Fashion Spy: 'Natalie Portman’s style is gorgeous'
This week Rachel Dean checks out all the latest looks and styles around and about Victoria Square.
Jessica Troche (25), concierge, Florida
Wore what? Dress, £39, Abercrombie and Fitch; shoes, £32, Target; bag, gift, Urban Expressions.
Why? I would say my style is classy and clean-cut. I prefer a more modest look rather than anything too showy.
Who? I think Natalie Portman’s style is gorgeous — it’s great to see a modern celebrity with such a classy way of dressing.
Monthly spend: £360
Gemma Doonan (30), banker, Fermanagh
Wore what? Dress, £80, Warehouse; shoes, £60, Dune; bag, £360, Mimco.
Why? My look is feminine and pretty and I wear a lot of dresses from Warehouse and Ted Baker. I prefer wearing nice dresses and skirts over trousers.
Who? I love stylish and classic icons such as Olivia Palermo or Kate Middleton. I think their looks are stunning but achievable.
Monthly spend: £100 plus
Wanita Wilkinson (22) bank official, Thailand
Wore what? Shirt, £5, store in Thailand; shorts, £25, shoes, £10, both Topshop; bag, £160, Michael Kors.
Why? My style is definitely quite edgy. I always check what is on-trend and base my outfits on that. Khaki is my favourite colour.
Who? American Disney actress/singer Zendaya is a great style icon because she isn’t afraid of standing out. Her style is unique and bold and it really suits her personality.
Monthlly spend: £180
Orlagh Casey (20), student, Banbridge
Wore what? Top, £25.99, Zara; jeans, £16, F&F; shoes, £30, Aldo; bag, £30, Mango.
Why? I would have to describe my style as bright and bold. I aim for a smart/casual look with contrasting colours.
Who? I think American actress Jaime King’s fashion sense is perfect because it’s bright and fun. Her style is a mixture between modern and vintage — it’s stunning.
Monthly spend: £100
Rebecca Maguire (24), pharmacist, Belfast
Wore what? Top, £20, River Island; skirt, £12, Primark; shoes, £40, Office; bag, £2,500, Chanel.
Why? A lot of my outfits are bought from high street stores so I would say my look is very fresh. My style is quite smart, too, because I have to dress professionally for my job. I love a mixture of dresses and skirts with designer accessories.
Who? Keira Knightley is definitely my style icon. Her look is simple but effective. I like that her style is quite preppy, too.
Monthly spend: £200-£300
Beth Irwin (19), student, Portadown
Wore what? Dress, £18, Matalan; shoes, £45, Aldo.
Why? Flowery patterns feature a lot in my wardrobe and I would describe my look as very girly. I wear dresses a lot, especially in the good weather and put effort into my outfits.
Who? US reality TV star Jamie Chung (from The Real World) is a great example of feminine style. She incorporates a lot of modern prints into her sense of style which always looks good.
Monthly spend: £100
Rachael O’Neill (21), student, Strabane
Wore what? Dress, £40, Miss Selfridge; shoes, £39, New Look; bag, £140, Guess.
Why? I make the effort to have a very modern look and wear a lot of colourful, feminine pieces.
Who? Kylie Jenner has a confident
fashion sense. Her style is current and she makes everything work so well with her shape.
Monthly spend: £300-400
Cara McCrory (19), student, Lurgan
Wore what? Top, £32, River Island; jacket, £42, jeans, £40, both Topshop; shoes, £14, Primark.
Why? My look could be described as modest and classy. And current trends definitely influence what I buy.
Who? I usually just do my own thing, though I shop at a lot of high street stores and I thought Kate Moss looked amazing in her photoshoot for Topshop.
Monthly spend £300