May 2022

Our Preloved Communion Wear selling season has come to an end for this year. Thank you so much to all the lovely parents and little girls who came to visit us in our pop up events in Brown Thomas and Arnotts. We are absolutely delighted with the response we have had from parents who were keen to make a sustainable choice for their little one's special day - without compromising on quality and service.

We are so happy that so many little girls are wearing beautiful preloved dresses this year - we wish them a wonderful day with their family and friends.

A huge thank you to the Innovation and Enterprise team at Brown Thomas  / Arnotts who hosted our Preloved Communion Wear events, they are so lovely to work with and have a genuine passion for sustainability and bringing the concept of circular children's wear mainstream - thank you for having us! 

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If you have a Preloved Communion Dress or Suit you would like to sell, please get in touch via hello@kindfolk.ie , we would love to chat! Please include the following details in your email: Brand / Condition / Original Price Paid

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20/2/2022 - We are in our final week of sourcing dresses and suits for our Preloved Communion Wear Event Brown Thomas Cork.

Date: 5th / 6th March 2022

Location: The Children's Room,Brown Thomas Cork

If you have a dress or suit you would like to sell, please get in touch by Wednesday 23rd February with the following details: 

  • Images of the dress / suit
  • Size
  • Original Price Paid
  • How much you would ideally like to earn back on the dress / suit
  • Condition e.g. mend / dry cleaning needed
  • KindFolk will assess the dress / suit and either make you an offer or suggest selling the item on consignment (the seller gets paid agreed amount when the dress sells)
  • Any questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch.
  • Email us at hello@kindfolk.ie or DM via Instagram @wearekindfolk

 

Preloved Communion Wear at Arnotts | January 2022

Thank you so much to everyone who visited Arnotts, it was so lovely to meet you all and we are very happy so many little girls found beautiful dresses they loved! Wishing all the girls a wonderful First Holy Communion Day in May.

Date: 29th - 30th January 2022

Location: The Circular Room, Arnotts Department Store, Dublin

Appointments and Walk-ins welcome.

You can make your appointment here -  https://bookings.arnotts.ie/booking-widget/storebooker/DMAG0TUMELR/3403

For those making their First Holy Communion in 2022, KindFolk will hold a Preloved Communion Wear event in Arnotts Department Store - a first of its kind event in one of Ireland's most established department stores.

KindFolk will offer a curated selection of beautiful communion dresses in a range of styles and sizes. All preloved dresses will be dry cleaned and any dress with an imperfection has been sent to a seamstress to be modified so it will be as good as new.

Alongside the dresses, KindFolk will sell a hand-picked selection of boys suits, shirts and accessories e.g. bolero, headpieces, veils 

Our heartfelt thanks to the Innovation + Enterprise Team at Arnotts Department store who are making this exciting event a reality and working behind the scenes to create a beautiful setting for you and your little one to shop for their special day - in a sustainable and more cost effective manner!

Please keep an eye on our Instagram @wearekindfolk for updates on the event, we will be showcasing our dresses as we prepare them - available to view on our Communion Wear highlight. Please contact us on hello@kindfolk.ie if you have any questions.

We look forward to seeing you there!

How we source our dresses :

KindFolk sources dresses from the public.We are currently no longer accepting dresses from the public for this event. Thank you to everyone we have sourced beautiful preloved dresses from to date.

E:hello@kindfolk.ie | DM @wearekindfolk

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In November '21 KindFolk held a preloved communion wear event in The Circular Room, Arnotts Department Store, Dublin 

Customers had the opportunity to bring their dress or suit into Arnotts to be valued by KindFolk and receive the value back on an Arnotts Gift card. The event was a great success - we sourced a beautiful selection of dresses and suits. Thank you to the lovely people who made the trip to Arnotts - keen to extend the lifecycle of their beautiful preloved communion wear, while receiving an Arnotts gift card for their efforts!