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Belfast Fashion Spy: 'Rihanna is a trendsetter rather than a follower'

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

Anna Grytney (17), student, Craigavon

Anna Grytney

Wore what? Top, £15, Forever 21; trousers, £50, Urban Outfitters; jacket, £50, shoes, £30, both H&M.

Why? I usually go for the edgy, ‘Urban Outfitters’ look.

Who? I think Cara Delevingne’s style is different and suits her overall look.

Cara Delevingne (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images for Christian Dior)

Emily McClements (19), barmaid, Antrim

Emily McClements

Wore what? Top, £22, coat, £55, both Urban Outfitters; jeans, £20, PrettyLittleThing; boots, £30, bag, £10, both New Look.

Why? I like to take trends and do my own thing with them. I definitely prefer darker colours. 

Who? I think Dua Lipa’s look is unique and cool.

Dua Lipa (Photo by Jeff Spicer/Getty Images)

Kerry Donnelly (27), supervisor, Dungannon

Kerry Donnelly

Wore what? Coat, £10, Cancer Research; hat, £12.99, Forever 21; boots, £25, ASOS; bag, gift, Little Red Vintage.

Why? I wear a lot of black but always with a pop of colour or a bold statement piece.

Who? Fearne Cotton has such a quirky look. I like that she has fun with style.

Fearne Cotton (Photo by John Phillips/Getty Images)

Anna McGarry (17), student, Belfast

Anna McGarry

Wore what? Top, £5, Next; jacket, gift; jeans, £30, ASOS; boots, £20, H&M; bag, £100, Ralph Lauren.

Why? I try to follow trends, so I would say my style is modern. I usually add a little touch of colour to my look.

Who? Kim Kardashian is great with fashion and trends. She knows exactly what suits her and her look always looks fresh.

Kim Kardashian (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)

Jade Jackson (21), receptionist, Ballymena

Jade Jackson

Wore what? Jumper, £20, Missguided; coat, £60, Topshop; jeans, £20, Boohoo; boots, £15, Pull&Bear; backpack, gift, JAG.

Why? My style is chic and modern but eclectic, too.

Who? Kourtney Kardashian has to be my style icon — if I could afford to, I’d dress like her all the time!

Kourtney Kardashian (Photo by John Sciulli/Getty Images for Amazon's Style Code Live )

Niamh Martin (17), student, Omagh

Niamh Martin

Wore what? Top, £16, HMV; skirt, £20, Boohoo; hat, £5, Amazon; coat, £25, boots, £35, both Topshop.

Why? I’m really inspired by ’80s fashion. I try to avoid jeans and I either wear skirts or flared trousers. 

Who? I love Rihanna’s style. She’s a trendsetter rather than a follower.

Rihanna (Photo by Jacopo Raule/Getty Images for Sephora loves Fenty Beauty by Rihanna launch event )

Maria Donnelly (50), charity shop manager, Dungannon

Maria Donnelly

Wore what? Blouse, £30, jeans, £20, both River Island; coat, £12, Cancer Research; scarf, £4, Primark; shoes, £29, Panache; bag, £25, Lisa Kay.

Why? I would describe my style as smart-casual. I’m loving floral prints at the moment — they are so feminine.

Who? Victoria Beckham always has very straight lines. Her style is simple but modern and elegant.

Victoria Beckham (Photo by Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images)

Courtney Hutchinson (21), student, Enniskillen

Courtney Hutchinson

Wore what? Top, £30, Zara; trousers, £20, PrettyLittleThing; coat, £60, Monki; shoes, £80, Fila; bag, £80, Topshop.

Why? I would describe my look as dressy-casual. I like the trend at the moment of dressing down dressy outfits with a pair of trainers.

Who? I love Bella Hadid’s mixture of dressy and sporty fashion.

Bella Hadid (Photo by Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images for Dior)

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