Sunday 21 January 2018

The style message from the street - Joy Russell

Joy Russell. Joy's jade dress gives her layered look a pop of colour
Joy Russell. Joy's jade dress gives her layered look a pop of colour

Joy's jade dress gives her layered look a pop of colour.

SHE IS Joy Russell (25), Topman shoe manager, from Balrothery, Dublin

SHE WEARS Coat, €60; blazer, €50; and tights, €15, all Topshop. Vintage dress, present from a friend. Bag, present bought in Oxfam. Belt, €20, Urban Outfitters. Boots, €70, Office.

WHAT IS YOUR...



  • Favourite shop?

Beacon's Closet in Brooklyn.



  • Best bargain buy?

A yellow silk, butterfly-print scarf by Chanel for $7 from Beacon's Closet.



  • Biggest splurge?

A blue silk, drop-waist, knee-length dress with a strip of rhinestones down the back and around the hem for €250 from Reiss; it's very Boardwalk Empire.



  • Best and worst dressed style icons?

The best is Edie Sedgwick and the worst are Britney Spears and Katie Price.



  • Favourite label or designer?

McQueen.



  • Monthly spend on clothes?

Between €150 and €200.



  • Last fashion buy?

These tights.



  • Biggest fashion mistake?

Scrunchies.



  • What do you love and hate in fashion?

I love rings and I hate leggings.

Irish Independent

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