Belfast Fashion Spy: 'Kate Moss can look great in jeans and a top'
Rachel Dean checks out the style in Victoria Square, Belfast.
Carol Murphy (29), recruiter, Maghera
Wore what? Top, £10, H&M; jacket, £60, Zara; trousers, £20, Stradivarius; shoes, £50, Adidas; bag, £950, Louis Vuitton.
Why? My look is casual with a funky twist. I love wearing leopard print to add that extra something to an outfit.
Who? Irish blogger Rosie Connolly has great style.
Monthly spend: £150
Bronagh Dowey (43), project manager, Belfast
Wore what? Jumper, £40, Topshop; jacket, £45, Dunnes Stores; jeans, £35, Zara; shoes, £35, Topshop; bag, gift, Michael Kors.
Why? My wardrobe is filled with bright, block colours.
Who? I’ve always loved how Kate Moss can throw on a pair of jeans and a top and still look great. She wears the simple ‘model’ style perfectly.
Monthly spend: £75-100
Karlann McDermott (24), sales assistant, Londonderry
Wore what? Top, £10, jeans, £40, both Topshop; blazer, £30, H&M; boots, £14, Primark; bag, £100, Moschino.
Why? I follow trends to keep my style fresh and modern. I’m so casual. I’m a jeans and boots girl.
Who? Blogger Emily Malone has a different look which I love.
Monthly spend: £300
Elizabeth Wlodarczyk (46), care assistant, Newtownabbey
Wore what? Shirt, £30, Topshop; coat, £70, Mango; jeans, £40, ASOS; boots, £25, H&M; bag, £49, TK Maxx.
Why? I keep my style simple, wearing mainly block colours.
Who? I like Amal Clooney’s smart, chic look. She always looks well put together.
Monthly spend: £100
Claire Cosgrave (39), office administrator, Banbridge
Wore what? Dress, £25, bag, £22, both F&F; jacket, £50, Wallis; boots, £25, New Look.
Why? I’m always wearing dresses with boots and I love anything with a print.
Who? Holly Willoughby’s style is bright and feminine
Monthly spend: £80
Stacey Webb (29), project manager, Lisburn
Wore what? Top, £15, skirt, £24, both New Look; jacket, £50, boots, £50, both River Island.
Why? I take a smart, girly look and make it edgy by adding a leather jacket or boots.
Who? I love Rihanna’s urban street style. She doesn’t care what anyone thinks, and she always stands out from the crowd.
Monthly spend: £100
Catherine Anderson (49), classroom assistant, Lisburn
Wore what? Jumper, £14, skirt, £14, shoes, £15, all Matalan; bag, £22, M&S.
Why? I like my style to be bold, bright and funky. I don’t like going with the ‘norm’.
Who? I admire Victoria Beckham’s effortless style. Her look never appears messy.
Monthly spend: £50-100
Kirsty Wilson (33), area manager, Banbridge
Wore what? Top, £25, River Island; jacket, £35, skirt, £20, both New Look; shoes, £85,Panache; bag, £24, Dunnes Stores.
Why? I would say my style is dressy casual — I like pairing skirts with trainers. Animal print is my go-to at the moment.
Who? I think Olivia Palermo’s look is classy and unique.
Monthly spend: £100-£200