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Belfast fashion spy: 'Saoirse Ronan’s style goes from classic and smart to bold and fun'


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

Alice Donnelly (24) assistant buyer, Liverpool

Alice Donnelly

Wore what? Coat, £60, bag, £25, both ASOS; jeans, £55, & Other Stories; boots, £90, Dr Martens.

Why? I like an effortless look, I’ll go for anything casual and comfy.

Who? Alexa Chung’s style seems so effortless.

Monthly spend: £50-100

Alexa Chung (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Jodie Garrett (22), student, Ballygowan

Jodie Garrett

Wore what? Top, £14, jeans, £22, both Debenhams; coat, £140, Jasper Conran; belt, £3, shoes, £16, bag, £12, all Primark.

Why? I like the monochrome look. It’s effortless but effective.

Who? Victoria Beckham wears a lot of stunning, classic pieces. She looks fabulous.

Monthly spend: £100

Victoria Beckham (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Sharon Saygivar (22), student, Newry

Sharon Saygivar

Wore what? Top, £15, Pull & Bear; coat, £80, Warehouse; jeans, £30, Topshop; boots, £150, House of Fraser; bag, £130, Kate Spade.

Why? I tend to wear darker colours more as I find I suit them much more than lighter, pale colours.

Who? I like Daisy Ridley’s style, she always looks so elegant.

Monthly spend: £100

Daisy Ridley (Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)

Nicola Leatherborrow (23), centenary nurse, Liverpool

Nicola Leatherborrow

Wore what? Jumper, £20, boots, £90, bag, £45, all Zara; coat, £85, jeans, £36, both Topshop.

Why? My style is very casual. I prefer softer, pastel colours over anything bright and bold. 

Who? I follow Tia Lineker on Instagram and I just love her simple, quirky look.

Monthly spend: £100

Rebecca Nixon (19), student, Bangor

Rebecca Nixon

Wore what? Top, £12, scarf, £12, jeans, £45, all Topshop; jacket, £45, boots, £30, both New Look.

Why? I would say my style is really simple. I tend to go for a lot of neutral colours or greys.

Who? I love how Saoirse Ronan’s style can go from classic and smart to bold and fun.

Monthly spend: £200 plus

Saoirse Ronan (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Nicole Sutton (23), project co-ordinator, Holywood

Nicole Sutton

Wore what? Jumper, £20, boots, £30, H&M; coat, £30, F&F; jeans, £15, ASOS; bag, £24, Accessorize.

Why? I’m very much a ‘jumper and jeans’ kind of girl. I wear black a lot, but always with a pop of colour.

Who? Philippa Ross has a real effortless look. She always looks classy and well put together.

Monthly spend: £50-100

Michelle Hatfield (46), corporate services director, Liverpool

Michelle Hatfield

Wore what? Dress, £25, gloves, £25, both M&S; coat, £250, House of Fraser; boots, £200, Ralph Lauren; bag, £800, Louis Vuitton.

Why? I would have to describe my style as ‘relaxed glam’. I love adding a little hint of colour to my look whether it’s through my shoes or my bag.

Who? I think Victoria Beckham is the best style icon for classic looks. She never falters.

Monthly spend: £200

Rosanna Rooke (31), civil servant, Manchester

Rosanna Rooke

Wore what? Top, £15, H&M; coat, £90, Zara; jeans, £35, ASOS; boots, £40, Topshop; bag, £900, Mulberry.

Why? My style is modern and casual but still fun.

Who? Faye Williams has great style. I like that her look is edgy rather than girly.

Monthly spend: £200

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