Welcome to

The Sustainable Bride.

Let us be the start of your something old and new, something borrowed but forget the blue and let’s go green ! !

A Rent and Return service for Vintage & Sustainable Bridal Wear.


The “Berry” Dress. This dress is surely a delectable sweet beauty! “Berry” is a 1960’s Murray Hamburger and Co. design and as far as I know she was never worn. She is impeccable and truly a dream to see up close. She is lace and fine lace with a light mauve ribbon running through the… Continue reading “Berry”


The “Kerry” Dress. This dress is where the journey of The Sustainable Bride began! “Kerry” is a 1960’s Murray Hamburger and Co. Linen and Lace dream dress. She was made in New York in the 60’s, in the style of the era by this well known bridal and gown maker. One of his bridal gowns… Continue reading “Kerry”


The “Julia” Dress. Elegantly simple and delicate! “Julia” is elegance personified made by 1960’s designer Murray Hamburger and Co. in fabric of Linen and Lace . She has 2 train panels which are embellished with beautifully detailed floral lace which continues along the waist panel and on to the sleeves. Designer – Murray Hamburger and… Continue reading “Julia”


The “Nova” Dress. She is a shining star that will never burn out! “Nova” is a 1960’s Murray Hamburger and Co. Linen and Lace eye catching vintage bridal dress. She joined the collection all the the way from Nova Scotia Canada. But is in fact made in New York. She is surely a complete beauty… Continue reading “Nova”


The “Orla” Dress. Our Golden beaded Princess! “Orla” is a 1960’s Larry Aldrich Dress . She was made in New York in the 60’s by this well known gown maker. She has the most alluring beading of golden hues, delicate design and exquisite detail. This Cream and Gold princess is a different type of gown… Continue reading “Orla”

Rubistyle Photography

Amy is creative wedding photographer from Melbourne, Australia, but is based in the Midlands of Ireland since 2001. Her Parents were both artists and she studied fine art and film photography at university before moving to Ireland. She has over a decade of Experience photographing weddings and the driving belief behind her work is that… Continue reading Rubistyle Photography

The Listowel Arms Hotel

The Listowel Arms hotel has an amazing history of over 200 years! It dates back to 1790 and is a period building of Georgian architecture nestled in the corner of Listowel’s landmark square. The original Inn had a courtyard for horses and carriages and was even used for speeches by historical figures such as Daniel… Continue reading The Listowel Arms Hotel

Carol Kennelly Milliner

Decadent Jeweling, Intricate beadwork, exotic feathers, vintage-inspired designs incorporating playful whimsy with a modern twist, this is Carol Kennelly Millinery.    Carol Kennelly is a multi-award-winning designer of occasion-wear hats and headpieces for bride and mother of the bride/groom. Both bespoke and ready-made styles are available to purchase from her studio in a Tralee, Ireland. … Continue reading Carol Kennelly Milliner

The Irish Green Guys

Irish Green Guys is a Kerry based company specialising in supplying a unique range of premium foliage to florists and wholesalers all over Ireland the UK and mainland Europe. The company was established by James Costello and grows over 50 species of foliage on 200 acres of production. The mild and relatively frost free climate… Continue reading The Irish Green Guys

Maura’s Cottage Flowers

Maura Sheehy is a multi award-winning artisan flower farmer and floral designer based in Tralee, specialising in weddings.  Maura manages her flower farm sustainably and offers a bespoke service creating arrangements that are unique and distinctive, with an eye for colour and attention to detail. Maura loves working with couples who want an eco friendly… Continue reading Maura’s Cottage Flowers

Aoife Hannon Milliner

Milliner Aoife Hannon creates her one-off original hats and headpieces, by hand, in the Historic town of Listowel in North Kerry. It’s hardly surprising that Aoife has been featured on television, in newspapers and magazines so frequently when she lives in such an inspiring part of the world – creativity is in the water in… Continue reading Aoife Hannon Milliner

Aidi Mac Daibhí

Irish jewellery designer and master goldsmith, Aidi is known for his unique Celtic jewellery and customized creations. His dramatic designs are a regular feature on the red carpet and he has garnered a loyal following. As a designer, he combines Irish gold, silver, diamonds and precious gems to create exceptional Irish masterpieces. He has worked… Continue reading Aidi Mac Daibhí

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