Street Trend: Maria & Róisín

Name: Maria Fitzgerald

Age: 18

From: Birmingham but lives in Ireland

Occupation: Student

Favourite shops: The Funky Skunk and H&M. I like online shops as well, especially for the punk stuff. There’s a base in Birmingham called Kate Clothing that sells lots of alternative stuff online. It’s on

What are you wearing? Black t-shirt, Penneys, €3; skirt, H&M, €6; shirt, New Look, belongs to my sister; shoes, Prime Shoes, €100; bag, Moonshine, €10

Most expensive item ever bought? I think the shoes I’m wearing now.

Best bargain? Still the shoes I’m wearing now! They were reduced from €200

Best dressed celebrity? Brody Dalle, of punk band The Distillers

Worst dressed celebrity? Rihanna, Britney Spears, all of them

How much would you spend on fashion each month? Not much really, I don’t really buy many clothes

Fashion faux-pas? I don’t like really short shorts with belly-tops, with fake tans showing through

Name: Róisín Culligan

Age: 18

From: Whitegate, Aghada, Cork

Occupation: F&B waitress in Fota Island Resort

Favourite shops: Topshop, River Island, Jack Wills, Urban Outfitters, Zara

What are you wearing? Blue Crop top, Topshop, €10; lace maxi skirt, River Island, on sale for €25! Leather sandals, River Island, €25; Green shoulder bag, Accessorize, €30

Most expensive item ever bought? Jack Wills sherpa-lined parka

Best bargain? My Aviator Ray Bans, which I got with 40% off!

Best dressed celebrity? Blake Lively

Worst dressed celebrity? Lindsay Lohan

How much would you spend on fashion each month? €0-100 depends!

Fashion faux-pas? Hot pants which do not count as shorts, or full length jumpsuits!


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