The way we wear: The style message from the street
Luíse's duffel bag is the ideal accompaniment to her slouchy over-the-knee boots and body-con mini. The faux fur collar gives a soft edge.
she is Luíse O'Dwyer, 16, student, Blackrock, Dublin.
she wears Jacket, €120 and shirt, €50, both Topshop. Dress, €30, American Apparel. Bag by Alexander Wang, present bought in Brown Thomas. Boots by Carvela, €230, Brown Thomas.
what is your...
- Favourite shop?
- Bargain buy?
A pair of slouchy, flat ankle boots in a sand coloured-suede with two buckles on them by Carvela, reduced from €120 to €80 in BT2. I had my eye on them for a while.
- Biggest splurge?
Apart from these boots, a short, cream jersey, backless dress by 'Aqua by Aqua' for €200 on their website.
- Best and worst dressed style icons?
The best is Alexa Chung and the worst is Lady Gaga.
- Favourite label or designer?
Aqua by Aqua.
- Monthly spend on clothes?
Between €80 and €120.
- Last fashion buy?
- Biggest fashion mistake?
Black opaque and sheer, tiger patterned tights by Wolford.
- What do you love and hate in fashion?
I love a crisp white shirt. There's one in D&G at the moment and the fit and quality is amazing. I hate drop-crotch chinos.