Monday 24 July 2017

The way we wear - the style message from the street

Aisling Butler. Aisling's chunky snood, washed leather bag, polka-dot cuffs and Breton tee give traditional tartan an inspirational shake-up
Aisling Butler. Aisling's chunky snood, washed leather bag, polka-dot cuffs and Breton tee give traditional tartan an inspirational shake-up

Aisling's chunky snood, washed leather bag, polka-dot cuffs and Breton tee give traditional tartan an inspirational shake-up.

SHE IS Aisling Butler (38), childcare worker from Baldoyle, Dublin

SHE WEARS Jacket, €130, Jack Wills. Snood, €4, Penneys. Jeans, €50, River Island. Bag, €100, All Saints. Star bracelet by John Rocha, €90, jewellers in Swords. Boots by Kurt Geiger, £75, London Duty Free.

WHAT IS YOUR...



  • Favourite shop?

Arnotts and All Saints.



  • Best bargain buy?

A pair of brand new, straight blue jeans by French Connection for €20 on eBay.



  • Biggest splurge?

This jacket.



  • Best and worst dressed style icons?

The best is Paul Galvin and the worst is Rihanna.



  • Favourite label or designer?

Marc Jacobs.



  • Monthly spend on clothes?

About €100.



  • Last fashion buy?

A strapless bra by Chantelle from Arnotts.



  • Biggest fashion mistake?

A cropped hairstyle, neckerchief, white vest and black three-quarter length culottes with wooden-sole mules that I wore to a christening about 10 years ago.



  • What do you love and hate in fashion?

I love raw, natural leather, especially from All Saints, and I hate anything neon.

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