Tuesday 23 January 2018

Margaux's military-inspired cape is classic and chic. The tailoring and cropped shape is perfect with skinny jeans.

Margaux Baron
Margaux Baron

She is Margaux Baron, 20, physiotherapy student, half Irish, half French, living on campus in Trinity.

she wears Cape, €70, Topshop. Jeans by Le Temps des Cerises, reduced to €40, Switzerland. Bag and gloves, gifts bought in Florence. Scarf, €10, Dunnes Stores. Boots by Minelli, €120, Paris.

what is your...

  • Favourite shop?

Oasis and also a shop in Geneva called Jeans & Co.

  • Bargain buy?

A pair of taupe suede, peep-toe heels reduced to €40 in Karen Millen.

  • Biggest splurge?

A dark grey, bell-shaped coat with two buttons at the neck for €220 by Comptoir des Cotonniers.

  • Best and worst dressed style icons?

The best is Blake Lively and the worst is Lady Gaga.

  • Favourite label or designer?

Christian Louboutin.

  • Monthly spend on clothes?

About €150.

  • Last fashion buy?

Taupe suede, high-heel ankle boots by Minelli in Geneva.

  • Biggest fashion mistake?

A beige and brown, stripy knit dress from H&M that was too tight and too short so just not flattering.

  • What do you love and hate in fashion?

I love how fashion is cyclical; how I can wear something that belong to my Mum, such as like aviator shades for example, and give them new life, and I hate Ugg boots.

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