The Bridal Rooms of McElhinneys Ballybofey were a shimmering scene of luxe gowns, unicorns and sweetness when designer Hayley Paige came to town on May 12th.

McElhinneys Bridal Rooms hosted the most intimate meet and greet of the year with the world’s number one bridal trail blazer New York Designer Hayley Paige.

 Hayley joined brides and special guests in the quaint surroundings of the Bridal Rooms in Ballybofey with her stunning SS17 Collection, with over 30 dresses shipped from New York for this world exclusive viewing which Hayley described as having a celestial origin.

Guests on the night enjoyed lots of bubbles, nibbles and most importantly had the opportunity to rub shoulders with Hayley to get a truly personal experience with the designer who has dressed A-list Hollywood stars such as Chrissy Teigen.

Hayley did a Q & A which she was asked “if she could design a dress for anyone living or dead, who would it be”, Hayley modestly answered her Mom.  

When asked if she has been inspired by Irish brides to design a new type of dress Hayley enthusiastically said she was, and hopefully we can look forward to a dress inspired by her Irish adventures. She said the Irish bride is looking for a balance between engaging and a little bit sexy, and seeks a classic embodiment of both. 

The bubbly designer also highlighted that sleeves were the biggest bridal trend of the year.

She shared an insight into her own wedding day in 2015, which had not one, but three wedding dresses! She recalled how she wanted to have a different energy for every moment of her day. For a woman of such creativity, it’s easy to see how she had so much inspiration for such a wardrobe! Hayley admitted she is a ballgown girl, which truly captures her personally and is an iconic silhouette in her brand.

Creative touches around the Bridal Rooms celebrated Hayley’s iconic fun and fresh style, with unicorn symbols, hashtags and matrimoji’s etched on windows and cute chalkboards.

Brides got the unique chance to have Hayley Paige help them pick their dream dress the following day at an instore Dream Factory.

McElhinneys are exclusive stockists of the Hayley Paige Brand in Ireland. The wedding dress collection is straight from a fairytale wedding story with different silhouettes designed to emphasise each bride’s unique style whilst embodying the sweeter side of femininity, from the quirky and charming to the fun and fabulous.

Not only does McElhinneys exceed expectations instore but it also has a website dedicated to all things bridal,  

Brides can browse through the collections viewing dresses in detail, creating their own personal wishlist helping the bride pull her theme together.

The team at McElhinneys Bridal Rooms are unique in their experience, knowledge and dedication and stay with brides every step of the way to ensure their dreams become reality.

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