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Belfast Fashion Spy: 'Meghan Markle’s style is classy and simple but still makes a statement'

 

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex (Photo by Hannah Mckay - Pool / Getty Images)
Meghan, Duchess of Sussex (Photo by Hannah Mckay - Pool / Getty Images)
Nuala Corr
Chloe Deery
Sarah Lambe
Caitlin Roberts
Emma Lyons
Catherine Woods
Emma Harvey
Erin Kennedy

By Rachel Dean

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

Nuala Corr (54), complementary therapist, Belfast

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Nuala Corr
 

Wore what? Top, £39, Zara; coat, £80, ASOS; jeans, £60, Armani; boots, £80, Fly London; bag, £20, M&S.

Why? I’m a big fan of anything casual and comfy. I would say my style is a little bit quirky too — my wardrobe isn’t shy of bold colours.

Who? Olivia Palermo has a way with fashion. I like her unique look.

Monthly spend: £100

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Olivia Palermo (Photo by Claudio Lavenia/Getty Images For Ermanno Scervino)

Chloe Deery (27), nurse, Londonderry

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Chloe Deery
 

Wore what? Dress, £15, top, £5, both Primark; jacket, £60, Topshop; boots, £30, H&M; bag, £30, River Island.

Why? I would describe my style as really girly. I’m always wearing some sort of print.

Who? I think blogger Suzanne Jackson’s style is old school but still so chic.

Monthly spend: £100

Sarah Lambe (23), nurse, Belfast

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Sarah Lambe
 

Wore what? Coat, £40, jeans, £30, boots, £40, all New Look; scarf, £15, bag, £35, both River Island.

Why? I would say I have a traditional, feminine look.

Who? I like how singer Dua Lipa adds a funky element to her girly style.

Monthly spend: £150

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Dua Lipa (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Spotify)

Caitlin Roberts (26), administrator, Belfast

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Caitlin Roberts
 

Wore what? Dress, £25, ASOS; coat, £60, River Island; shoes, £80, Dr. Martens; bag, £100 Michael Kors.

Why? I like to mix different styles. My look is girly but edgy as I wear leathers and chunky boots.

Who? I love how blogger Emily Shakgough’s look is so achievable — it’s either from the high street or there are inexpensive alternatives available on the high street.

Monthly spend: £50-100

Emma Lyons (34), solicitor, Belfast

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Emma Lyons
 

Wore what? Top, £40, shoes, £40, both Zara; coat, £260, Karen Millen; trousers, £45, Next; bag, gift, Mulberry.

Why? For work, I have a classy, tailored look. Outside of work, I love a glamorous look.

Who? I think Meghan Markle’s style is classy and simple but still makes a statement.

Monthly spend: £150

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Meghan, Duchess of Sussex (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Catherine Woods (35), accountant, Belfast

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Catherine Woods
 

Wore what? Jumper, £17.99, scarf, £7.99; both H&M; coat, £39.99, Dorothy Perkins; jeans, £12.99, New Look; shoes, £39.99, Clarks; bag, £48, Longchamp.

Why? My style is simple and classic, consisting of mostly neutral tones.

Who? I like the French-inspired look, so I think French actress Audrey Tautou has great style.

Monthly spend: £150

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Audrey Tautou (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Emma Harvey (16), customer service rep, Lisburn

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Emma Harvey
 

Wore what? Jumper, £25, Soho; jacket, £15, New Look; jeans, £40, hat, £7, both Topshop; boots, £60, Schuh.

Why? I have a casual modern look that is straight off the high street.

Who? Ariana Grande’s style is different. She keeps her look fresh.

Monthly spend: £150

Erin Kennedy (20), student, Glengormley

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Erin Kennedy
 

Wore what? Top, £6, H&M; coat, £22, Primark; jeans, £32, DV8; boots, £15, TK Maxx; purse, £18, Rowallan of Scotland.

Why? I would describe my style as smart-casual. I tend to wear a lot of staple colours with maybe a little splash of something bright.

Who? Kylie Jenner is around the same age as me, so I’m always looking at her style for tips. I think she is both fashionable and modern.

Monthly spend: £60

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