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Belfast Fashion spy: Blake Lively is a classic beauty


Rachel Dean checks out the style at Belfast Fashion Week.

Chloe O’Hara (27), make-up artist, Ballinderry

Wore what? Shirt, £50, LilyRose Boutique (Moira); skirt, £10, New Look; shoes, £50, Dune; bag, gift, Chanel.

Why? I would say my style is quite casual but still trendy.

Who? I love Louise Thompson’s look — it’s feminine and on trend.

Monthly spend: £50-100

Hannah Colgan (19), student, Belfast

Wore what? Dress, £28.99, Zara; coat, £40, Stradivarius; shoes, £35, Missguided.

Why? I would definitely describe my style as girly. I prefer pastel colours because they suit my look much better.

Who? Kate Moss is so classy.

Monthly spend: £100 plus

Anita Hope (35), photographer, Banbridge

Wore what? Dress, £99, TK Maxx; shoes, £49, River Island.

Why? My style is very feminine. I wear dresses quite often. I love bright colours, especially for springtime.

Who? Diane Kruger seems to have fun with her style. I like how she dresses up casual looks.

Monthly spend: £100

Ashleigh Taylor (25), personal trainer, Ballymena

Wore what? Top, £30, Missguided; trousers, £50, Dolls Kill; shoes, £70, Office; belt, £320, bag, £1,400, both Gucci.

Why? I like my look to be edgy or funky compared to popular trends. I like mixing high street and designer fashion.

Who? I think Kate Moss has the perfect, edgy look.

Monthly spend: £200 plus

Rosie Colgan (21), student, Belfast

Wore what? Dress, £39.99, Zara; shoes, £35, Mango; bag, gift, Lily Belle.

Why? I try to keep a sophisticated look. I love floral prints all year round.

Who? I like Michelle Keegan’s look because it’s simple but stylish.

Monthly spend: £150

Maria MacFarlane (21), fashion blogger, Belfast

Wore what? Dress, £290, Rixo London; boots, £90, Zara; bag, £800, Gucci.

Why? I would have to describe my style as bold. I love mixing prints.

Who? Lifestyle blogger Megan Ellaby is definitely my style icon. I love her mix of luxury and high street looks.

Monthly spend: £200 plus

Claire McCoy (24), student midwife, Belfast

Wore what? Top, £40, Jack Wills; trousers, £29, jacket, £65, both Zara; shoes, £120, Ted Baker; bag, £600, Mulberry.

Why? I prefer to keep things simple by accessorising basics. 

Who? Blake Lively is a classic beauty. She looks stunning in everything.

Monthly spend: £40

Angela McKay (40), general manager, Newtownabbey

Wore what? Blouse, £20, coat, £70, both New Look; jeans, £40, Topshop; shoes, £35, Quiz; bag, gift.

Why? My style is usually sophisticated, though I do have the odd casual day. I love faux fur at the moment — it adds that little something more to a look.

Who? I think Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle have stunning, elegant looks.

Monthly spend: £50-100

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