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Belfast Fashion Spy: 'Olivia Palermo has great style - it's both classy and elegant'

By Rachel Dean

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

Serena Mills (21), fashion blogger, Belfast

Wore what? Top, £19, coat, £70, hat, £12, all Zara; jeans, £15, F&F; boots, £40, Public Desire; bag, £1,500, Givenchy.

Why? My look is definitely unusual. I love including a lot of colour or patterns into my outfits.

Who? Olivia Palermo has great style — it’s both classy and elegant.

Niamh Curran (23), postgraduate, Omagh

Wore what? Dress, £10, bag, £17, both Primark; coat, £45, Sainsbury’s; boots, £45, River Island.

Why? Two words to describe my style would be random and quirky. I loving a mixture of patterns which usually result in a unique look.

Who? I adore Pippa O’Connor’s style. It always looks so cool and effortless.

Marlena Lovell (37), stay-at-home mum, Newry

Wore what? Jumper, £25, jeans, £45, both Topshop; poncho, £30, Quiz; boots, £50, Uptown Girl; bag, £300, Michael Kors.

Why? I love winter style over the other seasons. My style is comfortable and I include nice patterns and burgundy tones.

Who? I love every style choice Khloe Kardashian makes.

Siobhan Curran (59), classroom assistant, Omagh

Wore what? Jumper, £30, coat, £50, both Dorothy Perkins; jeans, £10, boots, £20, both Primark; bag, £40, Menarys.

Why? I would say my overall style is quite elegant. I wear a lot of neutral tones, but, I do love an occasional bright colour, especially coral.

Who? I admire Holly Willoughby’s style. She always looks great on TV.

Emma McCloskey (21), document reviewer, Maghera

Wore what? Top, £28, River Island; coat, £29, Primark; trousers, £30, Zara; boots, £15, Ego; bag, gift, Michael Kors.

Why? My style is very casual with a lot of colour.

Who? I get a lot of style ideas from Fearne Cotton. Her style is unique and vibrant.

Anne McDermott (56), stay-at-home mum, Omagh

Wore what? Jumper, £45, jeans, £45, bag, £25, all Topshop; boots, £30, Dunnes Stores.

Why? My look is comfy but still stylish. I like putting effort into my outfits — I prefer a dressy look.

Who? While I don’t exactly follow celebrity fashion trends, I think former editor-in-chief of Vogue Carine Roitfeld looks amazing for her age. She’s so fashionable.

Emma Evans (43), finance controller, Newtownabbey

Wore what? Jumper, £45, Monsoon; coat, £75, Next; jeans, £140, Replay; boots, £80, Topshop; bag, £40, Aldo.

Why? I like my look to be very elegant and sophisticated. My style has always been very feminine.

Who? I love a lot of Victoria Beckham’s dressy looks — she has a way with fashion.

Rita Marsden (40), health service manager, Banbridge

Wore what? Dress, £90, scarf, £30, both Hobbs; coat, £120, Houstons; shoes, £30, Next; bag, £30, Donaghy’s.

Why? I would describe my style as smart casual. All my looks are feminine and colour co-ordinated.

Who? Amal Clooney puts her own personal twist on the smart casual look, and it works.

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