Friday 24 March 2017

The style message from the street - Ruth

Ruth McNeill. Ruth's look is all about the accessories; a skinny belt to cinch her crombie, a snakeskin bag to add texture, and a wide-brim hat to give that '70s vibe.
Ruth McNeill. Ruth's look is all about the accessories; a skinny belt to cinch her crombie, a snakeskin bag to add texture, and a wide-brim hat to give that '70s vibe.

Ruth's look is all about the accessories; a skinny belt to cinch her crombie, a snakeskin bag to add texture, and a wide-brim hat to give that '70s vibe.

she is Ruth MacNeill, 26, buyers' assistant, Goatstown, Dublin

she wears Coat, €80, H&M. Top, €30, Urban Outfitters. Jeans, €13, Penneys.

Hat, €15, Forever 21. Bag by Abaco, €800, Harvey Nichols. Converse trainers, €50

from Office.

what is your...



  • Favourite shop?

Zara.



  • Bargain buy?

A black cape coat with silk lining by Graham & Spencer reduced from €500 to €200 in the United States.



  • Biggest splurge?

This bag.



  • Best and worst dressed style icons?

The best is Diane Kruger and the worst is Snooki from Jersey Shore.



  • Favourite label or designer?

Sass & Bide.



  • Monthly spend on clothes?

Between about €300 and €500.



  • Last fashion buy?

A pair of burnt orange, high-waisted, peg leg trousers from Zara.



  • Biggest fashion mistake?

Chokers when I was a teenager.



  • What do you love and hate in fashion?

I'm loving the '70s trend, especially flares and floppy hats and I hate crop tops.

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