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Fashion Spy: We hit the city's streets for a good snoop

Published 20/10/2016

Jessica McClune
Jessica McClune
Sana Malick
Natalie Collins
Emma McCloskey
Johanna Cunningham
Charlotte Kirsch
Amy Wylye
Danielle Crockford

Our reporter Rachel Dean checks out the style in the Victoria Centre, Belfast and finds plenty of trendy people out and about.

Jessica McClune (21), student, Portadown

Wore what? Top, £6, Primark; coat, £49.99, Zara; skirt, £29, Topshop; boots, £90, Dune; bag, £159, Fossil.

Why? I definitely prefer a smart casual look. I love it that all the autumnal colours are in trend again.

Who? TV star Whitney Port’s look is bright and fun. Her designs always look amazing too, she’s really great with fashion.

Monthly spend: £200 plus

Sana Malick (31), marketing manager, Edinburgh

Wore what? Top, £25, Oasis; cardigan, £30, H&M; jeans, £30, Zara; shoes, £45, Office; scarf, £14, Lochcarron of Scotland; bag, £40, TK Maxx.

Why? I like my style to look feminine and vibrant. I’m quite a casual person.

Who? I really love style from the likes of Holly Willoughby and Tess Daly. Their looks are straight off the high street and achievable.

Monthly spend: £75-150

Natalie Collins (25), legal assistant, Portrush

Wore what? Top, £22, ASOS; jacket, £45, Miss Selfridge; jeans, £40, boots, £60, both Topshop; scarf, £10, New Look; bag, £250, Michael Kors.

Why? I love autumn fashion season — lots of jumpers, scarfs and boots.

Who? Ariana Grande’s style is great because it’s girly but still so unique.

Monthly spend: £100-200

Emma McCloskey (21), project reviewer, Magherafelt

Wore what? Shirt, £7, Zara; coat, £23, scarf, £7, both Primark; jeans, £18, Hollister; boots, £15, Ego; bag, £700 plus, Mulberry.

Why? I would describe my style as smart casual — I put effort into my look.

Who? Fearne Cotton’s style is my favourite because her outfits are bright but still look really smart.

Monthly spend: £200

Johanna Cunningham (23), trainee solicitor, Saintfield

Wore what? Top, £25, Mango; jacket, £40, trousers, £20, both H&M; scarf, £20, Topshop; shoes, £25, New Look; bag, £220, Ralph Lauren.

Why? My style is simple but classy, and really fitting during the autumn season.

Who? Kate Middleton is a perfect style icon for the sophisticated, classic look. She is simply stunning.

Monthly spend: £150

Charlotte Kirsch (23), sales executive, Cornwall

Wore what? Top, £15, bag, £50, both Topshop; jacket, £40, Zara; jeans, £40, Mango; scarf, £10, store in Mexico; boots, £98, House of Fraser.

Why? In two words I would describe my style as bright and comfy. I love big winter coats.

Who? I really admire Olivia Palermo’s look because it’s really well styled. She always looks so classy.

Monthly spend: £300

Amy Wylye (19), student, Dromore

Wore what? Jumper, £12, Peacocks; jeans, £14, boots, £39, choker, £3, all New Look; bag, gift, Guess.

Why? My style is very casual and toned down. I think a simple look suits me much better than anything too bright and showy.

Who? Chloe Grace Moretz has a really sophisticated style, especially for her age. She still manages to keep her look fresh and young, though.

Monthly spend: £50-100

Danielle Crockford (28), health and safety manager, Newtownabbey

Wore what? Top, £8, H&M; coat, £18, scarf, £2, both Primark; jeans, £35, Exhibit; boots, £25, bag, £25, both New Look.

Why? I follow trends that suit me, so I would say my look is quite stylish and modern. I like to look my best.

Who? I don’t follow a particular celebrity’s style but I follow the label My Sister’s Closet on Instagram — their stuff is gorgeous and affordable.

Monthly spend: £100-150

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