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Belfast Fashion Spy: 'I get inspiration from Melissa Riddell’s Instagram'

 

Melissa Riddell
Melissa Riddell
Grace Mitchell
Fionnuala Walker
Caroline Robinson
Rosanna Smyth
Seana Lynn
Amy O’Neill
Tiffany McCullough
Courtney Mitchell
Rachel Dean

By Rachel Dean

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

Grace Mitchell (22), sales assistant, Magherafelt

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Grace Mitchell
 

Wore what? Top, £15, DV8; jacket, £20, Debenhams; jeans, £15, Dunnes Stores; shoes, £14, bag, £10, both Primark.

Why? My style is girly. I prefer pastels and I’m not a fan of bold colours.

Who? I love Kate Middleton’s simple, chic style.

Monthly spend: £250-300

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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (Photo by Toby Melville - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Fionnuala Walker (39), counter assistant, Belfast

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Fionnuala Walker
 

Wore what? Jumpsuit, £8, bag, £20, both New Look; top, £10, jacket, £40, both Miss Selfridge; boots, £35, Nasty Gal.

Why? I’m a real bargain hunter. I don’t follow fashion trends; I just go for items that are simple and feminine.

Who? I love Fearne Cotton’s relaxed, individualistic look.

Monthly spend: £100

Caroline Robinson (27), teacher, Ballymena

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Caroline Robinson
 

Wore what? Dress, £25, Stradivarius; jacket, £60, Warehouse; jeans, £30, Abercrombie; boots, £60, Mango; bag, gift, Michael Kors.

Why? My look is laid back and simple. I tend to go for neutral tones.

Who? Victoria Beckham’s style gets better with age. She always looks classy and sophisticated.

Monthly spend: £100

Rosanna Smyth (40), teacher/stylist, Lisburn

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Rosanna Smyth
 

Wore what? Jumper, £7, H&M; jacket, £40, Tommy Hilfiger at Deja Vu; skirt, £5, Primark; sunglasses, £78, Ralph Lauren; boots, £20, ASOS; bag, £150, DKNY.

Why? I like to mix pretty pieces with grunge fashion.

Who? I think Caroline Flack has such a unique look. I love seeing someone embracing their own style and doing something a little different from everyone else.

Monthly spend: £100

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Seana Lynn (34), visual merchandiser, Cushendall

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Seana Lynn
 

Wore what? Top, £7, skirt, £32, both Dorothy Perkins; shoes, £8, Primark; bag, £7, H&M.

Why? I keep my look feminine but comfortable. I wear skirts and dresses a lot.

Who? I like that Kourtney Kardashian makes the ‘mumsy’ style look cool. She looks comfy and quirky.

Monthly spend: £100

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Kourtney Kardashian (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Amy O’Neill (23), sales assistant, Carnlough

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Amy O’Neill
 

Wore what? Jumper, £25, DV8; jacket, £60, Tom Tailor; trousers, £18, New Look; shoes, £35, Puma; bag, £20, Topshop.

Why? I would describe my style as casual and simple. I almost always have a pop of vibrant colour in my look.

Who? I’m really into Korean fashion. I think singer Hwasa’s style is so cool.

Monthly spend: £100

Tiffany McCullough (33), social worker, Newtownabbey

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Tiffany McCullough
 

Wore what? Top, £5, Primark; blazer, £50, ASOS; jeans, £30, bag, £10, both Zara; shoes, £50, Converse.

Why? I would say my look is dressy casual. I love soft colours juxtaposed with black.

Who? I get so many fashion tips from radio presenter Melissa Riddell’s Instagram. I absolutely love her style.

Monthly spend: £200 plus

Courtney Mitchell (22), student, Ballycastle

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Courtney Mitchell
 

Wore what? Top, £18, Stradivarius; blazer, £30, Pull & Bear; jeans, £45, River Island; shoes, £425, Valentino; bag, £130, Kurt Geiger.

Why? My look is straight off the high street. I’m so girly and I love blush tones.

Who? Love Island star Zara McDermott has such a cute girly look.

Monthly spend: £100

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