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The way we wear: The style message from the street


Niels Caul

Niels Caul

Niels Caul

Niels gives the classic duffel coat a contemporary edge by pairing it with skinny jeans, suede desert boots and heavy black frames. His postman-style satchel in canvas and leather adds great texture to the look.

He is Niels Caul, 18, Student, Portmarnock, Co Dublin

he Wears Coat, €80, Zara. Shirt, €3, M&S. Jeans, €50, Urban Outfitters. Bag by John Rocha, €20, Debenhams. Desert boots, €60, Clarks.

what is your ...

  • Favourite shop?


  • Bargain buy?

This shirt.

  • Biggest splurge?

This coat.

  • Best and worst dressed style icons?

The best is Simon Amstell and the worst is Sarah Jessica Parker.

  • Favourite label or designer?

Fred Perry.

  • Monthly spend on clothes?

About €50.

  • Last fashion buy?

These boots.

  • Biggest fashion mistake?

Buying clothes that were way too big for me because I thought I'd grow into them.

  • What do you love and hate in fashion?

I love how fashion is a form of self-expression and I hate when people just adopt looks from magazines.

Irish Independent