Chantal Fortune is a Collector and Proprietor of Fortune’s Antiques & Interiors. She is a Antique Dealer by trade and an Interior Decorator by day.
She has a great passion for all things Beautiful and Old. She has a Studio in Bray, County Wicklow Ireland where she works from, holds Studio Sales and By Appointment visits for clients. She is Charming, Charismatic and has an aesthetically pleasing eye for Interiors.
Chantal comes from a long line of Collectors on both sides of her family. Her Irish Mother is an eccentric Collector and her Spanish Father was an Art Collector and Antique Dealer.
At present she is studying Interior Design at the Interior Design Academy of Ireland.
She has studied Antiques and Fine Arts at The Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers, Dublin, Ireland. Wrote her Thesis on “Antique Irish Lace” and very cleverly won “Most Enthusiastic Student of the Year”.
Also Fashion Design and again won “Fashion Student of the Year”. Did her A-levels in Art, History of Art & English Literature. Attended boarding school in both England and India.
After successfully opening & closing Florence Fortune’s Antique Shop in Bray, Co.Wicklow, Ireland. She has extensive stock sitting in storage ready for her next venture.
A true Collector at heart.
A passionate interest in Art, Architecture, History and Gardening.
A Member of The Antiques Young Guns http://www.antiquesyoungguns.co.uk/dealers/fortunes-antiques-interiors.html
A Member of The Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland. http://rsai.ie/
A Member of The Guild of Irish Lace Makers.
Owns an amazing Collection of Antique Lace, including important Irish pieces. Goal in life is to open an Antique Irish Lace Museum…
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