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Belfast fashion spy: Holly Willoughby, Lorraine Kelly and Emma Willis inspire Northern Ireland style


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

Ashling McAlinden (34), civil servant, Tandragee

Ashling McAlinden

Wore what? Dress, £25, H&M; jacket, £40, boots, £25, Dorothy Perkins; bag, £30, River Island.

Why? My style could be described as dressy casual. I love autumnal coloured patterns at the moment.

Who? Holly Willoughby is so classy. She dresses to complement her shape, which I always do, too.

Monthly spend: £50-100

Holly Willoughby (Photo by S Meddle/ITV/REX/Shutterstock)

Jenny Garrett (22), piano teacher, Belfast

Jenny Garrett

Wore what? Top, £20, jacket, £20, sunglasses, £6, all New Look; jeans, £12, F&F; boots, £10, Primark; bag, £60, Fiorelli.

Why? I would say my style is creative. I love bright colours, too. Everything must be matching. I always match my bag to my shoes.

Who? Louise Thompson makes really bold fashion choices and I think that’s so cool.

Monthly spend: £200

Louise Thompson (Photo by John Phillips/John Phillips/Getty Images for blu)

Sandra Aitcheson (53), nurse, Templepatrick

Sandra Aitcheson

Wore what? Jumper, £100, House of Fraser; skirt, £300, Max Mara; jacket, £125, Mango; boots, £100, Topshop; bag, £200, Fiorelli.

Why? My style is classical and seasonal. I wear a lot of dark colours with a little pop of colour — I think it just ties the whole look together.

Who? Emma Willis has great style. She wears a lot of black but she does sometimes wear very bright colours. My style would be quite similar to hers.

Monthly spend: £500

Emma Willis (Photo by John Phillips/Getty Images)

Katrina Savage (37), stay-at-home mum, Tyrella

Katrina Savage

Wore what? Top, £25, River Island; jeans, £60, Levi’s; jacket, £35, bag, £25, both New Look; earrings, £9, H&M; boots, £80, boutique in Newcastle.

Why? I love prints and patterns. I usually wear darker colours or neutrals and a statement piece to set it all off.

Who? Pippa O’Connor always has the latest style. I love her look.

Monthly spend: £200-300

Pippa O'Connor (Photo by Clodagh Kilcoyne/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures International)

Michelle Clarke (48), housewife, Portadown

Michelle Clarke

Wore what? Top, £30, Topshop; jeans, £42, hat, £30, both River Island; blazer, £50, Next; scarf, £100, Chanel; shoes, £250, LK Bennett; bag, £200, Ivanka Trump.

Why? My look is different and eclectic. I like classy looks. 

Who? I love how Olivia Palermo mixes colours and styles that you wouldn’t normally think of mixing. She has a way with fashion.

Monthly spend: £200

Olivia Palermo (Photo by Tristan Fewings/Getty Images)

Olga Millar (51), day care worker, Belfast

Olga Millar

Wore what? Top, £14.99, necklace, £14.99, both NV; jeans, £30, Wallis; jacket, £35, Peacocks; boots, £20, Matalan; bag, £35, River Island.

Why? My look is feminine and classy but a little bit quirky, too.

Who? Denise Van Outen is modern and stylish. She’s in the Matalan adverts and I love their clothes.

Monthly spend: £50-100

Denise Van Outen (Photo by Tullio M. Puglia/Getty Images for Professional Sports Group)

Lily Graham (73), retired, Belfast

Lily Graham

Wore what? Top, £12, shoes, £20, both M&S; skirt, £30, Next; jacket, £60, Julien MacDonald; necklace, £5, Primark; bag, £60, boutique in Barcelona.

Why? I would say my style is quite elegant. I like a little bit of bling, like a statement necklace or earrings.

Who? I like Lorraine Kelly’s understated, classy look.

Monthly spend: £150

Lorraine Kelly (Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)

Natalie Moore (19), waitress, Lisburn

Natalie Moore

Wore what? Top, £12, coat, £90, bag, £30, all River Island; skirt, £28, Miss Selfridge; boots, £30, New Look.

Why? I have a modern, feminine look. I love pairing black with millennial pink.

Who? I love Camila Cabello’s look because it’s fun, cute and girly.

Monthly spend: £150 plus

Camila Cabello (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

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