Maria Larkin: Maria's vintage-style tea dress is given a twist with her two-tone brogues
She is: Maria Larkin (23), architecture student, from Mayo
She wears: Dress, $60, Urban Outfitters. Bag, $3, thrift store. Shoes, $45, Aldo. All bought in Chicago.
What is your ...
Zara and Urban Outfitters.
•Best bargain buy?
A grey pencil skirt for €10 from Awear.
A black and white, full-length, fishtail dress with jewel and sequin detailing for €300 from Castle Fashions in Castlebar that I bought for my Debs.
•Best- and worst-dressed style icons?
The best is David Bowie and the worst is Twink.
•Favourite label or designer?
Their own brand at Urban Outfitters in America.
•Monthly spend on clothes?
I shop in thrift stores a lot, so between zero and €30.
•Last fashion buy?
A white linen shirt from Dunnes.
•Biggest fashion mistake?
My punk stage when I was 18, which involved a lot of questionable pink neon, studded clothing.
•What do you love and hate in fashion?
I love how available vintage fashion from different eras has become and I hate pretentiousness.