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Belfast Fashion Spy: 'Blake Lively has such unusual but stunning pieces'

By Rachel Dean

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

Caoilfhinn Murphy (19), student, Portadown

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Caoilfhinn Murphy

Wore what? Dress, £35, New Look; coat, £25, scarf, £10, both Primark; boots, £60, bag, £35, both River Island.

Why? My look is dressy and girly, but I tend to wear darker tones rather than typical feminine colours.

Who? Cara Delevingne has always kept her unique style and I love that. She doesn’t try to dress on trend like other celebrities.

Monthly spend: £50

Cara Delevingne

Dawn Diamond (28), marine biologist, Belfast

Dawn Diamond

Wore what? Dress, £28, FatFace; coat, £40, Regatta; scarf, £8, H&M; shoes, £30, Pull & Bear.

Why? My look is soft and feminine. I tend to wear dresses and floral prints.

Who? I like Emma Watson’s effortless girly look.

Monthly spend: £20-30

Emma Watson

Jodie Hotchen (22), financial analyst, Larne

Jodie Hotchen

Wore what? Dress, £26, coat, £11, both Primark; boots, £10, boutique in Berlin; bag, £25, Urban Outfitters.

Why? I would say my style is edgy. I’m a big fan of animal prints at the moment.

Who? I follow Jessica Anne Woodley on Instagram. I think her style is cool.

Monthly spend: £100-200

Aoife McSwiggan (19), student, Magherafelt

Aoife McSwiggan

Wore what? Jumper, £60, Tommy Hilfiger; jacket, £80, boutique in Ireland; jeans, £40, River Island; boots, £80, Zara; bag, gift, Gucci.

Why? I would say my look is classic and effortless and a little bit girly.

Who? I love style icons like Chloe Lewis and Millie Mackintosh for their classic, feminine looks.

Monthly spend: £100-150

Lydia Mudge (25), occupational therapist, Jordanstown

Lydia Mudge

Wore what? Jumper, £15, Forever 21; coat, gift, Mango; trousers, £20, Stradivarius; boots, £20, New Look; bag, gift.

Why? I would say my style is playful. I like to mix it up.

Who? Blake Lively’s style is to die for. She has such unusual but stunning pieces.

Monthly spend: £50

Blake Lively

Shannon Bradley (24), hairdresser, Dundalk

Shannon Bradley

Wore what? Jumper, £35, Zara; coat, £40, Dunnes Stores; trousers, £150, Freddy; scarf, £5, Primark; boots, £15, boutique in Australia; bag, £1,000, Louis Vuitton.

Why? My look could be described as dressy and feminine.

Who? I love Irish fashion blogger Niamh Cullen’s style.

Monthly spend: £200 plus

Chelsea Culbertson (22), retail assistant, Ballymoney

Chelsea Culbertson

Wore what? Bodysuit, £19.99, cardigan, £30, hat, £5, all New Look; trousers, £25, DV8; boots, £40, Zara; bag, £120, Moschino.

Why? My style is modern. I usually add some sort of statement piece to my look.

Who? Alicia Roddy is my favourite blogger/YouTuber to follow for style. I like her quirky twist on fashion.

Monthly spend: £400

Amy Doherty (22), customer adviser, Limavady

Amy Doherty

Wore what? Jumper, £45, skirt, £40, both Topshop; jacket, £60, PrettyLittleThing; boots, £35, New Look.

Why? My style is girly and bold. I like eye-catching fashion.

Who? My style icon has to be Kylie Jenner. She’s bold and has fun with her look.

Monthly spend: £300-400

Kylie Jenner

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