THE GOOD SHOPPER
Loot is Ireland’s newest creatively driven concept store. Emma Fraser and Katie-Ruby McLaughlin opened this unique store in 2022, which boasts a carefully selected collection from luxury vintage fashion houses such as Prada, Burberry, and Versace, while also housing new and independent Irish brands such as Innê. Here, you’ll also find accessories, jewellery, and vintage fashion magazines. This trailblazing store creates opportunities for customers to shop in an honest and ethical way without sacrificing on style or quality.
Photocredit: @lootdublin on Instagram
23 Drury Street, Dublin 2, D02 YE26
Siopaella was one of Dublin’s first consignment stores and is located on the beautiful and bustling Wicklow Street. Set your sights on an amazing selection of pre-loved luxury bags, clothing, and accessories in this shop. The owner Ella personally evaluates every designer item to ensure its quality and authenticity. Siopaella has recycled over 140,000 items and donated hundreds of kilos of clothing to various local charities, proving that sustainability is entirely embedded in the heart of their business.
30 Wicklow Street, Dublin 2, D02 Y037
3. Dublin Vintage Factory
This kilo vintage clothing store is a firm favourite in Dublin. Venture down the iron stairwell to a treasure trove of vintage clothes carefully picked for all genders. All clothing is sold at €30 a kilo, which means that you simply pay based on the weight of the items you choose. You’ll find high quality and affordable vintage clothes, shoes, and accessories from every era. Dublin Vintage Factory frequently restocks their store with fresh vintage pieces and are open 7 days a week!
Photo credit: Dublin Vintage Factory on Facebook
1 Merchant’s Arch, Temple Bar. Dublin 2, D02 YD98
4. Designer Exchange
Designer Exchange is a multi-award-winning Irish company where you can buy and sell designer handbags and luxury accessories. Staff in both their stores, on Exchequer Street and in Arnotts Department Store, provide top quality, honest and genuine advice when it comes to purchasing pre-loved luxury bags and accessories. The authenticity of every item is guaranteed by in-house professionals and designer handbags are sold with an Entrupy guarantee. With flexible payment options, owning your dream luxury handbag has never been easier!
Photo credit: @designer_exchange_ltd
35 Exchequer Street, Dublin 2, D02 TE20
5. A Store Is Born
Delve into a wonderful world of classics at this one-of-a-kind antique clothes market. A Store Is Born has been the go-to spot for vintage lovers since 1983, with an impressive collection boasting a range of classic vintage garments and accessories. Perfect for those with a particular passion for vintage silk scarves or shawls to finish off an outfit, this unmissable market is only open on Saturdays as the owner spends the remainder of her week at the Portobello Market in London.
Clarendon House, 35 Clarendon Street, Dublin 2, D02DE61