The way we wear - the style message from the street
Published 08/04/2011 | 05:00
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?
- Best and worst dressed style icons?
The best is Paul Galvin and the worst is Rihanna.
- Favourite label or designer?
- Monthly spend on clothes?
- 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.