Søstrene Grene Christmas 2021 collection drops tomorrow and it’s all our cosy winter dreams come true
Søstrene Grene Christmas 2021 collection drops tomorrow and it’s all our cosy winter dreams come...

Megan Burns

Convenient, reusable cleansing cloths that will make you ditch make-up wipes for good
Convenient, reusable cleansing cloths that will make you ditch make-up wipes for good

Holly O'Neill

4 easy ways to support your brain function
4 easy ways to support your brain function

IMAGE

Sea swimming essentials every first-timer should have on their list
Sea swimming essentials every first-timer should have on their list

Sarah Finnan

These 4 key products will save your dry skin this winter
These 4 key products will save your dry skin this winter

Jennifer McShane

Toastie of the town: 9 of the best, meltiest cheese toasties in Dublin
Toastie of the town: 9 of the best, meltiest cheese toasties in Dublin

Ali Dunworth

How to create an eco-friendly winter flower arrangement (that doesn’t look dead)
How to create an eco-friendly winter flower arrangement (that doesn’t look dead)

Lauren Heskin

The trailer for Paul Mescal’s new movie with Olivia Colman is here and it looks creepy good
The trailer for Paul Mescal’s new movie with Olivia Colman is here and it looks...

Lauren Heskin

‘I was raised by a single mam. Everything that she did was for us’: Singer Soulé on who inspired her new music
‘I was raised by a single mam. Everything that she did was for us’: Singer...

Sarah Finnan

3 old cottages that are brimming with potential for under €100,000
3 old cottages that are brimming with potential for under €100,000

Megan Burns

Image / Editorial

Drumroll please, announcing the IMAGE Boutique Award Winners!


by Niamh ODonoghue
07th Aug 2018
Drumroll please, announcing the IMAGE Boutique Award Winners!

The day is finally here. It has been a mammoth few weeks for independent retailers around the country campaigning for the sixteen coveted titles, but we’ve reached the end of the very first IMAGE Boutique Awards.

We have been blown away by the level of dedication and single-mindedness displayed by boutiques around the country. And also by you, the boutique shoppers, in the support you have shown for your favourite shops. More than 50,000 votes were cast over the last two months from every part of Ireland, and now the official numbers are in.

By launching the IMAGE Boutique Awards, we wanted to acknowledge the exciting fashion, incredible service and beautiful spaces offered by stores across the country. The boutiques below are the best of the best Ireland has to offer. As picked by you. These boutiques are now part of an exclusive IMAGE family, and we look forward to celebrating with them in our very special IMAGE Boutique Awards lunch.

We would like to take this oppourtunity to thank and congratulate each and every one of our winners. Without your boutiques, independent Irish retail would not exist at the standard it does.

Here is the highly anticipated – and very first – IMAGE Boutique Awards winners list!

ICYMI: A sneak peek inside the IMAGE Boutique Awards winners lunch

Best Accessories Offering
Loulerie, Dublin

Best Boutique Outside Dublin
Kimono, Limerick

Best Boutique Owners
Chupi Sweetman and Kate Nolan, Atrium

Best Bridal Boutique
Folkster, Kilkenny

Best Customer Experience
Atrium, Dublin

Best Department Store Support
Dunnes Stores for Designers at Dunnes Stores

Best Irish Designer Boutique
Louise Kennedy, Dublin

Best Irish Label Offering
The Design Centre, Dublin

Best Lifestyle Concept Store
Seagreen (Monkstown), Dublin

Best Luxury Boutique
Costume, Dublin

Best Menswear
Louis Copeland, Dublin

Best Merchandising Experience
Millars, Galway

Best Occasionwear
Folkster, Dublin

Best Online-only Store
My Shining Armour

Best Pre-loved Offering
Siopaella, Dublin

Most Exciting Edit
Havana, Dublin

The team here at IMAGE would like to extend a huge THANK YOU to all our nominees, judges and voters. We’re completely thrilled by the amazing response in supporting Irish design and retail, and we hope you’ve enjoyed it too.

Also Read

Drumroll please, announcing the IMAGE Boutique Award Winners!
EDITORIAL
‘Romy & Michele’ actress Cortney Wolfston on being fired while pregnant

“I was confused. Hadn’t I just been told this was a perfect time to be pregnant?” she questioned. Actress Cortney...

By Sarah Finnan

Drumroll please, announcing the IMAGE Boutique Award Winners!
premium EDITORIAL
Business Club members get your complimentary tickets to The IMAGE Business Summit 2021

Don’t miss this year’s IMAGE Business Summit, with an expert line-up, skills masterclasses, keynote addresses and more.Back by popular demand,...

By Shayna Sappington

Drumroll please, announcing the IMAGE Boutique Award Winners!
EDITORIAL
5 houseplants we guarantee you can keep alive

For those who buy houseplants with the best of intentions and end up killing them, here’s a selection you’ll be...

By Hannah Hillyer

Drumroll please, announcing the IMAGE Boutique Award Winners!
EDITORIAL
This spatchcock chicken recipe will make your weekend

This is a great way to get a juicy roast chicken, bursting with flavour.     Bord Bia’s Spatchcock Chicken...

By Meg Walker

Drumroll please, announcing the IMAGE Boutique Award Winners!
EDITORIAL
Sarah Harding’s heartbroken mum announces the singer’s death aged just 39

Sarah Harding has died at the age of just 39, her heartbroken mother revealed today. The Girls Aloud star had...

By Amanda Cassidy

Drumroll please, announcing the IMAGE Boutique Award Winners!
EDITORIAL
How to let go of toxic people, and the signs to recognise

By Niamh Ennis

Drumroll please, announcing the IMAGE Boutique Award Winners!
EDITORIAL
Trinity Tales: ‘Front Square was her garden, and the city was her playground’

Annie Gatling, now Colleran, knew Trinity College was for her when she saw Front Gate from the top storey of...

By Amanda Cassidy