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Belfast Fashion Spy: 'I love Olivia Palermo’s elegant style'

 

Olivia Palermo
Olivia Palermo
Lucy Spratt
Kathryn Flavelle
Robyn-Dee Herdman
Helen Ingle-Finch
Kate Neary
Alicia Connolly
Leanne Holland
Laura Lyons
Rachel Dean

By Rachel Dean

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

Lucy Spratt (23), associate, Belfast

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Lucy Spratt
 

Wore what? Jumper, £30, trousers, £30, both Mango; coat, £60, Topshop; shoes, £600, Balenciaga; bag, £90, Zara.

Why? My style is classic, smart and chic.

Who? I love Olivia Palermo’s elegant, feminine style. She’s so good at dressing down looks effectively.

Monthly spend: £150

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Olivia Palermo

Kathryn Flavelle (53), teacher, Belfast

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Kathryn Flavelle
 

Wore what? Jacket, £45, Zara; jeans, £40, scarf, £20, both Oasis; boots, £79, Fat Face; gloves, £20, M&S; bag, £200, Michael Kors.

Why? I have always loved fashion. I would describe my own style as classic and feminine. I tend to wear neutral tones instead of bold colours.

Who? Denise van Outen always looks well put-together. I love her classy look.

Monthly spend: £100 plus

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Denise Van Outen (Photo by Tristan Fewings/Getty Images)

Robyn-Dee Herdman (25), solicitor, Hillsborough

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Robyn-Dee Herdman
 

Wore what? Jumper, £15, jacket, £400, All Saints; skirt, £20, sunglasses, £8, both H&M; boots, £90, Office; bag, gift, Louis Vuitton.

Why? My look is classy with an alternative twist. I’ll add leather, a metallic or an animal print to give my outfit an edge.

Who? I think beauty director Alex Steinherr has great style, especially because it’s achievable.

Monthly spend: £100

Helen Ingle-Finch (31), sales assistant, Holywood

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Helen Ingle-Finch
 

Wore what? Top, £30, jacket, £65, jeans, £40, shoes, £15, all Topshop.

Why? My look is modern and comfortable, with an edge.

Who? I think it’s great how actress Michelle Williams’ style is age-appropriate but still has a youthful twist.

Monthly spend: £200

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Michelle Williams (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Louis Vuitton)

Kate Neary (27), paediatric nurse, Co Louth

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Kate Neary
 

Wore what? Top, £15, boots, £25, bag, gift, all New Look; jacket, £25, TK Maxx; jeans, £40, Topshop.

Why? My style is simple and girly. I usually just buy things that look nice on.

Who? Holly Willoughby has become such a style icon recently. I love how she mixes high street brands with designer fashion.

Monthly spend: £100

Alicia Connolly (26), student, Crumlin

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Alicia Connolly
 

Wore what? Top, £20, bag, £30, both Topshop; coat, £60, Stradivarius; jeans, £13, Primark; boots, £20, New Look.

Why? My style is dressy casual with little pops of print.

Why? Blogger Rosie Connolly has a girly look and it’s so affordable because she shops the high street. Sometimes, if I really like something she has worn, I’ll buy it!

Monthly spend: £150-£200

Laura Lyons (31), stay-at-home mum, Belfast

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Leanne Holland
 

Wore what? Dress, £25, coat, £60, headband, £5, all Stradivarius; shoes, £90, Nike; bag, £200, Michael Kors.

Why? I like to keep my look comfortable because I’m a mum, but I still love wearing bright colours.

Who? I love how influencer Chloë Holland has been styling her outfits during her pregnancy. I’ve been looking for nice things to wear during my own maternity.

Monthly spend: £100

Leanne Holland (37), accountant, Doagh

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Laura Lyons
 

Wore what? Dress, £30, Oasis; jacket, £30, M&S; boots, £60, Moda in Pelle; bag, gift, Ted Baker.

Why? I have a simple, feminine look. I wear a lot of nude or black dresses and boots.

Who? I think Eva Longoria’s style is so classy.

Monthly spend: £150

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Eva Longoria (Photo by JC Olivera/Getty Images)

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