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Belfast Fashion Spy: 'Cara Delevingne can dress so casually but still look gorgeous'

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

Dionne Hull (19), student, Lisburn

Wore what? Top, £19, necklace, £4, both New Look; gilet, £15, trousers, £30, shoes, £40, all River Island; bag, £50, Zara.

Why? I prefer to wear darker colours because it's Autumn, though, I do brighten up my style for nights out.

Who? I love Cara Delevingne. She can dress so casually but still look gorgeous. I really like her style and her overall look.

  • Monthly spend £300

Jessica Tanner (19), sales assistant, Portadown

Wore what? Top, £10, Primark; jeans, £40, necklace, £10, both Topshop; coat, £40, Zara; boots, £40, New Look; bag, £45, boutique in Antrim.

Why? I would describe my style as current - I follow the trends and make sure that I am up-to-date with them. I mostly wear colours like pink, purple and maroon.

Who? I like Emma Stone's fashion style. She seems so comfortable and her dresses for events are always amazing.

  • Monthly spend £350

Mary-Beth Kane (18), student, Belfast

Wore what? Top, £10, Primark; skirt, £20, bag, £30, both New Look; coat, £40, shoes, £40, both Pull and Bear.

Why? When I am choosing my outfit, I like to be original. I want to always stand out in a crowd.

Who? I follow Lily Collins on Instagram. She's just so pretty and her fashion sense is great.

  • Monthly spend £200

Maive McArdle (19), student, Armagh

Wore what? Top, £6, Penny's (Dublin); jeans, £20, ASOS; boots, £20, DV8; coat, £16, second-hand website; scarf, £10, Accessorize.

Why? I would say that I wear anything that goes really and what I feel good in. I like to be cool, casual and comfortable.

Who? I watch Made in Chelsea and I really like Jessica Woodley - I think she dresses really cool.

  • Monthly spend £50

Tammy-Lee Friel (21), sales assistant, Belfast

Wore what? Dress, £230, Reiss; coat, £90, Topshop; shoes, £50, Converse; bag, £60, Dune; glasses, £200, Dior.

Why? My fashion sense is quite "dressy", though I add my own twist to my outfits to make them a bit more casual - I'm wearing Converse with a dress. I prefer light and more neutral colours, especially in this season.

Who? I think Louise Roe's style is lovely, she always dresses well. She also wears a lot of clothes from Reiss and I work there so I'm a big fan of hers.

  • Monthly spend £300-400

Zoey Bradley (24), teacher, Magherafelt

Wore what? Top, £28, jeans, £40, shoes, £60, all Topshop; jacket, £80, Zara; bag, £700, Louis Vuitton.

Why? I describe my own style as comfortable. I have a more casual look, sticking to denims and darker colours rather than loud, bold colours.

Who? I really like Olivia Palermo - her style is great, it's so fashionable. She wears a lot of denim as well.

  • Monthly spend £250

Patricia Thabeth (51), stay-at-home mum, Belfast

Wore what? Top, £99, Karen Millen; trousers, £120, LK Bennet; gilet, unknown (gift), boutique in Belfast, necklace, around £150, Fred J Malcolm; boots, £180, Ugg; bag, £1,000 plus, Louis Vuitton.

Why? I would describe my style as "timeless elegance". I normally stick to colours such as black, white or cream instead of bright colours.

Who? I love Victoria Beckham's fashion sense - she is so stylish and graceful. I also adore how Grace Kelly and Audrey Hepburn both dressed, they were beautiful.

  • Monthly spend £200+

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