Specialising in garments from the 1950s and the Victorian era, vintage clothes shop Déjà Vu in Limerick is a must for dedicated followers of fashion on the look-out for something a bit different sartorially.

Alongside vintage clothing Déjà Vu also sells pieces specially commissioned from recent fashion graduates of the Limerick School of Art and Design. One designer Caroline Mitchell has created a raw silk, hand beaded and stencilled garments which will cost in the region of £150.

More typically the price-range for vintage pieces in the shop is between £4 and £30. Among the array of clothes on sale are damask waistcoats, angora jumpers and pyjamas from the 1940s and 1950s.

Déjà Vu customers are from all walks of life and may be collectors of linen or lace or just somebody looking for a unique piece of clothing. When deciding on a name for the shop, Déjà Vu fitted perfectly.

Already seen and old time feeling to it, so it was just the obvious name by the time we did open the shop.

This episode of ‘Borderline’ was broadcast on 15 November 1986. The reporter is Majella Nolan.

‘Borderline’ was a Saturday morning teenage programme that covered music, fashion and film. It was first broadcast on 11 October 1986 and was presented by Aonghus McAnally, Ronan Johnston and Majella Nolan.

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