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Belfast Fashion Spy: 'Maya Jama doesn't dress like most celebrities'

By Rachel Dean

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

Clare Halliday (58), self-employed, Greysteel

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Clare Halliday
 

Wore what? Dress, £110, Inside Out; coat, £350, Glass House; boots, £110, Zara; bag, £250, Karen Millen.

Why? I would describe my style as dressy and feminine.

Who? I like Victoria Beckham’s simple, structured style.

Amanda McCullough (31), beauty consultant, Belfast

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Amanda McCullough
 

Wore what? Jumper, £20, bag, £30, both Next; coat, £90, Mango; jeans, £42, River Island; boots, £120, Dune.

Why? My look is feminine, although I wear a lot of neutral tones rather than bold colours.

Who? Kate Middleton is the perfect icon for a classy, feminine look.

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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

Cerys McCorry (19), sales assistant, Belfast

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Cerys McCorry
 

Wore what? Jumpsuit, £15, New Look; coat, £65, Topshop; boots, £130, Dr Martens.

Why? My look is modern, stylish and a little bit edgy.

Who? I love how Maya Jama doesn’t dress like most celebrities. She doesn’t try too hard to get noticed. I think she’s so fashionable.

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Maya Jama

Fiona Magennis (50), retired, Belfast

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Fiona Magennis
 

Wore what? Top, £40, Warehouse; coat, £70, Oasis; jeans, £200, Rag & Bone; boots, £60, Kurt Geiger; bag, £80, Michael Kors.

Why? My look is feminine. I make an effort to co-ordinate colours in each outfit.

Who? Holly Willoughby has a lovely, feminine look. She dresses to complement her shape, but does it so effortlessly.

Emma McManus (31), dental nurse, Kilkeel

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Emma McManus
 

Wore what? Dress, £45, River Island; jacket, £120, House of Fraser; hat, £20, My Sister’s Closet; boots, £60, Cahill Brothers; bag, £20, H&M.

Why? I’m definitely more into winter fashion — I love layers, scarves, tights and boots.

Who? I have been following Rosie Connolly’s style recently — she’s such a stylish mum.

Courtney Montgomery (23), barista, Ballymena

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Courtney Montgomery
 

Wore what? Jumper, £19.99, H&M; jacket, £18, Primark; jeans, £20, bag, £17, both New Look; scarf, £20, House of Fraser; boots, £60, Next.

Why? I would describe my style as dressy-casual. I tend to wear a lot of neutral colours and I never wear bright colours.

Who? I like how Kourtney Kardashian dresses up casual looks by wearing heels. I think her style is much easier to mimic with high street pieces than the rest of her sisters’ looks.

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Helen McGranaghan (26), retail supervisor, Coleraine

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Helen McGranaghan
 

Wore what? Top, £15, Zara; jacket, £85, Benetton; skirt, £30, River Island; boots, £89, Topshop.

Why? I would say my style is girly with a twist. I tend to go for block colours.

Who? Kate Moss has the perfect edgy look. She can mix between feminine and masculine shapes and look fab each time.

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Kate Moss

Anne McCammon (52), retired, Belfast

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Anne McCammon
 

Wore what? Top, £35, trousers, £40, both Warehouse; coat, £90, M&S; boots, £60, House of Fraser; bag, £600, Mulberry.

Why? My style is usually casual and comfy. I keep it fun with bright colours.

Who? I think Ruth Langsford has great style. She’s modern but still dresses appropriately for her age.

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Ruth Langsford

Rebecca McKinney (32), Cool FM presenter and fashion stylist, Belfast

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Rebecca McKinney
 

Wore what? Jumper, (POA), Harp Lagerfield; skirt, £35, Zara; boots, £69, Topshop.

Why? I’m normally in my PJs for the Cool FM breakfast show, so I thought I’d make a bit of an effort (for once) in this fetching festive jumper. This is my favourite attire of the season. All the NI fashionistas want to get their hands on this limited edition, so I feel blessed the designer sent me this one. Harp Lagerfield and I are close personal friends, don’t you know.

Who? May McFettridge, always fabulous.

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John Linehan as May McFettridge

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