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Belfast Fashion Spy: 'Selena Gomez and Made in Chelsea girls look great'

Published 01/10/2015

Becky Warke
Becky Warke
Enya McNally
Sarah McCallion
Terri McStraw
Shannon Dunlop
Joanne Smyth
Pauline Boyle

Our reporter Laura Abernethy checks out the style at Victoria Square, Belfast and finds plenty of trendy people out and about.

Becky Warke (20), student, Coleraine

Wore what? Boots, £100, Dr Martens; skirt, £30, top, £20, jacket, £70, all Topshop; bag, £1,500, Mulberry.

Why? My style is quite casual. I like to wear quite girly things with Dr Martens and a leather jacket to make it a bit more edgy. I wear a lot of monochrome and I wouldn't wear anything pastel or neon.

Who? I think Zooey Deschanel is very eclectic and I like the dresses she wears. I'm not a fan of Rita Ora - I just don't really get her style.

  • Monthly spend £200

Enya McNally (22), student, Monaghan

Wore what? Shoes, £10, Primark; trousers, £7, Urban Outfitters

Why? I don't wear heels a lot because I like to be comfortable. I love wearing vintage clothes, so you will find me looking around charity shops because I don't like too pay too much, either. I don't wear red or orange because I have red hair, I prefer neutral colours.

Who? I like Alexa Chung's style. I used to have really long hair but I cut mine like hers to look a bit more sophisticated.

  • Monthly spend £100-150

Sarah McCallion (19), student, Randalstown

Wore what? Shoes, £60, skirt, £30, jumper, £36, hat, £22, bag, £30, all Topshop.

Why? I like to look sophisticated but I also try to keep it young. I really like black and grey but I'm trying to wear more purples now for some colour. I tend to wear plainer things and I don't like things with too much glitter.

Who? I follow Selena Gomez on Instagram and she seems to always look good. I also like the style on Made in Chelsea.

  • Monthly spend £100-200

Terri McStraw (23), textile designer, Banbridge

Wore what? Shoes, £22, T K Maxx; trousers, £9, Primark; jacket, £10, Mango; top, £10, Next; bag, £60, Spanish market.

Why? I like neutral colours. I'd never wear bright pink and I don't like to wear jeans. I like to look smart and always have a nice handbag.

Who? I get style ideas from fashion bloggers but I also like Sienna Miller because she's a little bit different.

  • Monthly spend £80

Shannon Dunlop (22), social worker, Newtownards

Wore what? Boots, £20, New Look; dress, £35, Topshop; cardigan, £25, scarf, £10, both River Island; bag, £100, Ted Baker.

Why? My style depends on the day. I love khaki green, especially coming into winter. I like to wear plain clothes with a little bit of pattern on a scarf or something.

Who? I like Victoria Beckham's style. She looks great and classy.

  • Monthly spend £100

Joanne Smyth (43), self-employed, Crossgar

Wore what? Shoes, £100, Kurt Geiger; jeans, £30, Zara; scarf, £18, Asos; top, £50, Diamond Dolls; bag, £20, from Naples.

Why? I dress quite casual but with a glam edge. I'm into neutral colours and I tend to stay away from bright colours.

Who? I really like Ashley Roberts from the Pussycat Dolls. She's very funky, edgy and very cool.

  • Monthly spend £150

Pauline Boyle (56), retired, Moira

Wore what? Dress, £14, Marks & Spencer; shoes, £20, Clarks; bag, £100, House of Fraser.

Why? I like a shift dress. I used to always wear black but I've been trying to wear brighter colours. This outfit is actually quite bright for me.

Who? Some of the news presenters on TV look great. I always admire what Mary Nightingale wears.

  • Monthly spend £50-60

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