The way we Wear: The style message from the street
Published 04/02/2011 | 05:00
Alannah works schoolgirl chic. The kilt-inspired mini, polka-dot tights and neat Sergio Rossi shoes are given a bolder edge with her military green, vintage-style bomber.
She is: Alannah Byrne, 23, artist, Dublin.
she wears Jacket, my sister's, bought in H&M. Jumper, €4, The Irish Cancer Society charity shop. Skirt, €5, Barnardos charity shop. Hat, a gift, Newmarket Square Flea Market. Bag, €12, Positively Eight Street. Scarf, my sister's. Tights, €2, Penneys. Shoes by Sergio Rossi, €30, Mercury Goes Retrograde.
what is your ...
- Favourite shop?
The Irish Cancer Society charity shop.
- Bargain buy?
This angora jumper.
- Biggest splurge?
A pair of black, Chelsea boots for €99 from Clarks.
- Best and worst dressed style icons?
The best is Anna Karina and the worst is Katy Perry.
- Favourite label or designer?
- Monthly spend on clothes?
- Last fashion buy?
This hat was given to me by a friend who has a stall in Newmarket Square.
- Biggest fashion mistake?
Wearing tracksuits; I had a Le Coq Sportif jacket.
- What do you love and hate in fashion?
I love well-made clothes and good fabrics and I hate synthetics.