Tuesday 27 June 2017

Dublin street style: The way we wear

Marios Iannazzo (39), engineer, from Spain, living in Dublin

HE WEARS Jacket, €50, Barcelona. Jumper, €100, French Connection. Shirt, €50, Genius. Trousers, €50, Zara. Bag by Logstoff, €50, Munich. Trainers by Alexander McQueen for Puma, €150, Brown Thomas.

Favourite shop?

Brown Thomas in Dublin and Desigual in Spain.

Bargain buy?

These shoes. They were expensive but I get a lot of wear out of them.

Biggest splurge?

A faux fur lined, long, black leather jacket for €200 in Barcelona.

Best and worst dressed style icons?

I'm more interested in what I see people on the street wearing. I lived in Munich before but I think what people wear here is more interesting.

Favourite label or designer?

Alexander McQueen.

Monthly spend on clothes?

About €200.

Last fashion buy?

These trainers.

Biggest fashion mistake?

I buy very little and think a lot about each purchase beforehand so I don't tend to make mistakes.

What do you love and hate in fashion?

I love originality and also carrot leg trousers and I hate hooded sweatshirts, there's quite a lot around Dublin.









Nora Farrelly (24), primary school teacher, from Meath

SHE WEARS Dress, €26, TK Maxx. Belt, €3, Penneys. Bag, €100, Tunisia. Boots, €60, Carlingford, but I can't remember the shop.



Favourite shop?

Zara.

Bargain buy?

A gold sequin, short, fitted dress for €60 in Topshop.

Biggest splurge?

A multi-coloured, floral print, short body-con dress for €180 in Karen Millen.

Best and worst dressed style icons?

The best is Victoria Beckham and the worst is

Helena Bonham Carter.

Favourite label or designer?

Victoria Beckham.

Monthly spend on clothes?

About €200.

Last fashion buy?

This dress.

Biggest fashion mistake?

Wearing a top as a dress; it was far too short.

What do you love and hate in fashion?

I love super high heels and I hate tracksuits.



Leah Baker (32), lighting designer, from Ranelagh, Dublin

SHE WEARS Jacket, present bought in Canada. Sequin blazer (worn under), reduced to €20, River Island. Top and mini, €30 each, both Zara. Star earrings, present bought in Columbia. Bag by Chloe, gift and boots by Carvela, €200, both Brown Thomas.



Favourite shop?

Zara.

Bargain buy?

A pair of black and grey patent heels by Miu Miu reduced from €395 to €120 in Brussels.

Biggest splurge?

A pair of nude patent, peep-toes by Christian Louboutin for €395 in Selfridges.

Best and worst dressed style icons?

The best is Diane Kruger and the worst is Britney Spears.

Favourite label or designer?

Alexander McQueen.

Monthly spend on clothes?

About €200.

Last fashion buy?

A crepe dress with a loose nude top and fitted grey skirt from River Island.

Biggest fashion mistake?

Dungarees, but I was only about thirteen.

What do you love and hate in fashion?

I love faux fur and I hate primary brights.







Steffy Schifflar (30), event manager, from Berlin

SHE WEARS Cardigan, €80, Benetton. Shorts, €10, Topshop. Scarf, €5, and bag, €10, markets in Berlin. Sunglasses, borrowed from a friend. Socks, €15, American Apparel. Converse, €40, Berlin.

Favourite shop?

H&M.

Bargain buy?

A pair of black Converse reduced from €80 to €20.

Biggest splurge?

A pink and silver, oversized, slouchy fabric bag for €150 in Berlin.

Best and worst dressed style icons?

The best is Pink and the worst is Lady Gaga.

Favourite label or designer?

I don't like labels.

Monthly spend on clothes?

Between €100 and €200.

Last fashion buy?

These shorts.

Biggest fashion mistake?

A black and white spotty dress that was too tight and not flattering.

What do you love and hate in fashion?

I love the colour pink and I hate baby blue.

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