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Belfast Fashion Spy: 'Olivia Palermo has such a unique, quirky look'

Olivia Palermo
Olivia Palermo
Dearbhail Brogan
Maeve McBretney
Skye Boman
Cara Tougher
Jemma Cousins
Sophie Torrans
Annabelle Millar
Geraldine Loughrey
Rachel Dean

By Rachel Dean

Rachel Dean checks out the style at Belfast Fashion Week.

Dearbhail Brogan (22), student, Castlewellan

Dearbhail Brogan

Wore what? Top, £7, skirt, £10, bag, £24, all Topshop; jacket, £24, Boohoo; boots, £10, Primark.

Why? I’ve recently started adding bold, colourful pieces to my wardrobe. I’m quite the bargain hunter.

Who? Blogger Victoria Magrath’s style is simple and feminine. She’s very classy.

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Inception 👏🏼 @chloe

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Maeve McBretney (35), dressmaker, Newtownards

Maeve McBretney

Wore what? Top, £20, New Look; blazer, £79.99, trousers, £39.99, both Zara; shoes, £100, Ted Baker; bag, gift, Guess.

Why? I’m a big fan of suits at the moment. I’ve been trying out more masculine shapes.

Who? I think Holly Willoughby’s style is stunning. She wears a lot of midi skirts, which I love.

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Holly Willoughby

Skye Boman (20), beauty therapist, Dromore

Skye Boman

Wore what? Jumpsuit, £12, Primark; shoes, £12, bag, £13, both New Look.

Why? My style is very simple. I usually wear black.

Who? Dani Dyer’s down-to-earth personality shines through in her style.

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8 days🙈🙈

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Cara Tougher (21), student nurse, Belfast

Cara Tougher

Wore what? Top, £6, boots, £30, both ASOS; jacket, £40, Next; skirt, £20, Bershka; bag, £8, Primark.

Why? My look is grungy. I’m loving animal print at the moment.

Who? I like Jessica Woodley’s edgy looks.

Jemma Cousins (38), personal stylist, Newcastle

Jemma Cousins

Wore what? Playsuit, £10, DV8; blouse, £22, Miss Selfridge; jacket, gift, Principles; boots, £10, New Beginnings Charity Shop; bag, £20, Therapy.

Why? I like to mix my thrifting finds with high-street pieces.

Who? Olivia Palermo has such a unique, quirky look.

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MILAN, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 19: Olivia Palermo attends Delvaux Cocktails on September 19, 2018 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Tullio M. Puglia/Getty Images for Delvaux)

Sophie Torrans (21), student teacher, Belfast

Sophie Torrans

Wore what? Top, £5, ASOS; bralet top, £8, Primark; jacket, £20, Depop; skirt, £14, George; shoes, £20, Aldo; bag, £20, Stradivarius.

Why? I would describe my style as dressy casual.

Who? Melissa Riddell is my style icon. She never gets it wrong.

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In Dublin’s fair city ❤️

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Annabelle Millar (21), postgraduate, Holywood

Annabelle Millar

Wore what? Top, £40, Tommy Hilfiger; suit, £100, Miss Selfridge; shoes, £600, bag, gift, both Valentino.

Why? I like to make a statement with my look. I wear bold colours quite often.

Who? I love Gigi Hadid’s smart casual style. She’s so chic.

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Gigi Hadid

Geraldine Loughrey (36), project operator, Newtownards

Geraldine Loughrey

Wore what? Top, £20, jacket, £49, trousers, £32, bag, £20, all Topshop; shoes, £23, New Look.

Why? I follow fashion trends, so I would say my style is modern.

Who? Topshop is my go-to shop, so I look to the likes of Freddie Perrins and Aisling Gallagher (Topshop personal shoppers) for style tips. They are so creative with outfits.

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