Street trend: Maeve Keane

Age: 24
Occupation: In-house stylist/store manager at Amity Boutique ( www.myamity.ie )

From: Cork city

What are you wearing?

Today I’m wearing a maxi dress (€79) and fur collar (€42) from Amity Boutique, a vintage leather jacket (€100), fedora (£25) from Old Spitalfieds Market, London, Ray-Ban sunglasses (€148) from Brown Thomas and a Balenciaga bag (gift).

Describe your style in three words?

Bohemian, fun, changeable.

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

Twenty minutes to an hour, depending on how many pictures will be taken where I’m going!

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

Fashion, as there’s almost always something I’m wearing that I love the look of, but it’s totally dysfunctional and causing me annoyance. No pain, no gain, I guess.

What do you think of Irish street style?

I think Irish street style has come on in leaps and bounds. I would love to see some more individuality. Less “Kardashian Klones”, please!

What’s your biggest source of style inspiration?

History. For a laid-back daytime look, I always look to the 1970’s bohemian vibe but at night I love the lavishness of 1960’s glamour.

Where do you like to shop?

Obviously where I work but I also love Miss Daisy Blue and Mercury Goes Retrograde. When I need a hit of glamour, I go to Azure on Carey’s Lane for a classic piece of jewellery.

Why does your style/outfit work?

It’s comfortable and practical while still being in tune with the 1970s trend that’s so in right now.


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