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Belfast Fashion Spy: 'Gigi Hadid's street style is casual and easy to achieve'


Gigi Hadid (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)
Gigi Hadid (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)
Amber Livings
Fiona Donaghey
Laura Conlin
Hannah Mullan
Paula Parker
Joanne Conlin
Fi McGreevy
Naomi French
Rachel Dean

By Rachel Dean

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

Amber Livings (22), recruitment consultant, Carrickfergus

Amber Livings

Wore what? Jacket, £12, Primark; leggings, £10, ASOS; hat, £5, Topshop; boots, £20, New Look.

Why? I like buying vintage and timeless pieces that I can re-use and wear again and again. I'll take those bits and style them so I'm still on trend.

Who? Alexa Chung's look is timeless. She always looks great.

Monthly spend: £50 or less

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Alexa Chung (Photo by Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty Images)

Fiona Donaghey (32), stay-at-home mum, Coleraine

Fiona Donaghey

Wore what? Top, £15, Dunnes Stores; jacket, £200, Juicy Couture; skirt, £20, Boohoo; shoes, £60, bag, £50, both Calvin Klein.

Why? 'Goth' describes my style best. I tend to wear a lot of black, then I add a bold handbag for a pop of colour.

Who? I love how Erika Jayne, from The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, can wear whatever she wants. Her style is so versatile.

Monthly spend: £300-400

Erika Jayne (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images,)

Laura Conlin (30), dental nurse, Falkirk

Laura Conlin

Wore what? Dress, £12, PrettyLittleThing; jacket, £40, Topshop; shoes, £120, Dr Martens; bag, £7, Primark.

Why? I would say my look is a little bit edgy. I wear my DMs with everything.

Who? I think social media influencer Leigh Woodz styles herself really well. I like her dressy casual look.

Monthly spend: £150-200


Hannah Mullan (19), student, Coleraine

Hannah Mullan

Wore what? Top, £15, Miss Selfridge; jacket, £19.99, Pull & Bear; jeans, £35, Topshop; sunglasses, £12, ASOS; shoes, £30, Oasis; bag, £25, River Island.

Why? I prefer a casual autumnal look.

Who? I follow Spoilt Belle Boutique owner Rachel Shivers on Instagram because her style is classy and chic.

Monthly spend: £40-50

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Paula Parker (42), medical secretary, Comber

Paula Parker

Wore what? Dress, £32, My Sister's Closet; shoes, £35, Accessorize; bag, gift, Chanel.

Why? My style is feminine, consisting of lots of dresses, skirts and soft tones.

Who? Kate Middleton - she's so elegant.

Monthly spend: £100

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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (Photo by Arthur Edwards - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Joanne Conlin (25), dental nurse, Falkirk

Joanne Conlin

Wore what? Dress, £32, Topshop; top, £7, New Look; jacket, £40, Zara; shoes, £90, Nike; bag, £10, Primark.

Why? My style could be described as dressy-casual and slightly girly.

Who? If I could have anyone's wardrobe, it would have to be YouTuber Helena Critchley's. She's so stylish.

Monthly spend: £300

Fi McGreevy (48), financial advisor, Belfast

Fi McGreevy

Wore what? Top, £10, Warehouse; skirt, £20, Stradivarius; belt, £6.99, H&M; shoes, £85, Nike; sunglasses, £300, bag, £400, both Michael Kors.

Why? I love sporty American designers like Tommy Hilfiger and Ralph Lauren. My style is a mix between high street and high-end fashion.

Who? Cathy Martin, director of CMPR and Belfast Fashion Week, knows how to put an outfit together. She's a fount of fashion knowledge.

Monthly spend: £500

Naomi French (20), student, Ballymena

Naomi French

Wore what? Jumper, £4, jeans, £13, boots, £16, bag, £6, all Primark; jacket, £23, PrettyLittleThing.

Why? My look is a little bit funky. I love bold colours and chunky boots and a good bargain.

Who? Gigi Hadid's street style is casual and easy to achieve with high-street alternatives.

Monthly spend: £50-60

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Gigi Hadid (Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images for WARDROBE.NYC)

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