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Belfast Fashion Spy: 'I like how Rihanna wears whatever she wants'

Rihanna (Photo by Aurelien Meunier/Getty Images For Fenty)
Rihanna (Photo by Aurelien Meunier/Getty Images For Fenty)
Erin Donaldson
Sinead Toner
Debbie McGuigan
Tara-Grace Connolly
Seana Howe
Alannah Millar
Elaine Maxwell
Kirsty Brown
Rachel Dean

By Rachel Dean

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

Erin Donaldson (26), town planner, Donaghadee

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Erin Donaldson
 

Wore what? Top, £6, Primark; blazer, £50, Topshop; jeans, £20, Stradivarius; shoes, £20, New Look; bag, gift, Michael Kors.

Why? My style would be described as smart casual. I like tailored pieces and a little pop of colour.

Who? I like how blogger Suzanne Jackson mixes designer pieces with high street fashion.

Monthly spend: £200

Sinead Toner (40), nurse, Armagh

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Sinead Toner
 

Wore what? Dress, £39.50, M&S; shoes, £30, ASOS; bag, gift, Guess.

Why? I follow fashion trends and wear what I think suits me or that I like the look of.

Who? I like how Holly Willoughby shops the high street, so her style is usually quite achievable.

Monthly spend: £100

Debbie McGuigan (43), retail manager, Lurgan

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Debbie McGuigan
 

Wore what? Dress, £40, shoes, £36, both Next; bag, £960, Louis Vuitton.

Why? I have my own  individual look and it’s a  little bit quirky. I don’t  follow fashion trends.

Who? I follow Made in Chelsea star Louise Thompson on Instagram and I like her unique style.

Monthly spend: £100

Tara-Grace Connolly (21), postgraduate student, Belfast

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Tara-Grace Connolly
 

Wore what? Top, £10, Stradivarius; trousers, £25, Lucky & Yak; shoes, £20, Converse outlet store; bag, £10, Primark.

Why? My style is eclectic — it’s fun and quirky. I love printed trousers and dresses.

Who? I think Zendaya’s look is so cool.

Monthly spend: £20-30

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Seana Howe (47), stay-at-home mum, Antrim

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Seana Howe
 

Wore what? Dress, £29.99, DV8; shoes, £40, Schuh; bag, £30, Accessorize.

Why? I would describe my style as slightly retro. I’m a big fan of bright colours and dresses.

Who? Charlize Theron’s style is cutting edge. She always looks fabulous.

Monthly spend: £100

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Charlize Theron (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Alannah Millar (18), student, Lisburn

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Alannah Millar
 

Wore what? Dress, £19.99, Stradivarius; jacket, £20,  Forever 21; shoes, £19, Aldo; bag, £55, Danish brand.

Why? My look is very glam — I love all things pink, diamond or gold.

Who? I like how Rihanna wears whatever she wants. Her style is unique.

Monthly spend: £50-70

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Rihanna (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Fenty)

Elaine Maxwell (53), housewife, Londonderry

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Elaine Maxwell
 

Wore what? Dress, £45, boutique in Benidorm; jacket, £40, Zara; shoes, £100, Dr Martens.

Why? I would describe my look as funky and bright. I’m also quite feminine and I wear dresses a lot.

Who? I think Sienna Miller is super stylish.

Monthly spend: £150-200

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Sienna Miller (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images,)

Kirsty Brown (17), student, Rathcoole

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Kirsty Brown
 

Wore what? Top, £15, SheIn; jacket, £30, I Saw It First; skirt, £25, Quiz; boots, £30, SOHO.

Why? My look is edgy. I like to pair black with really bold colours.

Who? I love everything about Rihanna’s look.

Monthly spend: £250

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Rihanna (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for BET)

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