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Dr Shini Somara: Coral skinnies, a fine-knit V and a superluxe biker; Shini has ubercool street chic down to a tee


Dr Shini Somara

Dr Shini Somara

Dr Shini Somara

She is Dr Shini Somara (32), TV presenter, from London.

She wears Jacket by Balenciaga, $3,000, New York. Waistcoat, £50, Topshop. Jumper, £30, Zara. Jeans, £140, Diesel. Bag by Bottega Veneta, £500, Harrods. Shoes by Giuseppe Zanotti, £400, Zanotti store.

What is your ...

•Favourite shop?

Isabel Marant in New York and All Saints.

•Best bargain buy?

A pair of black wedge boots by 'Adidas Slvr' for $115 in New York.

•Biggest splurge?

This jacket.

•Best- and worst-dressed style icons?

The best is Kate Moss and the worst is Princess Beatrice.

•Favourite label or designer?


•Monthly spend on clothes?

About £1,000.

•Last fashion buy?

A pair of tan, strappy, gladiator sandals from Zara.

•Biggest fashion mistake?

I don't have any.

•What do you love and hate in fashion?

I love creativity and freedom of expression and I hate how fashion often moves too slowly; for example, I would love if Isabel Marant brought out more this season rather than having to wait for autumn/winter.

Irish Independent