Style of the City searched Cardiff’s city centre for more on-trend autumnal looks! Check out who we found and what they have to say about their look and fast fashion!

 

Lubna, 26, Cardiff

Do you have any inspirations or fashion icons?

I’d say Alexa Chung, Zoë Kravitz and Emily Ratajkowski!

Do you shop online or high street?

Both equally – but I prefer online because it has exclusive stuff and more offers but I do like to shop in-store if I want to see how something looks like on!

What are you wearing today?

My jumper and belt are from Topshop, trousers are Nasty Gal, headband is from Urban Outfitters and Reebok trainers!

What do you look for when shopping?- price, style or quality?

A bit of everything really, price but also style as I like muted and basic but I like to add in colours!

How do you dispose of your old clothing? Why?

Charity as it’s easy to get rid of, I do try to sell on depop but it’s long and can take a while to sell!

Do you consider yourself a contributor to fast fashion? If so why?

Yes, I do shop on fast fashion websites like Pretty Little Thing and Missguided. But I am trying to just buy occasionally and go more for timeless classics!

 

Sarah, 20, Bath

Do you have any inspirations or fashion icons?

I love Rachel Green’s style in Friends!

Do you shop online or high street?

Both, more online as it’s a lot more convenient!

What are you wearing today?

My suit is Primark, Top is H&M and then Vans.

What do you look for when shopping?- price, style or quality?

Style mainly, I like to keep on-trend.

How do you dispose of your old clothing? Why?

I give them to charity as my mum works in a charity shop so it’s easy!

Do you consider yourself a contributor to fast fashion? If so why?

Yes – not because I want to, but I’m on a student budget and it’s cheaper!

 

Beca, 19, Carmarthen

Do you have any inspirations or fashion icons?

Emily Shak off Instagram – love her style!

Do you shop online or high street?

Online because there’s a lot more choice!

What are you wearing today?

My skirt is from Nasty Gal, top is Bershka and Nike shoes!

What do you look for when shopping?- price, style or quality?

Style mainly – I like to make an effort and look nice.

How do you dispose of your old clothing? Why?

Charity shop – so others will re-wear them and it’s really quick!

Do you consider yourself a contributor to fast fashion? If so why?

Yeah sometimes because I do buy from fast fashion websites!

 

Niamh, 19, Cardiff

Do you have any inspirations or fashion icons?

Ugly World Wide on Instagram!

Do you shop online or high street?

I shop in charity stores but mainly on eBay!

What are you wearing today?

My fleece is DKNY, jeans are Levi’s and Sketchers!

What do you look for when shopping?- price, style or quality?

Style, I’ll happily spend the money on something I really love!

How do you dispose of your old clothing? Why?

I sell them on Depop as it’s sustainable.

Do you consider yourself a contributor to fast fashion? If so why?

No, I buy almost everything second hand!

 

Kate, 20, Porthcawl

Do you have any inspirations or fashion icons?

Mainly Instagram, no one in particular though!

Do you shop online or high street?

I prefer in-store so I can try things on!

What are you wearing today?

My fleece is from Depop, Topshop flares Asos bag and Nike shoes!

What do you look for when shopping?- price, style or quality?

Mainly quality and price because I want things to last a long time.

How do you dispose of your old clothing? Why?

I sell it on Depop!

Do you consider yourself a contributor to fast fashion? If so why?

Yeah probably, it’s just a lot cheaper.

 

Amy, 22, Cardiff

Do you have any inspirations or fashion icons?

I love Alali May!

Do you shop online or high street?

Online! I get too overwhelmed in the store!

What are you wearing today?

My trousers are from Cream, my shirt is vintage from Depop and Nike shoes!

What do you look for when shopping?- price, style or quality?

If I like it I get it, I don’t think too much about it.

How do you dispose of your old clothing? Why?

Either a charity shop or compost it.

Do you consider yourself a contributor to fast fashion? If so why?

No, because I’ve recently been trying not to go into high street shops and look in vintage shops or online!

 

Connor, 24, Cardiff

Do you have any inspirations or fashion icons?

I’m really inspired by 80s fashion – bright, outlandish and baggy clothes!

Do you shop online or high street?

Both really, online has a lot more variety but in-store is good because there’s no hassle with returns!

What are you wearing today?

My dungarees are from the vintage shop Sobey’s, top is Primark and shoes are just Vans!

What do you look for when shopping?- price, style or quality?

Price obviously comes into it but I don’t mind splashing out if it’s good quality and I love the style and really want it!

How do you dispose of your old clothing? Why?

I normally keep my things until they’re unwearable but if I do get rid I donate it!

Do you consider yourself a contributor to fast fashion? If so why?

It’s a hard question! Contributing would be the wrong word, I keep an eye on it and more or less dabble in it but I don’t walk around and see someone wearing something and think I want it! I buy what I like!

 

Laura, 19, Bath

Do you have any inspirations or fashion icons?

Instagram, Pinterest and Taylor Swift!!

Do you shop online or high street? 

In-store, I like to try on the products

What are you wearing today?

Flares are Topshop, Primark coat, top is from a shop in Spain and my shoes are Nike.

What do you look for when shopping?- price, style or quality? 

Style and price because I am on a student budget and I love a bargain!

How do you dispose of your old clothing? Why?

Either charity or sell it on Depop but it can be hard to sell!

Do you consider yourself a contributor to fast fashion? If so why?

Yes, because I do shop on the high street and like the latest trends!

If you would like to be included in the next ‘Street Style’, send us your pictures and a bit about your style to info@marcarmedia.com, or we’ll see you around Cardiff city centre!

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