Street trend: Elaine Bury

Age: 26 

Street trend: Elaine Bury

What are you wearing?

A River Island hat (€33) and crop top (€24), a H&M skirt (€39.99), Penneys necklace (€5), clutch (€12) and shoes (€12).

Describe your style in three words?

Ladylike, modern, cute.

How long does it take you to get dressed in the morning?

About 15 minutes. If I haven’t decided the night before, I’m constantly swapping my top or changing a necklace until I’m happy.

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

Function. I need to feel comfortable in what I’m wearing. If you are constantly tugging a hem down or neckline up, it doesn’t matter how fashion forward your clothes are – you will look uncomfortable.

Who or what is Ireland’s greatest undiscovered gem?

Vanilla Boutique in Fermoy, Co Cork. It has the most fabulous range of midi skirts I’ve seen anywhere in Ireland and has a wide variety of style to suit any age group.

What’s your biggest source of style inspiration?

The women around me in the fashion industry. There are so many amazing milliners around who use colour incredibly well. I look to Irish designers, such as Tina Griffin or Aideen Bodkin who create wonderful silhouettes.

Where do you like to shop?

I shop mainly in Zara, H&M, Pennys, ASOS and the Savida range in Dunnes Stores. When I feel like splurging, I would head to the Picket Fence Boutique or Diamond & Pearl but it’s rare!

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