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The way we wear: The style message from the street

Published 28/01/2011 | 05:00

Sinead Mercier
Sinead Mercier

Sinéad's style is so bright and cheerful. She's made some very 'on trend' tights totally her own by mixing them with a pair of vintage loafers. Love the red hat too; it ties the whole look together.

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She is: Sinéad Mercier, 21, Law student, Galway

she wears Coat, €60, The Harlequin. Hat, 50c, ISPCA charity shop, Galway. Scarf, a gift bought in Thailand. Bag, belongs to my boyfriend's mum. Tights, €1, Topshop. Shoes, 50c, The Irish Cancer Society charity shop, Rathmines.

what is your ...

  • Favourite shop?

The Irish Cancer Society charity shop in Rathmines.

  • Bargain buy?

A pair of block-heeled satin sandals by Marc Jacobs reduced from €600 to €130 in Brown Thomas in Cork.

  • Biggest splurge?

A black, structured dress with a mermaid-tail skirt by Karen Millen for €230 from Brown Thomas.

  • Best and worst dressed style icons?

The best is Rihanna and the worst is Cher Lloyd.

  • Favourite label or designer?


  • Monthly spend on clothes?

Between €10-€60.

  • Last fashion buy?

These tights.

  • Biggest fashion mistake?

Yellow tights.

  • What do you love and hate in fashion?

I love the chance of artistic expression it offers and I hate how expense hampers the ability to experiment.

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