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Grease is the word! Sandra Dee herself made an appearance in Kildare last week as Olivia Newton John unveiled an exhibition featuring items from her Hollywood career at the Newbridge Silverware Museum of Style Icons. 

The exhibition will feature Sandy’s iconic Grease leather jacket and catsuit, Physical and Xanadu wardrobe pieces as well as gowns, awards and other memorabilia items.

Joining Olivia was Ireland’s own Amy Huberman was in attendance and interviewed the Aussie star on stage at the launch in Newbridge.


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William Doyle, CEO, Newbridge Silverware said:  This is a unique opportunity for fans to view an amazing collection of costumes, gowns and memorabilia from her career including her iconic leather leggings and jacket from the final scene of Grease. We look forward to welcoming fans of the star through the doors over the coming weeks.”

While visiting Olivia was treated to a beautiful Irish String Quartet:

And also had a chat with Ireland’s very own fashionista Celia Holman.


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During her time here, Olivia also gave a very moving interview with Ray Darcy on RTE Radio 1.


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The Museum of Style Icons at Newbridge Silverware, also houses fashion collections from some of the greatest style Icons such as Audrey Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe, Princess Diana, Princess Grace, the Beatles and more.

From summer 2018, the Newbridge Silverware Factory also opened its doors to tourists for the first time ever. Guests are transported behind the scenes and immersed in the history and craft aspects of the business.

Admission is FREE to the Museum.

The Museum is self-guided and is open 7 days a week, last entry is at 4.30 to the Museum. It is wheelchair accessible and there is free parking.