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Published 21/01/2016

Sarah Hurricane (36), HR officer, Newcastle
Sarah Hurricane (36), HR officer, Newcastle
Louise McLaren (20), student, Dundonald
Mary Elliot (31), business owner, Downpatrick
Kathryn Prendergast (30), insurance advisor, Downpatrick
Mary-Kate O'Neill (21), student, Belfast
Laurie-Anne Bartsch (21), student, Belfast
Victoria Morrow 22, student, Dungannon

Our intrepid reporter, Cate McCurry checks out all the latest styles and trends on display among the dedicated followers of fashion at Victoria Square.

Sarah Hurricane, 36, HR officer, Newcastle

Monthly spend £200

Wore what? Trousers, £14, Zara; shirt, £8, Primark; jacket, £200 Karen Millen; handbag, £300, Michael Kors; shoes, £9, ASOS.

Why? I like to buy classic pieces, things that don’t date. I tend not to go with trends but things that will stay with you for years and you can vamp them up when you need to. I like to mix high-street with statement pieces.

Who? I like classic style and Victoria Beckham always dresses so well. I think she looks great.

Louise McLaren, 20, student, Dundonald

Monthly spend £150

Wore what? Coat, £60, New Look; top and leggings, both £10 from Primark; bag,£50, present from dad; boots, £40, DV8; scarf, £15, Exhibit.

Why? My style is very girly and I dress for whatever mood I’m in.

Who? I like Selena Gomez as I think she is very natural and effortless.

Mary Elliott, 31, business owner, Downpatrick

Monthly spend £150

Wore what? Coat, £25, George at Asda; bag, Christmas present, Zara; boots, £25, Forever 21; playsuit, £2, Primark; scarf, £6, George at Asda.

Why? I’m more inspired by the bohemian vibe, I love the Seventies and Eighties era.

Who? I love Jessica Alba, I always check her Instagram as I think she always looks effortless and makes anything look stylish.

Kathryn Prendergast, 30, insurance advisor, Downpatrick

Monthly spend £150- £200

Wore what? Jacket, £40, River Island; top, £10, New Look; skirt, £35, Topshop; boots, £13, New Look; bag, £25, River Island.

Why? I probably follow the trends and usually stick to the fashionable clothes.

Who? I like Rochelle Humes as I like how she can pull off different styles. I don’t really like Miley Cyrus outfits.

Mary-Kate O’Neill, 21, student, Belfast.

Monthly spend: over £200

Wore what? Coat, £45, Topshop; top, £7, River Island; jeans, £40, Topshop; boots, £60, Topshop; bag, £20, House of Fraser.

Why: I like clothes that are quite different and unique — patterns that are loud.

Who? I like Cara Delevingne as I like that she has some edge but I don’t like Rihanna as she is too risky.

Laurie-Anne Bartsch, 21, student, Belfast

Monthly spend: £200

Wore what? Coat, £89; jumper, £40; jeans, £40; boots, £45; all Topshop; bag, £20, New Look.

Why? I describe my style as quite vintage and I love wearing items from Liberty Blue; and love knitted jumpers and creams and golds and red.

Who? I wouldn’t like Rihanna who are loud, I prefer something more low-key like Adele.

Victoria Morrow, 22, student, Dungannon

Monthly spend £50-£100

Wore what: Jeans, £40, Topshop; boots, £150, Panama Jack; coat, £70, Tommy Hilfiger; shirt, £30, Jack Wills; hat, £4, Primark; bag, £60, Long Champs.

Why? My style is very Topshop and I like wearing jeans with tops and jackets, it’s stays with current trends and I wouldn’t stray too far from trends.

Who? I really like Gigi Hadid and Karlie Kloss as I love their clothes and style.

Sarah Hurricane, 36, HR officer, Newcastle

Monthly spend £200

Wore what? Trousers, £14, Zara; shirt, £8, Primark; jacket, £200 Karen Millen; handbag, £300, Michael Kors; shoes, £9, ASOS.

Why? I like to buy classic pieces, things that don’t date. I tend not to go with trends but things that will stay with you for years and you can vamp them up when you need to. I like to mix high-street with statement pieces.

Who? I like classic style and Victoria Beckham always dresses so well. I think she looks great.

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