The style message from the street - Caroline
Published 03/06/2011 | 05:00
Caroline's combination of camel with neon shows how to make colour-blocking elegant and chic.
She is Caroline Hanratty (30), fashion retail manager, from Dundalk, living in Dublin.
She wears Pink top and trousers both by Theory, €195 each; bag by Pauric Sweeney, reduced to €400; and shoes by YSL, €495, all from Brown Thomas. Coat, €129, Zara. Jacket, €75, Topshop.
What is your ...
Brown Thomas and also Colette in Paris.
Best bargain buy?
A '60s shift dress in gold brocade by Miu Miu reduced from €1,400 to €95 in Brown Thomas.
A cobalt-blue, raw silk, short fitted dress with one shoulder by Stella McCartney for €895 in Brown Thomas.
Best and worst dressed style icons?
The best is Cameron Diaz and the worst is Cheryl Cole.
Favourite label or designer?
Acne, Stella McCartney and Dolce & Gabbana.
Monthly spend on clothes?
All my wages . . .
Last fashion buy?
A crochet knit, sleeveless top with a black gloss finish by Balenciaga.
Biggest fashion mistake?
Nicholas Kirkwood shoes that I can't walk in.
What do you love and hate in fashion?
I love colour blocking and I hate midriffs on show. . . only because I'm jealous!