As the summer fast approaches, it is time for mums to start thinking about getting their little ones their First Holy Communion dresses.
Communions can be a very expensive day out but with so many shops selling dresses these days, it’s easy to pick up an inexpensive one that doesn’t require you to compromise quality for price.
Debenhams have always stocked pretty dresses at affordable prices. They even offer a free Communion fitting to help your little one find the perfect dress. The store stocks a range of accessories including tiaras, veils and handbags so you can pick up everything you need without having to drag a bored eight-year-old from shop to shop. Dress prices start from €53.00 up to €126.00.
Monsoon have a range of beautiful Communion dresses that would make any girl look like a princess. They also stock hair accessories, shoes, cardigans and tiaras. Many of the dresses start from €60 and would be suitable for a party as well so your little one can wear the dress again, giving you more value for money.
Paul Costello has designed beautiful occasionwear dresses especially for Dunnes Stores which allows them to offer customers affordable designer Communion wear. With prices ranging from €50.00 to €95.00 for a dress and €20.00 for a cardigan you will be able to treat yourself to something nice too. The simple dresses are perfect if your little one is not into fuss.
For the third year in a row, TK Maxx has launched affordable Communion wear with dresses starting from as little as €26.99 in all 16 of their stores. The dresses are designed with delicate lace, beading, pearls, bows and tulle, and go from ages six to ten years old. They are available in a variety of styles including sleeveless dresses, capped sleeves, and layered ballerina skirts.
Next stocks a wide variety of kids’ bridesmaid dresses that would be perfect for a Communion. You can pick up princess perfect dresses, shoes and accessories in store. Dress prices start at €56.00 and are available right up to 16 years old.
The high street is an abundance of pretty, white dresses that would suit a Communion, so don’t just stick to the usual places when you are on your search.