Monday 16 December 2019

Name : Anne Boylan

Age : 50+

Profession : Beauty therapist / journalist

From : Dalkey, Dublin

Wearing: Dress, €10, Wear It Again. Leggings, €14, Fran & Jane. Scarf, €6, Penneys. Shoes by Charles Jourdan, €220, a shop in Paris. Bag, €225, Karen Millen.

  • What is your favourite shop?

Wear It Again.

  • What was your best bargain buy?

This dress.

  • What is the most expensive fashion item you have ever bought?

A black leather, Chanel handbag with a chain-link strap for €1,500 in Brown Thomas.

  • Who do you think are the best and worst dressed celebrities or style icons?

The best is Elizabeth Hurley and the worst is Madonna.

  • What is your favourite label or designer?

Peter O'Brien.

  • Approximately how much would you spend on clothes every month?

About €150.

  • What or who influences your style?

My mood and classic European style; always chic and never casual.

  • What was the last fashion item you bought?

These leggings.

  • What was your worst fashion mistake?

When I was on holiday in New York, I got dressed in a hurry and wore a black bra under a striking yellow top.

  • Name one thing you love and one thing you hate in fashion.

I love how one is never too old to wear Topshop and never too young to wear Chanel and I hate scruffy, casual clothing, it just isn't me.

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