Street Trend: Ailish McEvoy




This week we meet Ailish McEvoy and Jazmine Byas.

Name: Ailish McEvoy

Age: 46

Occupation: Works at Brown Thomas

Favourite shops: Well, Brown Thomas, of course. Diane Von Furstenberg is my personal favourite, but I love Karen Millen as well. And I live in Nine West shoes.

What are you wearing? Shoes, Nine West, €120; dress, Karen Millen, around €220; cardigan, Wallis, present; scarf, a Polish market, €15

Most expensive item ever bought? I guess about €500 on a black Ralph Lauren dress, for a wedding

Best bargain? I love the BT sales and I got a Michael Kors dress once for €49, down from about €450

Best dressed celebrity? Victoria Beckham — if I could afford her, I’d definitely buy her clothes

Worst dressed celebrity? Miley Cyrus and the Kardashians are, well, a bit tasteless

How much would you spend on clothes per month? About €300

Fashion faux-pas? Leggings, definitely. Or tights as leggings, which is weird Name: Jazmine Byas

Age: 24

Occupation: Classical musician

Favourite shops: I really like to shop online, so I use American Apparel a lot, and Uniqlo

What are you wearing? Shoes, Converse, I’ve had them since I was 12, can’t remember; trousers, Uniqlo, can’t remember; teddy, Macys, $18; sweater, Nasty Gal, on sale for $20; coat, a Korean wholesale website that doesn’t exist anymore, about $20

Most expensive item ever bought? A silk dress for $100, but I don’t really like spending money on clothes

Best bargain? Probably that dress, it’s a really good dress

Best dressed celebrity? I don’t think I can say

Worst dressed celebrity? I don’t think about celebrities that much

How much would you spend on clothes per month? About €50

Fashion faux-pas? When people wear big sweaters with tights, but the sweater is too short, and the tights are too see-through


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