10 Unique Shops to Visit in Dublin
With so much on offer in Dublin’s fair city, we’ve compiled a fun guide featuring our top stores to visit when in Dublin that are a little bit different, why be like everyone else, right?
1. Kennedy & McSharry
Look the part with Kennedy & McSharry -With Father’s Day just around the corner pay a visit to Dublin’s oldest gentlemen’s store, Kennedy McSharry on the Ground Floor of Powerscourt Centre. Kit him out in the coolest of clobber from everything from cufflinks to tweed caps.
2. The R.A.G.E.
Go back in time at The R.A.G.E – Are you a die-hard fan of the Sega Mega Drive or the Gameboy? Oh course you are, who isn’t! The R.A.G.E on Fade Street will bring you back to your Donkey Kong days in no time. This gem sells and stocks games for obsolete consoles plus tons of vinyl too. Be warned, you’ll spend hours here feeling nostalgic and probably leave the store as a proud owner of a retro Nintendo!
The key is yours at Covet. Be the belle of the ball with a huge range of fabulous gowns and dresses that will make you feel red carpet glam in no time. The amazing Covet team have this power to leave you feeling stress free, knowing that you won’t turn up in the same dress as someone else! Call into Covet on the Top Floor of Powerscourt Centre now.
4. Design Centre
Immerse yourself with Irish Design. Think Caroline Kilkenny, Synan O’Mahoney and Philip Tracy. Design Centre on the Top floor of Powerscourt Centre is a haven for Irish talent all under one roof. Be blown away by the Irish fashion scene with all the amazing talent and find your perfect summer pieces for any occasion.
5. George’s Street Arcade
Get lost in George’s Street Arcade. #FunFact Did you know that George’s Street Arcade is Europe’s and Ireland’s oldest shopping centre? Me either! Spend your Saturday having a gander around here, it’s pretty cool and full of quirky shops! P.S check out The Vintage Store too for all your bits for festival season! Bingo!
Add a bit of character to your humble abode with Article! Jazz things up and add a bit of a twist to your gaff with their contemporary collection. It has a little bit of everything from initial cups to giant matches. It’s a go to shop for picking up some bits and bobs for yourself and you certainly won’t leave empty handed! You’ll find Article on the First Floor of Powerscourt Centre.
7. Courtville Antiques
Looking for something a little bit different? Courtville Antiques on the First Floor of Powerscourt Centre is the store for you! Stocking a beautiful range of rare and unique gems that will certainly add that sentimental feel to your collection. They also stock a gorgeous selection of engagement rings if you’re planning on popping the question and are looking for something different.
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Keep your feet cosy with Camper! If you’re a fan of casual, comfortable shoes you can run all your errands in you’ll need to check out Camper on Wicklow Street. Relaxed and totally flexible with a funky twist and a pop of colour. Yes please!
9. Mary Grant
Mix and Match with Mary Grant– Who doesn’t love to layer up their look, especially with the four seasons showing their face in the one day with the good ol’ reliable Irish weather. Pick up some statement pieces from the collection in her Ground Floor store that will transition from season to season.
KID for the kids! If you’re looking to have your kids looking pretty as a picture you need to check out KID on the top floor of Powerscourt Centre. This unique store, selling everything handmade really ads that bit of magic to the modern family. To make things ever easier there’s a play area for the kids and even a cosy baby feeding room!