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4 Places to Buy Christening Outfits in Dublin

  • Tue, 5 Jul 2016

Need to know where to buy a christening outfit or baby-naming gown in Dublin? Well then keep on reading! When a baby is born, it’s often tradition for families in Dublin to celebrate the birth of their child by having their child christened to start their religious journey or having a baby naming ceremony that welcomes their newborn without any religious connections.

Either way, this celebration will see parents, soon-to-be god-parents, aunties or uncles begin the task of finding a special outfit for the family sprog!

Here is a list of five places in Dublin where you are guaranteed to find a traditional gown or outfit for baby’s special day.

Freckles, Liffey Street Upper

A favourite for occasion and communion wear, Freckles also has a vast range of christening gowns, outfits and all the little accessories needed to complete baby’s look. Whether you are looking for a traditional look or a more modern twist, going home empty-handed is not an option when you see all they have to offer. From shoes to hats, tights to bibs, there’s so much to choose from!

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Marks and Spencers (S) Grafton Street

This multinational retailer has a selection of suits, gowns and dresses. It is also an ideal place to pick up the small essentials that babies can’t live without such as a babygro, a bodysuit, socks and even mittens for the little mites who like to scratch!


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Arnotts, Henry Street

Located in the heart of Henry St, Arnotts have a great selection of baby clothes with many different designer brands offering a tasteful variety of occasionwear for all the family including baby’s special day.

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Guineys, North Earl Street and Talbot St

For decades, Guineys has helped to dress kids for all occasions – christenings, communions, weddings and more! This store has an assortment of outfits for boys and girls, with accessories to match to make sure they look their best for their big day.

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So now you know where to go to find christening and baby naming outfits, why not see where’s a good place to eat with your little or big family!