Monday 23 April 2018

The Way We Wear: The style message from the street

Jin Jin Oh
Jin Jin Oh

Jin Jin's layering is faultless; her combo of cape, khaki army jacket, pleats and suede thigh-highs is an imaginative mix of textures and shapes.

SHE IS Jin Jin Oh (30), visual merchandiser, from Korea, living in Dublin.

SHE WEARS Cape, €40; jacket, €20; skirt, €30; and boots, €30, all from Zara. Scarf, made by a friend. Purse by Marc Jacobs, present.

what is your...



  • Favourite shop?

Zara and American Apparel.



  • Best bargain buy?

An aviator-style shearling jacket reduced from €350 to €50 in Zara.



  • Biggest splurge?

A navy leather, cross-body bag by Balenciaga for €400, but it was also a bargain because it was reduced from €750.



  • Best and worst dressed style icons?

The best are Alexa Chung and Chloe Sevigny and the worst is Jordan.



  • Favourite label or designer?

Marc Jacobs.



  • Monthly spend on clothes?

Between €200 and €300.



  • Last fashion buy?

A short, black leather jacket with a zip-up front reduced to €25 in Zara.



  • Biggest fashion mistake?

Midi and maxi length skirts. I like them but they don't suit me.



  • What do you love and hate in fashion?

I love all the bright primary colours this season (although not on me) and I hate leggings with nothing worn over them.

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