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Belfast Fashion Spy: 'Alexa Chung dresses for herself and no one else'

Alexa Chung (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
Alexa Chung (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
Emma Watson
Libby Taylor
Carly McCullough
Beverley Cooke
Aoibheann Maye
Jessica Cooke
Maria McMenamin
Mya Smith
Whitney Rutherford
Rachel Dean

By Rachel Dean

Rachel Dean checks out the style in Victoria Square, Belfast.

Libby Taylor (20), student, Aberdeen

Libby Taylor

Wore what? Jacket, £60, boots, £50, both Topshop; jeans, £25, H&M.

Why? I would say my look is simple, but I add to it with different textures and a little pop of colour.

Who? I like Emma Watson’s classic, smart look.

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Emma Watson

Carly McCullough (21), sales adviser, Belfast

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Carly McCullough

Wore what? Top, £7, coat, £20, both Primark; skirt, £8, Matalan; boots, £63, Dune.

Why? My look is smart-casual and on-trend. I tend to wear black and white quite often.

Who? Blake Lively’s style is out there and bold.

Blake Lively (Photo by Jeff Spicer/Getty Images)

Beverley Cooke (37), nurse, Dromore

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Beverley Cooke

Wore what? Poncho, £48, M&S; shirt, £28, boutique in Dromore; jeans, £10, Primark; boots, £120, boutique in Newcastle.

Why? I like classic, quality pieces that never go out of style.

Who? I love how actress Tamzin Outhwaite has a universal look. She’s so stylish.

Tamzin Outhwaite (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)

Aoibheann Maye (23), graduate, Tyrone

Aoibheann Maye

Wore what? Top, £5, New Look; blazer, £20, trousers, £20, both Zara; shoes, £35, Nike; bag, £50, Fiorelli.

Why? My style is eclectic and always changing. I love the funky side of fashion.

Who? I like that Alexa Chung dresses for herself and no one else. Her style is unique.

Alexa Chung (Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)

Jessica Cooke (19), student, Dromore

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Jessica Cooke

Wore what? Jumper, £12.99, F&F; jacket, £29.99, New Look; jeans, £13, Primark; shoes, £120, Dr Martens; purse, £45, Guess.

Why? My style is super simple. I usually wear all black or all neutral outfits.

Who? Model Bella Hadid’s style is simple but chic.

Maria McMenamin (57), health and fitness instructor, Belfast

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Maria McMenamin

Wore what? Jumper, £7, H&M; coat, £15, Primark; jeans, £10, scarf, £5, bag, gift, all TK Maxx; boots, £50, Dune.

Why? I would describe my style as dressy-casual with a touch of pattern or print.

Who? I think Charlize Theron has a stunning look.

Charlize Theron (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)

Whitney Rutherford (21), student/waitress, Hillsborough

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Whitney Rutherford

Wore what? Top, £5, trousers, £20, both Topshop; jacket, £15, Pull & Bear; hat, £12, Accessorize; boots, £35, Ted Baker; bag, £50, TK Maxx.

Why? My style is girly and a little bit quirky. I love bold colours, especially blush tones.

Who? I follow Cool FM’s Melissa Riddell on Instagram for her great style. I think she puts so much effort into her look and I love how girly and unique it is.

Mya Smith (17), student, Belfast

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Mya Smith

Wore what? Shirt dress, £10, jumper, £5, both New Look; jacket, £45, boots, £50, bag, £10, all Zara.

Why? I have an edgy, girly look. I wear a lot of darker colours and chunky boots.

Who? I follow the blogger Naomi Genes on Instagram. Her look is cool and casual.

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