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Belfast Fashion Spy: 'Fearne Cotton can go from casual to glamorous; I love how modest her style is'

Our reporter Rachel Dean checks out the style at Down Royal and finds plenty of trendy people enjoying a day out.

Emily Keogh (31), freelance hairdresser, Lisburn

Wore what? Dress, £70, River Island; shoes, £25, New Look; headpiece, £30, House of Fraser; bag, gift; watch, gift, Michael Kors.

Why? I tend to wear whatever is comfortable and whatever goes. I try my best to stick to trends by keeping up with them online.

Who? I love Fearne Cotton's style - she can go from casual during the day to glamorous at events. I love how modest her style is.

  • Monthly spend £250-£300

Rachel Donnelly (23), administrator, Lurgan

Wore what? Dress, £35, River Island; shoes, £25, New Look; bag, £10, Primark.

Why? My style is a lot more casual normally. I try to keep up-to-date with the current trends - at the minute I am sticking to the common colours of this season like navy, burgundy and green.

Who? Both Taylor Swift and Ellie Goulding have great style - they are unique and fun.

  • Monthly spend £30-£50

Fiona Donaghy (28), operations manager, Belfast

Wore what? Dress, £70, House of Fraser; shoes, £55, Next; clutch bag, £40, Accessorize.

Why? My style is usually quite casual - I am just dressed up for today. I love navy and black with brighter colours like orange and yellow.

Who? Olivia Palermo is so glamorous. I really love her style.

  • Monthly spend £150

Chloe McReynolds (22), HR graduate, Maghera

Wore what? Dress, £140, Coast; headpiece, £65, Julien MacDonald (Debenhams); shoes, £60, Kurt Geiger; bag, £10, Primark; scarf, unknown, Tierack.

Why? I would describe my own style as elegant and trendy. I always try to dress to my body shape.

Who? Cara Delevigne and Taylor Swift both have a great sense of fashion. They are quirky and fun.

  • Monthly spend £150-£200

Ann-Marie McDonagh (36), sales manager, Belfast

Wore what? Dress, £200, Coast; jacket, £70, Zara; shoes, £110, bag, £60, both Carvela; headpiece, £40, Debenhams.

Why? I would describe my style as smart casual and trendy. I try to stick to the current trends.

Who? I absolutely love Kate Middleton's style. She is classy, sophisticated and elegant - she's beautiful.

  • Monthly spend £50

Rosanna Neale (29), manager, Antrim

Wore what? Dress, £60, Jessica Wright; shoes, £100, Kurt Geiger; bag, £10, New Look; hairpiece, £4, eBay.

Why? I don't usually dress girly but I am today. I would describe my style as trendy and quirky. I love all the autumn styles and colours at the minute.

Who? I like Pixie Lott's style, it really suits her personality. Her new beauty range is brilliant, too.

  • Monthly spend £200

Hannah Boyd (20), student, Omagh

Wore what? Dress, £55, shoes, £45, both ASOS; bag, £25, Dorothy Perkins; sunglasses, £50, boutique in Iceland.

Why? My style is very casual. I would describe myself as a 'tomboy' usually but I dress up for events. I like experimenting with new styles and colours.

Who? I follow Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid on Instagram - their style is beautiful.

  • Monthly spend £80

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