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The style message from the street - Edel Kirke

Published 15/04/2011 | 05:00

Edel's laid-back accessorising of her skinny leathers works a rock chic look.
Edel's laid-back accessorising of her skinny leathers works a rock chic look.

Edel’s laid-back accessorising of her skinny leathers works a rock chic look.

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SHE IS Edel Kirke (29), co-runs The Beauty Spot in Dakota (info on stylenation.ie), from Balbriggan, Dublin

SHE WEARS Top, €15, H&M. Trousers, €18, Penneys. Bag, $40, H&M in America. Necklace, $10, flea market in LA. Boots, €69, Zara.

WHAT IS YOUR...



  • Favourite shop?

Zara and also flea markets in LA, especially at the end of Sunset Boulevard.



  • Best bargain buy?

A blue, red and white, fully sequinned top with a V-neck for €15 from Fancy Schmancy that I lost.



  • Biggest splurge?

A faux-fur coat for £400, years ago from Oasis.



  • Best and worst dressed style icons?

The best are Alexa Chung and Helena Christensen and the worst are Jordan and Britney Spears.



  • Favourite label or designer?

Alberta Ferretti and Chloe.



  • Monthly spend on clothes?

€50 to €100, if even.



  • Last fashion buy?

This bag in LA.



  • Biggest fashion mistake?

A loud orange-print dress.



  • What do you love and hate in fashion?

I love layering different fabrics and textures and I hate when people follow trends too much and aren't creative with them.

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