not something that you'll find in every girls
wardrobe but for those of you with sights set
on your daughters communion day we thought we'd
check out some of the frocks on offer for the
big day. We went to three different shops where
dresses range from the very traditional to the
lovely model for the day was eight year old Zoë,
daughter of Sunday Times Journalist, Emily O'Reilly.
is looking forward to making her communion in
May. Emily's philosophy is 'less is more. Little
girls at that age look beautiful in simple dresses
that allow their own prettiness to shine'. She's
heard horror stories about dresses costing a complete
fortune but there a lot of the chain stores like
Dunnes Stores, for example, that do dresses from
Do's - We've heard rumours of people requesting
highlights and body waves for
their children's first communion. Amy McLachlan
of Kiddies Kuts said that they don't
do any kind of chemical treatments at all and
doesn't agree with it on young children.
says that there a lot of things that parents can
do at home. For the first look Amy just swept
the top back a little, clipped it up and put on
the veil which is quiet easy to do and wouldn't
necessarily require a visit to the salon.
the Baby Bambino Dress two simple clip combs with
feathers finished the look.
the sophisticated look Amy has swept back, tonged
and pinned Zoe's hair around the tiara. This is
probably something that you'd have to get done
in the salon.
Le Meridien Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin