Sunday 11 December 2016

The style message from the street - Ashley

Published 11/03/2011 | 05:00

Ashley McNicholas. Ashley's sexy sheer shirt in dusty rose lightens her look; it contrasts beautifully with her super skinny roll-ups and punched brogues.
Ashley McNicholas. Ashley's sexy sheer shirt in dusty rose lightens her look; it contrasts beautifully with her super skinny roll-ups and punched brogues.

Ashley's sexy sheer shirt in dusty rose lightens her look; it contrasts beautifully with her super skinny roll-ups and punched brogues.

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SHE IS Ashley McNicholas (20), textile design student and part-time model, from Athlone, living in Harold's Cross in Dublin.

SHE WEARS Jacket, €80, Zara. Shirt, €25, New Look. Necklaces, €5 each, H&M and Forever 21. Jeans, €15, and shoes, €11, both Penneys. Belt, my mum's. Bag, €97, River Island.

what is your...



  • Favourite shop?

Topshop and second-hand shops.



  • Bargain buy?

A tan leather, floral-embossed clutch with a gold buckle for €25 from a Dublin charity shop.



  • Biggest splurge?

A pair of brown suede, lace-up ankle boots with a black leather high heel for €150 from BT2.



  • Best and worst dressed style icons?

The best are Kate Moss and Alexa Chung, and the worst is Cheryl Cole.



  • Favourite label or designer?

Givenchy Couture.



  • Monthly spend on clothes?

About €200.



  • Last fashion buy?

This shirt.



  • Biggest fashion mistake?

Straight leg jeans tucked into Ugg boots.



  • What do you love and hate in fashion?

I love vintage leather bags, and I hate cheap sparkle.

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