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Belfast Fashion Spy: 'Amal Clooney’s look is smart and sophisticated'

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Human rights barrister Amal Clooney (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images)

Human rights barrister Amal Clooney (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images)

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Amal Clooney (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images)

Amal Clooney (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images)

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Hailey Bieber (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images)

Hailey Bieber (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images)

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(L-R) Kris Jenner, Kourtney Kardashian, Khloé Kardashian and Kim Kardashian (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

(L-R) Kris Jenner, Kourtney Kardashian, Khloé Kardashian and Kim Kardashian (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

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Emma Reid

Emma Reid

Natalie Anderson

Natalie Anderson

Natasha Coates

Natasha Coates

Junie Kirk

Junie Kirk

Aoife Rooney

Aoife Rooney

Caroline Jackson

Caroline Jackson

Donna Hall

Donna Hall

Adi Quigley

Adi Quigley

Human rights barrister Amal Clooney (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images)

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

Emma Reid (37), nurse, Antrim

Emma Reid

Wore what? Dress, £38, Next; jacket, £60, River Island; boots, £97, Clarkes; bag, gift, Ted Baker.

Why? I love wearing dresses because I find them so effortless to style, whether it’s with heeled boots or DMs.

Who? I’ve always really liked Adele’s style. It’s classic and feminine, and it complements her figure.

Monthly spend: £150

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Singer Adele (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Singer Adele (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

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Singer Adele (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Natalie Anderson (19), student, Fermanagh

Natalie Anderson

Wore what? Sweater, £25, Depop; turtleneck top, £12, Dunnes Stores; trousers, £25, Topshop; shoes, £75, Nike; bag, £80, Guess.

Why? My casual, comfy look is very much inspired by street style and vintage fashion.

Who? I love Hailey Bieber’s relaxed street style.

Monthly spend: £50-100

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Hailey Bieber (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images)

Hailey Bieber (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images)

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Hailey Bieber (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images)

Natasha Coates (21), restaurant supervisor, Dundonald

Natasha Coates

Wore what? Top, £12, coat, £30, both PrettyLittleThing; leather look leggings, £25, Next; hat, £4, Primark; shoes, £80, Adidas; bag, £40, Guess.

Why? I do try to keep up with trends as much as possible. My own style is casual and modern, which seems to be what’s in at the moment.

Who? Fashion influencer Abbie Blyth knows how to pull together a good outfit.

Monthly spend: £200

Junie Kirk (54), retired nurse, Derry

Junie Kirk

Wore what? Top, £35, Pippa boutique; coat, £50, Topshop; trousers, £7, Primark; sunglasses, £5.99, Stradivarius; boots, £94, Zara; bag, £24, boutique in Manchester.

Why? I like to make an effort. I wouldn’t wear something that didn’t make me feel confident or comfortable.

Who? I’m not a fan of their show or anything, but I think it’s great how the Kardashian family have their own, branded look.

Monthly spend: £150

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(L-R) Kris Jenner, Kourtney Kardashian, Khloé Kardashian and Kim Kardashian (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

(L-R) Kris Jenner, Kourtney Kardashian, Khloé Kardashian and Kim Kardashian (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

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(L-R) Kris Jenner, Kourtney Kardashian, Khloé Kardashian and Kim Kardashian (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Aoife Rooney (24), paralegal, Belfast

Aoife Rooney

Wore what? Top, £18, skirt, £30, both Topshop; coat, £100, Zara; boots, £60, Office; bag, gift, Michael Kors.

Why? I’d probably describe my style as girly. I tend to wear skirts, boots and animal prints.

Who? Billie Faiers — she has a trendy, feminine look.

Monthly spend: £200

Caroline Jackson (50s), purchasing manager, Helen’s Bay

Caroline Jackson

Wore what? Jacket, £600, Nicole Fahri; scarf, £60, Jigsaw; jeans, £35, Mango; boots, £95, store in Italy; bag, gift, Mulberry.

Why? I have my own style; I don’t follow any fashion trends. I’m petite, so I tend to go for a more classic look.

Who? I admire people who dress with confidence, like Gillian Anderson.

Monthly spend: £100


Donna Hall (51), civil servant, Crumlin

Donna Hall

Wore what? Dress, £40, M&S Collection; coat, £30, Primark; scarf, £30, DKNY; shoes, £25, New Look; bag, £50, Guess.

Why? My look can be summed up as smart casual and feminine, with a pop of bold colour.

Who? Holly Willoughby’s style is effortlessly fun and feminine.

Monthly spend: £60

Adi Quigley (52), sales manager, Holywood

Adi Quigley

Wore what? Jacket, £50, trousers, £20, boots, £120, bag, £40, all Zara; cape, £35, boutique in Israel.

Why? I would describe my style as smart and classic, and consisting of lots of black.

Who? I think Amal Clooney’s look is smart and sophisticated.

Monthly spend: £200

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Amal Clooney (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images)

Amal Clooney (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images)

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Amal Clooney (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images)

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