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Belfast Fashion Spy: 'Alexa Chung is so fashion-forward'

 

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Marlyn McKenna

Marlyn McKenna

Emma Dunwoody

Emma Dunwoody

Chloe Donnelly

Chloe Donnelly

Laura Rigden

Laura Rigden

Sam Duncan

Sam Duncan

Orla McKenna

Orla McKenna

Vinita Boyle

Vinita Boyle

Emma McAllister

Emma McAllister

Marlyn McKenna

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

Emma Dunwoody (38), sales administrator, Donaghcloney Wore what? Dress, £50, White Stuff; jacket, £90, Diesel; sunglasses, £120, Ray-Ban; shoes, £120, Panache Shoe Company; bag, £50, Cath Kidston. Why? I would say my style is quite trendy and modern. I like a mixture of high-street and designer style. Who? Reese Witherspoon looks so great. Her fashion sense is sophisticated and youthful. Monthly spend: £50-plus

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Emma Dunwoody

Emma Dunwoody

Emma Dunwoody

  Chloe Donnelly (20), nursery assistant, Ballynahinch Wore what? Top, £30, Zara; jeans, £40, Topshop; shoes, £55, DV8; bag, £130, Ted Baker. Why? My look is classic. In the summer, I wear a lot more patterns or prints because they add a little something more to a look. Who? I’m always browsing My Sister’s Closet because I love that kind of style. All of their items are so feminine and classy. Monthly spend: £200-300

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Chloe Donnelly

Chloe Donnelly

Chloe Donnelly

  Marlyn McKenna (32), finance assistant, Ballymena Wore what? Dress, £20, TK Maxx; necklace, £20, Monsoon; shoes, £295, Mulberry; bag, £1,000, Prada. Why? The only way I could describe my style is that I always look like I’m heading to the beach. I love summery outfits a lot, but I do sometimes go for a rock-chick look. Who? I follow Jordyn Woods on Instagram, and I love her beach-babe look. Monthly spend: £50

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Marlyn McKenna

Marlyn McKenna

Marlyn McKenna

  Laura Rigden (29), injury management specialist, Carryduff Wore what? Dress, £24, Stellino; kimono, £21, Fremantle Markets; boots, £10, Kmart; bag, gift. Why? I’m forever wearing dresses. I like a fun look, so prints and colours feature in my wardrobe. Who? I like Emmy Rossum’s style because she’s a real dressy girl too. Some of her outfits are really bold. Monthly spend: £20

Laura Rigden

  Sam Duncan (32), retail manager, Bangor Wore what? Dress, £130, Reiss; jacket, £200, All Saints; shoes, £15, Topshop; bag, £30, Zara. Why? My look is minimal — it’s very plain and I never wear prints. I usually wear neutral toned dresses. Who? Sienna Miller is my style icon. I love her look. Monthly spend: £150

Sam Duncan

  Orla McKenna (22) receptionist, Carnlough Wore what? Top, £12, Forever 21; skirt, £10, Pretty Little Thing; jacket, £15, shoes, £7, both Primark; bag, £70, J by Jasper Conran. Why? I would describe my style as sort of dressy casual. My look is seasonal, but always feminine. Who? I think I have similar fashion taste to Suzanne Jackson. Her style is very influential. Monthly spend: £200

Orla McKenna

  Vinita Boyle (36), teacher, Donegal Wore what? Top, £30, Topshop; jeans, £90, Levi’s; shoes, £28, Office; bag, gift, John Lewis. Why? In the summer, I especially love bold patterns and bright colours. I would say I’m pretty laid back about my look — I wear what I like. Who? Alexa Chung is so fashion-forward. She looks amazing all the time. Monthly spend: £100

Vinita Boyle

  Emma McAllister(21), student, Kilkeel Wore what? Top, £12, skirt, £20, bag, £30, all New Look; jacket, £40, H&M; shoes, £8, Primark. Why? My style is definitely very girly, so I always wear skirts. I love anything striped or embroidered. Who? I love Poppy Deyes’ style because it’s so achievable, I copy it a lot. Her style is cute and quirky. Monthly spend: £30-40

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Emma McAllister

Emma McAllister

Emma McAllister

 

Belfast Telegraph