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The Way we Wear: The style message from the street

Published 25/02/2011 | 05:00

Emma Regan. Emma dresses down her sapphire satin jumpsuit by layering it with lace and topping off with a chunky knit beanie.
Emma Regan. Emma dresses down her sapphire satin jumpsuit by layering it with lace and topping off with a chunky knit beanie.

Emma dresses down her sapphire satin jumpsuit by layering it with lace and topping off with a chunky knit beanie.

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she is Emma Eliza Regan, 20, actress, Galway, living in London

she wears Jacket, Topshop, stolen from my sister. Jumpsuit, £20, top, £10 and boots, £20, all from Camden market in London. Hat, €5, Johnny Keogh. Bag, £10, London.

what is your...



  • Favourite shop?

My Vintage Romance, which is a second-hand shop in Galway, and I love Camden market too.



  • Bargain buy?

A black leather, biker jacket from the '80s with big shoulders for £5 from a London charity shop. .



  • Biggest splurge?

A cream, tulle, one-shouldered, ballet dress for €90 from Warehouse.



  • Best and worst dressed style icons?

The best is Alice Dellal and worst is Glenda Gilson.



  • Favourite label or designer?

Vivienne Westwood.



  • Monthly spend on clothes?

Usually only about €50; it depends on work.



  • Last fashion buy?

A full-length, vintage column dress in pale pink satin I got on Brick Lane and wore to the IFTAs.



  • Biggest fashion mistake?

Not wearing enough clothes on cold days.



  • What do you love and hate in fashion?

I love clashing soft and hard-edged looks like a ballet dress with a leather jacket and I hate the lack of petite sizes available.

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