Saturday 23 September 2017

The way we wear

Dublin 8SHe wears: Jumper and jeans, €60 each, both by Cos. Bag, reduced to €180 and trainers reduced to €240, both by Maje. All bought in BT2. Coat, €170, Spain. Hat by Bastyan, €35, Brown Thomas. Handwarmers by Sian Jacobs, €40, Cows Lane.
Dublin 8SHe wears: Jumper and jeans, €60 each, both by Cos. Bag, reduced to €180 and trainers reduced to €240, both by Maje. All bought in BT2. Coat, €170, Spain. Hat by Bastyan, €35, Brown Thomas. Handwarmers by Sian Jacobs, €40, Cows Lane.
Tomas Vitkus (21) from Lithuania, living in Dublin. He wears: Jacket, €40, and scarf, €15, both Bershka. Jeans, €159, and shoes, €150, both Tommy Hilfiger. Glasses by Armani, €200, Specsavers
Newcastle, DublinSHe wears: Jacket, present bought in Japan. Blazer, €200; top, €35; and trousers, €135; all Ted Baker. Bag by Louis Vuitton, €470, Brown Thomas. Boots, €56, Topshop.

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Dublin 8SHe wears: Jumper and jeans, €60 each, both by Cos. Bag, reduced to €180 and trainers reduced to €240, both by Maje. All bought in BT2. Coat, €170, Spain. Hat by Bastyan, €35, Brown Thomas. Handwarmers by Sian Jacobs, €40, Cows Lane.

What is your ...

* Favourite shop?

Siopaella and BT2 for Cos and Selected.

* Best bargain buy?

A beige and grey, Irish wool tweed coat with drop shoulders by Magee that looks like Maje for €120 from Portobello consignment shop in Galway.

* Biggest splurge?

A heavy grey silk, beaded, ballet length dress by Chloe bought in Belfast that cost about a week's wages. I only wore it twice and later sold it on Ebay for a tenth of the cost so it's now in Australia.

* Best and worst dressed style icons?

The best is Charlotte Gainsbourg and the worst is Cheryl Cole.

Tomas Vitkus (21)

From Lithuania, living in DublinHe wears: Jacket, €40, and scarf, €15, both Bershka. Jeans, €159, and shoes, €150, both Tommy Hilfiger. Glasses by Armani, €200, Specsavers.

What is your ...

* Favourite shop?

Zara and Bershka.

* Best bargain buy?

A brown leather, slim-fit jacket for €129.

* Biggest splurge?

A navy wool blazer for €329 from Tommy Hilfiger.

* Best and worst-dressed style icons?

The best is David Beckham and the worst is Wayne Rooney.

Emily Qiu (24)

Newcastle, DublinSHe wears: Jacket, present bought in Japan. Blazer, €200; top, €35; and trousers, €135; all Ted Baker. Bag by Louis Vuitton, €470, Brown Thomas. Boots, €56, Topshop.

What is your ...

* Favourite shop?

Topshop and Zara.

* Best bargain buy?

A nude and gold, fully sequined and beaded top reduced from €78 to €18 in River Island.

* Biggest splurge?

A grey leather bag by Chloe for €400 from Brown Thomas.

* Best and worst-dressed style icons?

The best is Victoria Beckham and the worst is Jordan.

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