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Margaux's military-inspired cape is classic and chic. The tailoring and cropped shape is perfect with skinny jeans.

Published 18/02/2011 | 05:00

Margaux Baron
Margaux Baron

She is Margaux Baron, 20, physiotherapy student, half Irish, half French, living on campus in Trinity.

  • Go To

she wears Cape, €70, Topshop. Jeans by Le Temps des Cerises, reduced to €40, Switzerland. Bag and gloves, gifts bought in Florence. Scarf, €10, Dunnes Stores. Boots by Minelli, €120, Paris.

what is your...

  • Favourite shop?

Oasis and also a shop in Geneva called Jeans & Co.

  • Bargain buy?

A pair of taupe suede, peep-toe heels reduced to €40 in Karen Millen.

  • Biggest splurge?

A dark grey, bell-shaped coat with two buttons at the neck for €220 by Comptoir des Cotonniers.

  • Best and worst dressed style icons?

The best is Blake Lively and the worst is Lady Gaga.

  • Favourite label or designer?

Christian Louboutin.

  • Monthly spend on clothes?

About €150.

  • Last fashion buy?

Taupe suede, high-heel ankle boots by Minelli in Geneva.

  • Biggest fashion mistake?

A beige and brown, stripy knit dress from H&M that was too tight and too short so just not flattering.

  • What do you love and hate in fashion?

I love how fashion is cyclical; how I can wear something that belong to my Mum, such as like aviator shades for example, and give them new life, and I hate Ugg boots.

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