Street trend: Aisling Kirwan

Age: 32
Occupation: Store owner — Paper Dolls, Drawbridge Street, Cork.

From: Cork

What are you wearing?

Today I’m wearing a Summum leather jacket (€385), Summum trousers (€115), IKKS blouse (€170), Codello scarf (€90) and Emma Go shoes (€180) - all from Paper Dolls.

Describe your style in three words?

Classic, stylish, comfortable.

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

30 minutes.

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

Fashion definitely, but always looking out for something different in my clothes, be it a detail, cut or fabric.

What’s your biggest source of style inspiration?

I love European style.

What do you think of Irish street style?

I think it’s great; it gives people ideas of how to put clothes together.

Where do you like to shop?

I like to shop in Copenhagen when I am there on buying trips. I also shop at Paper Dolls.

Who or what is Ireland’s greatest undiscovered gem?

Paper Dolls!

Why does your style/outfit work?

I like to wear a lot of black; it’s my uniform but I introduce colour in my accessories which ties the whole look together.


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