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Fashion Spy: 'Fearne Cotton puts a real funky twist on fashion. I absolutely love her style.'

By Rachel Dean

Published 01/12/2016

Eimear McCullough (20), hairdresser, Dromara
Eimear McCullough (20), hairdresser, Dromara
Samantha McCabe (29), teacher, Tandragee
Cara McAleenan (20), bartender, Dromara
Lisa Hasson (44), stay-at-home mum, Lisbane
Annika Latimer (21), cake business owner, Fermanagh
Eiteain Monaghan (39), solicitor, Donegal
Angela Burke (37), childminder, Magherafelt
Jill Semple (19), student, Londonderry

Rachel Dean checks out the style in Victoria Square, Belfast.

Eimear McCullough (20), hairdresser, Dromara

Wore what? Top, £25, jeans, £40, both Topshop; jacket, £15, bag, £15, both Sainsbury; shoes, £15, Primark.

Why? I’d have to describe my look as quirky and bright. I like having fun with my outfits by keeping them fresh and different.

Who? I love Khloe Kardashian’s style — I follow her on Instagram and I am forever copying her looks.

Monthly spend: £100

Samantha McCabe (29), teacher, Tandragee

Wore what? Shirt, £8, F&F; coat, £85, Next; jeans, £42, River Island; boots, £25, bag, £10, both Primark.

Why? My style could be described as smart casual but still very individualistic and quirky. I like detailed or statement pieces.

Who? I really admire how glamorous Rochelle Humes is. Her look is stunning but still achievable — it’s never overstated.

Monthly spend: £150 plus

Cara McAleenan (20), bartender, Dromara

Wore what? Top, £10, coat, £28, jeans, £15, hat, £8, shoes, £15, all Primark; bag, £35, David Jones.

Why? My look is feminine and very comfy. I prefer neutral colours over anything too bright. I don’t think you need to spend a lot of money on clothes to look good.

Who? Kylie Jenner’s quirky looks are great.

Monthly spend: £100

Lisa Hasson (44), stay-at-home mum, Lisbane

Wore what? Dress, £200, bag, £200, both Ralph Lauren; jacket, £500, All Saints; boots, £150, Kurt Geiger.

Why? I would describe my style as eclectic. I like a nice mixture of designer and high street fashion. I love vintage style prints.

Who? Carey Mulligan’s look is understated and effortlessly cool. Her style is always very slick and refined.

Monthly spend: £400

Annika Latimer (21), cake business owner, Fermanagh

Wore what? Top, £10, boots, £10, both Primark; collar, homemade; coat, £150, boutique in Portadown; skirt, £20, Topshop; bag, £800, Louis Vuitton.

Why? I would say my style is unique to my fashion taste and interests. I wear a lot of pretty colours and girly prints.

Who? Victoria Beckham is so sophisticated and stylish.

Monthly spend: £100-200

Eiteain Monaghan (39), solicitor, Donegal

Wore what? Top, £140, jacket, £260, jeans, £95, all Karen Millen; boots, £65, Dune; bag, £200, DKNY

Why? I keep my look very classic and toned down. I don’t like anything over-the-top.

Who? I would definitely choose Amy Huberman as my style icon — she adds her own quirkiness to classy looks.

Monthly spend: £300-400

Angela Burke (37), childminder, Magherafelt

Wore what? Top, £12, River Island; coat, £20, bag, £6, both Hospice charity shop; jeans, £45, Topshop; scarf, gift; boots, £120, Dune.

Why? My style is comfortable and very colourful. I favour winter over other seasons — I love big scarves and stylish coats.

Who? Fearne Cotton puts a real funky twist on fashion. I absolutely love her style.

Monthly spend: £100

Jill Semple (19), student, Londonderry

Wore what? Top, £6, coat, £25, both Primark; skirt, £30, Topshop; boots, £25, Matalan; bag, £120, Guess.

Why? I would say my style is very girly. I prefer neutral, toned-down colours, especially in the winter.

Who? I think Lucy Watson’s look is great because it’s minimal but so fashionable. She never gets it wrong.

Monthly spend: £50-100

 

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