Wednesday 26 October 2016

Get the look: Holly Carpenter

Published 06/07/2015 | 02:30

Jeans and a top: Holly Carpenter
Jeans and a top: Holly Carpenter
€8.99, New Look
€145, Vince, Brown Thomas
€19.95, Zara
€137.95, Maison Scotch, Brown Thomas
€49.99, Zara
€530, Acne, Brown Thomas
€39, Label Lab, House of Fraser
€295, DKNY, Brown Thomas
€8.99, New Look
€18.90, Accessorize

We'd love to say the summer's here, so the boots and jeans can go to the back of the wardrobe.

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But this is the Irish summer, and as we all know, over the next few months, having a stylish way with an umbrella is probably as useful as owning a pair of denim cut-offs.

This look is essentially jeans and a top, but model Holly has managed to add an element of style with her accessories. A classic black tote should be a part of every woman's wardrobe. And the bang-on-trend zip detail on Holly's boots adds edge to the look.


Dear Stylemma,

I'm getting married this summer. We are having our wedding on a farm, so most of the time will be spent on grass. So I want flat sandals, as heels will just sink into the grass and I don't really like wedges. They don't need to be white - a pale colour is fine, too. But if you could recommend something fairly practical, that also looks nice, it would be great.

Answer: Jelly sandals might not be the kind of thing you imagined yourself wearing on your wedding day, but the pale-pink thong-sandal kind can actually look very sweet. And the jelly sandal will stand up to being in a potentially mucky field. Miss KG at Brown Thomas has a pair of pale-pink thong sandals with a bow, only €35; while Dune has something similar for €28. Dune also has a pair of jewelled sliders, €95, that are really lovely.

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