Sunday 18 March 2018

The Way We Wear: The style message from the street

Maria Sanchez
Maria Sanchez

Maria makes faux fur look both cute and glam with this hooded coat, complete with bobble tassels. Leopard print is easy to overdo but she plays it down nicely with quiet black accessories and pulled back hair.

She is Maria Sanchez, 24, student (electrical engineering), Asturias, Spain.

she wears Coat, €110, Topshop. Bag, €6 and gloves, €20, both from Blanco in Spain. Scarf, €25, Benetton. Denim shorts (worn underneath), €35, Zara. Knee-high socks (worn over tights), €8, River Island. Boots, €30, New Look.

what is your...

  • Favourite shop?

Blanco, Topshop and Zara.

  • Bargain buy?

A cream parka by Purificación Garcia reduced from €400 to €89 from El Corte Inglés. It's double layered, so great for any time of the year.

  • Biggest splurge?

This coat.

  • Best and worst dressed style icons?

The best are Nicole Richie and Jennifer Aniston and the worst is Lady Gaga.

  • Favourite label or designer?

Bimba & Lola.

  • Monthly spend on clothes?

€100 or maybe a little more.

  • Last fashion buy?

Underwear in La Senza.

  • Biggest fashion mistake?

Flared trousers.

  • What do you love and hate in fashion?

I love peep-toe heels and I hate too many colours in one outfit.

Irish Independent

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