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

Blake Lively
Blake Lively
Caoilfhinn Murphy
Dawn Diamond
Jodie Hotchen
Lydia Mudge
Shannon Bradley
Aoife McSwiggan
Amy Doherty
Chelsea Culbertson
Rachel Dean

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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