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The way we wear: The style message from the street

Published 13/05/2011 | 05:00

Lisa gives her printed dress a street-chic edge by layering with leather and denim
Lisa gives her printed dress a street-chic edge by layering with leather and denim

Lisa gives her printed dress a street-chic edge by layering with leather and denim.

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She is Lisa McNamee (24), film and theatre producer, from Dunboyne, Co Meath

She wears Jacket, €60, Mango. Dress, €100, French Connection. Jeans, £10, flea market in London. Sunglasses, €3, New York. Bag, gift. Antique guitar necklace, gift bought in Rhinestones. Boots, €120, River Island.

WHAT IS YOUR...



  • Favourite shop?

Beaux Bows in George's Street Arcade.



  • Best bargain buy?

A pair of second-hand, brown leather, '70s knee-high boots with a really high stack heel for €10 in France.



  • Biggest splurge?

A full-length, cream silk, fitted evening dress with a skinny belt by Chanel for €400 from Barneys in New York. However, it was also a bargain because would have originally been thousands.



  • Best and worst dressed style icons?

The best are Catherine Zeta Jones and Julia Roberts. I loved Jackie Onassis's style. The worst is Russell Brand.



  • Favourite label or designer?

Chanel.



  • Monthly spend on clothes?

About €150.



  • Last fashion buy?

A tailored jacket in black and white check by Selected Femme from BT2.



  • Biggest fashion mistake?

Red eye shadow and too much of it.



  • What do you love and hate in fashion?

I love khaki colours and I hate sequins and sparkles.

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