Top 5 Mother of the Bride Stores in Ireland

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We asked you, the readers, to nominate and vote for your favourite wedding suppliers and businesses in the Wedding Journal Reader Awards 2017. The votes are in and we are proud to unveil the Mother of the Bride Designer / Retailer of the Year. We have a total of four amazing finalists across Northern Ireland and Ireland and one well-deserved winner…

The Winner
The Winner of our much-coveted award for Mother of the Bride Designer / Retailer of the Year is:


As a leading Irish retailer, McElhinney’s opened its first shop and department store in 1971 at Glenfin Street, Ballybofey. As well as their bridal rooms, they stock an extensive range of mother of the bride/groom outfits, with their occasion wear collection all about choice, style and amazing service. McElhinneys know how important it is for the mother of the bride or mother of the groom. Special moments are captured on camera and it is essential that customers can look back at memories with delight and pride.

Their collection of outfits for the groom or bride’s mother is diverse, fashionable and caters to all styles, budgets and personal preferences. With a team of experienced buyers who travel throughout world, they ensure that their mother of the bride outfits, shoes and accessories reflect only the most up-to-date and modern styles. Collections include major fashion houses such as: Ronald Joyce, Condici or John Charles to name a few. Visit the website here

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Gina Bacconi- McElhinneys

Address: McElhinneys Department Store Ballybofey Co. Donegal Ireland
Tel: 0749131217 or email


Our remaining four finalists that have also secured spots as the best wedding florists across Ireland and Northern Ireland (and in no particular order) are…


Perfect Night

Perfect Night is a sister store of Perfect Day Bridal in Lurgan, providing party dresses, evening wear and Mother of the Bride/Groom. Perfect Day have been established for 15 years, and through that time they have dealt with thousands of brides and bridesmaids, and more recently they have also been helping the mums with their outfits. They have a beautiful shop with amazing down to earth staff who will do their best to make your appointment enjoyable, fun and an experience of a lifetime. Visit the main store’s website here

Ronald Joyce @ Perfect Night

Tel: 028 38 321607


The Fashion House

The Fashion House, located in Magerafelt is a family owned business with a wealth of experience in retailing, spanning over 60 years. They specialise in Mother-of-the–bride/groom, well- dressed guests and all types of occasion wear. They have an extensive range in stock at all times, with sizes from 8-26. Their buying team constantly source and select exclusive brands from all over the world to ensure that they offer their clients the most unique and contemporary collections. Through their “one-to-one” consultation service their sales team will assess and advise clients – ensuring they choose the perfect outfit that suits their skin-tone, body-shape and occasion.

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The Fashion House

Email or call 028 7963 1753 or pop into the store at Market Street, Magherfelt.


La Creme Boutique

La Crème Boutique, Gorey, Co. Wexford offers you a superior shopping experience with a wonderful array of women’s clothing, footwear & accessories. La Crème Boutique in Gorey is known throughout Ireland as a destination boutique for Mother of the Bride & Groom and the style-savvy lady looking for something that little bit different, always offering unique personal service to dynamic, style conscious women. Showcasing 68 Irish and International labels plus all leading brands in shoes and accessories, La Creme offer beautiful mother of the bride outfits and dress and jacket combos. Stocking designers such as: Ian Stuart, Luis Civit and Linea Rafaelli, view their MOB selection on their website or at their store.

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La Creme Boutique MOB

Visit the website here , call: (+353) 053 94 80308, pop in store or email

Jasmine Boutique Tralee

Jasmine Boutique, Tralee, is Kerry’s best boutique when it comes to dressing for Mother of the Bride and Groom and specialises in dressing Families for Weddings or any Special Occassion- they have an amazing selection of Mother of the Bride and Groom, Wedding Guest, First Communion and a simple but elegant look for Confirmation Mum’s.

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Jasmine Boutique Tralee – Sonia Pena stockist

Visit the website here or call: +353 66 710 2463


Set Featured Image Credit: Ronald Joyce, McElhinneys

If you’re the mother of the bride or groom and are still in need of the perfect outfit, take a look at our brand-new directory. We only list the very best Mother of the Bride Outfits & Dresses in Lisburn.

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