The Museum of Style Icons


Collection of Film & Music Greatest Memorabilia

The famous sixties green suit that actress Tippi Hedren wore in Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘The Birds’.Marilyn Monroe’s dress in the film ‘The Prince and the Showgirl’.

So, you been to Dublin Ireland and you love it so far. You want more fashion and a mini day trip outside the city. One of Ireland’s most popular free entry exhibition The Museum of Style Icons in Newbridge could be what you are looking for.

In the small town of Newbridge, isn’t the most obvious place for a fashion collection to be exhibited. Never the less, it is still worth travelling out to. Only a 30 – 45-minute train ride from Dublin. The Exhibition is tucked away and above the main Newbridge Silverware Store. Keep an eye out for a light blue vesper motorbike/scooter which is at the entrance to the stairwell to the upstairs area to the MOSI exhibition.

Once there, I was taken aback to see how much was displayed and how much work had gone into creating and preserving the garments and accessories.Mini samples of the bridesmaid’s outfits for the wedding of Princess Diana and Prince Charles.

A collection of the garments, jewellery and accessories worn by the most glamorous actors, musicians of their era.Kim Kardashian’s dress, worn in LA 2014
A wall of framed magazine covers of the actress Audrey Hepburn.

From Marilyn Monroe’s dress in ‘The Prince and the Showgirl’ to The Beatles famous grey suits. Even if you are not into fashion, music or film, you can’t but admire the craftsmanship that has gone into each garment.

Overall I liked how the exhibition was curated, showing photographic or film footage how each piece was used and worn.

Exhibition details: The Museum of Style Icons –  at the Newbridge Silverware Visitor Centre – Newbridge – Ireland

What was the most memorable piece clothing you have loved and seen on an actor/actress or musician? What was interesting about it?


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