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Published 11/02/2016

Kirsty Farrell (20), sales assistant, Newry
Kirsty Farrell (20), sales assistant, Newry
Fidelma McQuade (44), human resources officer, Ballyhegan
Salma Islam (18), student, England
Mandy Clare (31), events manager, London
Leanne McDowell (20), Miss Northern Ireland, Cookstown
Judy McAllister (26), marketing executive, Ballymena
Emma Burns (25), retail manager, Bangor

Our reporter Rachel Dean checks out all the different styles at Victoria Square in Belfast.

Kirsty Farrell (20)

Sales assistant, Newry

Wore what? Jumper, £20, River Island; skirt, £20, Zara; belt, £50, eBay; boots, £280, Rosie's Closet; jacket, £40, Pull and Bear; bag, gift, Chanel.

Why? I like dressing up and putting effort into my look. I love wearing black and autumnal colours.

Who? Kim Kardashian's style is always fresh and up-to-date. Also, her outfits are usually quite monochrome so her look is never over-the-top.

Monthly spend: £200


Fidelma McQuade (44)

Human resources officer, Ballyhegan

Wore what? Dress, £19.99, H&M; coat, £60, M&S; shoes, £100, Clarks; bag, £50, River Island.

Why? I would describe my style as cool and chic. I wear dresses a lot instead of dressing casually - I think it looks more sophisticated.

Who? Susanna Reid's look is fab. She wears a lot of dresses like I do and they are always very vibrant or floral.

Monthly spend: £200


Salma Islam (18)

Student, England

Wore what? Top, £5, jeans, £7, both Primark; coat, £12, New Look; boots, £15, Peacocks; bag, £30, TK Maxx.

Why? I would say my style is quite diverse and edgy. I follow the London street style on Pinterest which is where I get some of my ideas.

Who? I absolutely love American singer and model Zendaya's look. She's always dressed in something quirky and different - she looks amazing.

Monthly spend: £30


Mandy Clare (31)

Events manager, London

Wore what? Shirt, £30, jacket, £70, jeans, £40, boots, £60, all Topshop; scarf, £20, Mango; bag, gift, vintage store in London.

Why? My look is very relaxed with a slight edgy quality to it. I would also say it's fresh and up-to-date.

Who? I love Fearne Cotton's style - it's individualistic and quite music-led which is great.

Monthly spend: £150


Leanne McDowell (20)

Miss Northern Ireland, Cookstown

Wore what? Blouse, £32, skirt, £35, both River Island; jacket, £25, Exhibit; shoes, gift, bag, gift; both Kurt Geiger.

Why? I would say my style is very girly and elegant. I prefer being dressed up than being casual.

Who? I love basically any current or former Miss Worlds including this year's winner Miss Spain - I follow so many of them on Instagram. I get a lot of my outfit ideas from them.

Monthly spend: £400


Judy McAllister (26)

Marketing executive, Ballymena

Wore what? Top, £35, Topshop; coat, £75, boots, £79, both Zara; trousers, £100, Freddy Jeans; bag, £475, Coach.

Why? I think my look could be described as classic. I do check on the trends to make sure I am still on style.

Who? Chrissy Teigen's style is perfect. She is a classic, timeless dresser.

Monthly spend: £300


Emma Burns (25)

Retail manager, Bangor

Wore what? Jumper, £40, ASOS; scarf, £20, TK Maxx; coat, £80, Zara; trousers, £175, Ralph Lauren; boots, £40, M&S; bag, £800, Maryam Nassir Zadeh.

Why? My style could be described as classic and simple. I look at the trends sometimes, but usually just buy things that I look and feel good in.

Who? Olivia Palermo's style is effortless and polished. She always looks great.

Monthly spend: £200

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