Age: 23


Street Trend: Valerie O'Shea

Age: 23

Street Trend: Valerie O'Shea

What are you wearing? I’m wearing an H&M blouse (€30), Penneys necklace (€5) and tights (€4), H By Henry Holland coat (€110) and Call it Spring boots (€77) from Debenhams (€110) and a Valecia skirt (€110).

Describe your style in three words? Feminine, comfortable, classic.

How long does it take you to get dressed in the morning? Anything from 15 minutes for work to one hour at weekends.

Fashion or function — which word best describes your attitude to clothes and why?

50/50: For work I need to feel comfortable moving around, so function is my main priority. At weekends fashion is my main focus.

What’s your biggest source of style inspiration? I love Pinterest. I could spend hours flicking through all the different pins on fashion and styling ideas.

Where do you like to shop? I love to go to TK Maxx if I have loads of time to browse; I have found some real treasures there in the past. I also love Amity on French Church St, Cork.

Who or what is Ireland’s greatest undiscovered gem? Aisling Deasy — a model with Cork’s Lockdown Models. I have had the pleasure of having her model some of my designs at this year’s Cork Fashion Week and on Xposé. She is definitely destined for fame!

Why does your style/outfit work? My outfit is made up of a few different pieces that can be dressed up or down.

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