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Belfast Fashion Spy: Taylor Swift is fresh and classy, Olivia Palermo’s look is so polished

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

Lois Tudge (24)

Banking assistant, Belfast

Monthly spend: £100

Wore what? Jumper, £20, coat, £34, boots, £30, all New Look; jeans, £42, River Island; bag, £295, Michael Kors.

Why? I keep a very modern, casual look. I include a lot of dark autumnal colours into my outfits as they suit me best.

Who? I like Taylor Swift’s street style. It’s casual but still very fresh and pretty.

Aine Cronin (24) 

Waitress, Londonderry

Monthly spend: £300

Wore what? Dress, £48,

Topshop; jacket, £70, Zara; boots, £25, New Look; bag, £15, Camden Market.

Why? I would describe my style as boho chic.

Who? Nicole Richie works the bohemian look so well. I copy ideas from her floaty, flowery outfits.

Blagheen Davey (33)

Boutique owner, Crossgar

Monthly spend: £150

Wore what? Poncho, £95, jeans, £54.95, boots, £79.95, all Rebecca Jane boutique; top, £10, H&M; bag, gift.

Why? I would say my style is very classic but with a little quirky edge. I love wearing bold statement pieces.

Who? Olivia Palermo’s look is so polished and on trend.

Charlotte Tudge (22)

Retail supervisor, Belfast

Monthly spend: £100

Wore what? Jumper, £9.99, H&M; coat, £35, boots, £25, both New Look; jeans, £38, Topshop; bag, £250, Michael Kors.

Why? My look is usually monochromatic. I like a relaxed style with very soft colours — especially during the winter season.

Who? I usually do my own thing but if I could have a celebrity’s wardrobe it would have to be Blake Lively’s — her style is stunning.

Chantelle Walsh (23)

Hairstylist, Belfast

Monthly spend: £200

Wore what? Jumper, £20, shoes, £25, both New Look; coat, £40, trousers, £20, both Zara.

Why? My style could be

described as dressy casual. I definitely suit darker colours, especially navy.

Who? Gigi Hadid’s street style is a mixture of casual and dressy, too. She always looks up to date.

Natalie Collins (33)

Legal professional, Portrush

Monthly spend: £150

Wore what? Jumper, £16, skirt, £32, coat, £60, boots, £60, all Topshop; hat, £5, New Look; scarf, £16, River Island; bag, gift, Louis Vuitton.

Why? My style is very simple and feminine. It’s so casual but I do dress it up a little sometimes.

Who? I really love Keira Knightley’s style — she’s the perfect icon for the effortless feminine look.

Siobhan Murphy (22)

Sales assistant, Glenavy

Monthly spend: £300

Wore what? Dress, £15.99, Zara; coat, £60, M&S; headband, £3, eBay; shoes, gift, boutique in Litcham; bag, gift, Valentino.

Why? My style is definitely very modern as I change it according to the season. I’m always following fashion trends.

Who? Alexa Chung is my ultimate style icon. Her look is perfect, I’m always taking pointers from her.

Hannah Russell (22)

Student, Dromore

Monthly spend: £100-150

Wore what? Jumper, £15, leggings, £10, New Look; coat, £60, Next; boots, gift; bag, £60, TK Maxx.

Why? My style is really casual but I always include very bold colours to give my look life. I’m not a fan of pastel colours.

Who? I absolutely adore Rita Ora’s style. She always seems to go for vivid, eye-catching outfits. She isn’t afraid to stand out.

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