until Christmas!                          Excluding discount –   €1500


From one of Ireland’s top designers of the 1970’s, this Pat Crowley skirt suit in gold brocade  with rope edge details shows off Pat’s love of intricate fabrics.

Size 14                                                                                                €150



  1. Orlagh:


Late 50’s Ivory Silk evening dress with gold embroidery.

Size 8,                                                                                                 €150


Gold beaded handbag, also 1950’s                                                    €45


Fur wrap – Truly’s own! Custom made by Betty Bojangles.

Prices and details on application

Gold gloves – model’s own



  1. Lydia:


1920’s style dark green ‘flapper’ dress with black tulle overlay, embellished with sequins and beads. Features a flared hemline for extra ‘swish’! and a removable tulle scarf detail                                                                                                €95


1950’s hand-made black velvet swing coat with jet beaded buttons and a satin ribbon neck tie.  One size,                                                                                    €120


Black gloves and beads, model’s own



  1. Clare:


50’s style cocktail dress in black with a rich, dark green rose print.  The flattering ruched waist is accentuated with three matching rosettes dotted with jet beads.

Size 6,                                                                                                 €75


Teamed with a 1960’s double strand French jet necklace                  €35


Black gloves and Fur stole, handbag model’s own.



VERTIGO VINTAGE                     LOOK 1


  1. Anna


Every inch to the manor born in a delightful 1960s coffee and cream evening dress size 8 which is set off to perfection with an early 1940s fur capelet at


Accessorized with a wonderful 1960s cream patent bag with unusual metal            interlocking handles                                                                €45.



  1. Aoife


Hubba hubba, glamorous and versatile vixen outfit comprising a figure hugging 1950s cream sweater with iridescent sequins        €60

1950s faux fur capelet                                                            €65

Worn with contemporary capri pants  (Model’s own)


Accessorized with 1950s ribbon & fur headpiece                  €50

and  a 1950s cream beaded clutch bag                                   €35.


  1. Orlagh


Just like Audrey Hepburn’s Sabrina arriving home from Paris Orlagh looks sweet and chic in this early 1950s navy blue dress with darling polka dot trim and built in crinoline.  How can a dress that fits so snugly still look demure?


This outfit is accessorized with a sweet 1950s white floral headpiece, 1960s white patent clutch bag and 1950s gloves.


Dress size 8, €75, headpiece €40, gloves €15.


  1. Lydia


Doesn’t Lydia look every inch the Hollywood Starlet in this fabulous 1950s cocktail or theatre outfit comprising black linen mix wiggle dress with lace and diamonte detail!  Size 12/14.                                                                       €70


Accessorised with 1950s black velvet & net headpiece         €25,

a 1950s silver clutch bag with a darling clasp                         €25,

1950s silver tone clip on earrings                                            €

And a 1950s faux fur stole at                                                             €55

black gloves



  1. Claire


Pretty as a picture in a beautiful early 1960s dusty blue dress with pleated detailing at waist to give a lovely feminine silhouette , perfect for a day time occasion.


Accessorised with a 1960s white patent box bag with a lovely decorative clasp €45, and a1950s white floral headpiece €40.

Shoes – stylist’s own





  1. Aoife


Black is always a favourite for nightwear and you can see why with this wonderful 1950s slinky black slip                                                             €25

worn with a 1960s black lace negligee                                   €50


  1. Lydia


Sweet dreams for Lydia in this darling 1950s pale blue nightgown €55 worn with 1940s silk and lace bed jacket €40 – adorable!


  1. Orlagh


Classic simplicity meets theatrical glamour in this fabulous lingerie look.  1950s satin bullet bra €30 and 1950s cream satin girdle €30 worn with THE most incredible, frothy, frilly fire engine red, statement negligee complete with train €75!





Lady Barbalade is an award winning female Barbershop Quartet based in Dublin. The quartet is made up of members of the acclaimed Enchiriadis Chamber Choir. The girls, Rebecca Gilbert, Clare Hayes Brady, Hilary Harnett and Evie Wroe, formed Lady Barbalade in 2015, and have won prizes in choral and Barbershop festivals all around Ireland.






  1. Dapper Dee

Mr Dee’s suit is a pure wool three piece suit double breasted style in a mid grey check in a stunning yorkshire cloth, worn with a double breasted waistcoat with a shawl lapel and flat base a very elegant style with fish tail trousers with double pleats we have even embroidered a special message inside his suit! Retailing at €1499


  1. Lykan Animal

Lykan is wearing a three piece beige pure -wool suit made in Leeds the UK with a dark navy lining with hand stitching around the pockets and the lapels. this is a stunning slim fit suit. Retailing at €1499 from our super fine light weight Kensington range.


  1. DC

DC is wearing a navy pure-wool twill suit made in Leeds UK two piece suit single breasted two button fastening with a notched lapel.

Retailing at €899 from our Oxford range of fine UK Cloths.





  1. Epiphany in “Firebird”


The skirt is a two part affair, the fabric at the back has been hand gathered to create this ruffled effect, the train at the back is finished with pleated satin and weighted down to stay in place, the bodice is fully boned,  decorated with red lace appliqué of the same fabric that makes up the large dramatic sleeves


  1. Orlagh in “Dark Candy”


A black duchess satin corset, underbust, but high necked to the back, trimmed with   black rooster tail feathers  and lace. The skirt has two parts, a black satin underskirt trimmed with White flowers and a black and White striped cotton fabric is gathered to form the second layer, it is trimmed all round the edges with lace and has black roses nestling in among the gathers making the bustle shape ..


  1. Kat O’Strophic in “Art Deco”


The skirt has multi layers of black and White satin, bustled into a cushion shape, there is a black bustier with a White off the shoulder corset top, button details at the front and the hip fins are emphasised with black stripes






Let’s take a little trip down the Streets of Singapore as the girls don an array of Oriental fabulousness.  These pieces have been curated by Vertigo Vintage from all over Asia and date from the 1920s to the 1960s.  Inspired by Tretchikoff’s wonderful portraits of Miss Wong we hope they will add a little oriental sumptuousness to the show!


  1. Anna


Antique Chinese jacket in black quilted cotton with a gold embossed design and trimmed with gold.

Size 8                                                                                    €70

Worn with 1970s black satin skirt                                          €25.

  1. Aoife


Antique hand sewn Malaysian black silk gown with incredible vibrant embroidery of exotic birds and hidden heart shaped pocket.               €150

  1. Orlagh

Classic 1940s Suzi Wong style silk brocade dress, size 8,      €45



4          Lydia

1960s Chinese blue silk brocade quilted jacket, small to medium €45.

Worn with a black satin pencil skrrt – model’s own

  1. Claire
    Stunning 1960s maxi lounging dress in a vibrant tourquoise & gold, size medium €60.

    6.         Epiphany

Amazing 1940s Hawaaian Pake Muu gown with classic wing like sleeves in a vibrant burnt orange with darling gold and silver motif of oriental children. The Pake Muu was originally designed for informal entertaining.

Size 10/12,                                                                              €75.

Umbrella – model’s own



  1. Anna


1950s cream brocade prom dress with pearl and rhinestone starburst –         € 490

Crystal & tulle shoulder collar –                                                                     €125

Cream ruched gloves                                                                                      € 50


  1. Aoife


1950’s Black Tulle Prom gown with peacock iridescent beading      €390

1960’s Black faceted crystal choker                                                   €110

1960s petrol beaded clutch                                                                 €110

Bespoke feather comb                                                                        € 95



  1. Orlagh


1940s parachute silk Henry Bendel evening gown                             €410

1960s rhinestone & pearl drop earrings                                              €130



  1. Lydia


Green Satin column gown with petrol blue beading                          €300

Fur shrug                                                                                             €280

Large bespoke feather headpiece –                                                     €180



5          Clare


Teal brocade 1960s cowl neck dress                                                   €260

Mustard velvet hat with teal feather                                                   €75

Mustard gloves                                                                                   €35