Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Style File....

Roll up , Roll up and welcome to our very first style file! This will be the first of many articles that will be done on people who we find interesting and oh so stylish...
It takes a certain type of person to be considered stylish (ha, well in our book anyhow). Size, shape, budget.. whatever if you can pull together an outfit that shows your personality and creates a signature for you, then we will bow down (or photograph you for this blog hehe!).

So our first victim is our lovely friend Maebh.She is a photographer and has been rocking the vintage/ high street / charity shop look for as long as I've known her. When we asked her to describe her style in three words she chose.. "vintage" , "fun" and "eclectic".

She has the enviable talent of being able to find the most amazing pieces in charity shops that leave me green every time I ask her where she got them!
Another great thing about her is that she will always tweak a dress or a top with some customizing which makes it unique.

Maebh tells us that Textures really inspire her style. She likes to mix fabrics and prints as well as styles such as boyish and really girly. I think this shows in her first outfit here...


Blue and White striped shirt H&M,
Brown Belt H&M,
Baxter Jeans, Topshop,
Brown Brogues, Topshop,
Bag Oxfam (customised by Maebh)
Glasses, Vintage Market - Amsterdam,
Watch, Casio.

So Maebh.. how would you say that your clothes express your personality?

Usually my mood effects what I wear day to day. Also what I'm up to or if i have something special to go to.

What would be your favourite item of clothing?

My black American Apparel dress, because it's so versatile and goes with everything.

Outfit two is Maebh's night time choice...
This is a va va voom dress if ever I've seen one...and where did she get it? the WAWA (women's aid store) for a bleedin fiver.


Shoes , Forever 21,
Lace Laces, Market in Prague,
Tights, H&M,
Dress, WAWA store Aungier st,
Belt , Wild child,
Ring , Forever 21.

Where is your favourite place to shop in Dublin?

Derinitely Wild Child! Not only do they have amazing , and affordable stuff but it's somewhere that you can get inspiration from just by walking around.

How Important is fashion to your every day life?
It wakes me up, keeps me going...makes me smile!

Any style Icons?
Vivienne Westwood and Alexa Chung.

We asked Maebh to pick an outfit that really shows her personality for her final look ...let's see what she came up with!


This is a fun look which isn't afraid to clash!
Top , Pull and Bear,
Skirt, Pennys,
Tights, M&S,
Jacket, Zara,
Belt , Wild Child,
Bag, Urban Outfitters.

All pictures taken in Maebh's Apartment and Merrion Square.
Food Provided by the lady herself.
Stylish and can bake a mean raspberry and almond cookie?
Lucky boyfriend!

Thanks to Maebh for taking part in this little article. If anyone would like to have their style profiled, please contact glamrocks1986@gmail.com.
Check out her blog here!

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