Sunday 11 December 2016

The way we wear: The style message from the street

Published 28/01/2011 | 05:00

Grainne Smith
Grainne Smith

Gráinne's frill trim coat with bell sleeve cuffs is a great shade of Kelly green and works really well with her red hair. The brogues are great too and complement the satchel to perfection.

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She is: Gráinne Smith, 25, Interior Designer, Cavan

she wears Coat, gift from Rainbow's End, in the US. Hat, belongs to my granny. Alpaca scarf, gift bought in South America. Bag, €9, Penneys. Shoes, €20, Urban Outfitters.

what is your ...



  • Favourite shop?

Urban Outfitters and Wild Child.



  • Bargain buy?

A black, fitted, knee-length, vintage dress with a stepped, cutout neckline for $20 from a vintage store in America.



  • Biggest splurge?

A pair of nude, peep-toe, sling-back high-heels by Kurt Geiger for €200 from House of Fraser.



  • Best and worst dressed style icons?

The best is Audrey Hepburn and the worst is Cheryl Cole.



  • Favourite label or designer?

Chanel.



  • Monthly spend on clothes?

About €100.



  • Last fashion buy?

A navy and purple print, long-sleeved, V-neck, mid-length dress for $50 from a store in America.



  • Biggest fashion mistake?

Wearing socks with flipflops when I was travelling.



  • What do you love and hate in fashion?

I love when you can see that someone really has their own style and I hate when people overdose on trend.

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