Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 21 August 2014

Belfast Fashion Spy: Fearne Cotton is quirky but Tulisa's just tacky

Kerry McKittrick checks out the style in Belfast city centre

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Fashion spy Charlotte Murphy
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Charlotte Murphy (24), Retail assistant, Downpatrick
Charlotte Murphy (24), Retail assistant, Downpatrick
Sarah Deeds (33), Medical receptionist, Belfast
Sarah Deeds (33), Medical receptionist, Belfast

Charlotte Murphy (24), Retail assistant, Downpatrick

Wore what? Jacket, £45, dress, £38, both from Warehouse; hoodie, £5, Primark; bag, £20, Topshop; sandals, £18, ebay.

Why? My style is very colourful and vibrant and I try to be quirky and different. I would never wear dungarees — they give you massive hips.

Who? I love Fearne Cotton, as she has a nice quirky style, but Tulisa just looks tacky.

Monthly spend £100-200

Gemma Doran (21), Intern, Lurgan

Wore what? Jacket, £30, Forever 21; top, £8, H&M; jeans, £35, River Island; shoes, £35, Dorothy Perkins.

Why? Today I’m quite summery, as I like bright colours and I’m a fan of pink. I don’t like anything frumpy, though, or clothes that don’t suit.

Who? Nicole Scherzinger is classy, but Cheryl Cole has gone off the radar a bit — her style isn’t what it used to be.

Monthly spend £200

Ciara McAree (29), Nurse, London

Wore what? Dress, £25,and jacket, £35, both from Dunnes Stores; bag, present; shoes, £18, New Look.

Why? I’m very co-ordinated and quite casual and I do wear a lot of dresses. I think tracksuits should only really be worn outside of the gym.

Who? I love Holly Willoughby’s voluptuous style. I’m not big on Cara Delevingne, though, I don’t get her look at all.

Monthly spend £80

Lucy Williams (24), Teacher, London

Wore what? Dress, £25, Fashion Union; jacket, £85, Miss Selfridge; bag, £20, New Look; pumps, £10, Oasis.

Why? I go for floral patterns and dresses, and I also like to accessorize. I don’t like overly bright colours like neons, though.

Who? Rita Ora has a nice, modern style but I think all of the Kardashians are a bit too bland.

Monthly spend £70

Sarah Deeds (33), Medical receptionist, Belfast

Wore what? Dress, £25, bag, £20 both from River Island; jacket, £30 New Look; boots, £25, Dorothy Perkins.

Why? My style is feminine and I wear a lot of |dresses and tights. I would try anything but I can’t wear all-in-one jumpsuits as I’m too short for them.

Who? I like former Miss Northern Ireland Tiffany Brien’s clothes and follow her on Facebook. |However, Miley Cyrus is really going off the rails.

Monthly spend £50

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