Sunday 17 December 2017

The style message from the street - Aimee O'Beirne

Aimee adds a pretty slant to her leather shorts and cat-eye shades with a lace drape top and sheer hosiery.
Aimee adds a pretty slant to her leather shorts and cat-eye shades with a lace drape top and sheer hosiery.
Aimee adds a pretty slant to her leather shorts and cat-eye shades with a lace drape top and sheer hosiery.

Aimee adds a pretty slant to her leather shorts and cat-eye shades with a lace drape top and sheer hosiery.

She is Aimee O'Beirne (27), Illustration teacher, from Ranelagh, Dublin.

She wears Vintage jacket, €50, Urban Outfitters. Dress, €56; belt, €20; and bag, €80, all Topshop. Shorts, €5, H&M. Sunglasses, €15, Claire's Accessories. Tights, €3, Penneys. Loafers, €70, River Island.



What is your ...



•Favourite shop?



Colette in Paris, Beyond Retro in London and also Topshop.



•Best bargain buy?



I made myself a body-con dress with red and gold, Versace-style, retro-print jersey fabric that cost about €15.



•Biggest splurge?



A navy, belted, Burberry Mac reduced from €600 to €400 with discount in Urban Outfitters.



•Best and worst dressed style icons?



The best is Alexa Chung and the worst is Joss Stone.



•Favourite label or designer?



Alexander McQueen.



•Monthly spend on clothes?



About €200.



•Last fashion buy?



A very plain, Jil Sander style, cobalt blue, georgette maxi dress with slits up the side for €200 in Topshop.



•Biggest fashion mistake?



Tie-dye harem pants.



•What do you love and hate in fashion?



I love Style.com and also anything and everything inspired by the '60s, and I hate the over-saturation of inspiring fashion trends.

Irish Independent

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