The way we wear: The style message from the street
Suzanne's style is about architecture and structure with her bell skirt and statement heels. The short-sleeved coat is perfect for spring and would work well with long leather gloves too.
SHE IS Suzanne Whelan (30), sales adviser, from Rathfarnham, Dublin
SHE WEARS Coat by Marni, €900, Brown Thomas. Dress by Giambattista Valli, reduced to €400, London. Bag by Kenneth Cole, €200, House of Fraser. Ribbon worn on neck, A. Rubanesque. Shoes by YSL, €600, Harvey Nichols.
what is your...
- Favourite shop?
Harvey Nichols, Brown Thomas and Design Centre.
- Bargain buy?
A black linen shift dress by Cos, similar in shape to this one, for €80 in BT2.
- Biggest splurge?
- Best and worst dressed style icons?
The best is Daphne Guinness and the worst is Jordan.
- Favourite label or designer?
Dolce & Gabbana.
- Monthly spend on clothes?
Recently, only about €80 to €100.
- Last fashion buy?
The Cos dress.
- Biggest fashion mistake?
Oversized florals, I'm too small for them.
- What do you love and hate in fashion?
I love getting inspiration from the top designers, I read Vogue and Grazia and I hate people not buying clothes to suit their shape and also the '80s revamp.