Wednesday 22 November 2017

The way we wear - The style message from the street

Maria nails the block-colour trend with her vintage coat while her butter-soft satchel lends a luxe edge.

Maria nails the block-colour trend with her vintage coat while her butter-soft satchel lends a luxe edge.
Maria nails the block-colour trend with her vintage coat while her butter-soft satchel lends a luxe edge.

She is Maria Boardman (23), pharmacist/model, from Milltownpass, Westmeath

she wears Coat, €8, Dublin flea market. Top, €40, Topshop. Jeans by Cheap Monday, €50, Urban Outfitters. Bag by Ally Capellino, €435, and wooden, stag-head brooch, €10, both from Dolls. Boots, €110, Central Shoe Store in Mullingar.

WHAT IS YOUR...



  • Favourite shop?


Dolls boutique in Dublin 8 and Cos.



  • Best bargain buy?


A hooded, tan shearling coat for €15 from Ritzy Rags. It was long but I took it up.



  • Biggest splurge?


This bag.



  • Best and worst dressed style icons?


The best are Carine Roitfeld, Audrey Tatou and Clémence Poésy and the worst is Jodie Marsh.



  • Favourite label or designer?


Isabel Marant, Cos and Cheap Monday.



  • Monthly spend on clothes?


About €100.



  • Last fashion buy?


This bag.



  • Biggest fashion mistake?


My Tommy Hilfiger phase.



  • What do you love and hate in fashion?


I love black and minimalism and I hate pastel florals.

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