Belfast Telegraph

Fashion Spy: 'Fearne Cotton puts a real funky twist on fashion. I absolutely love her style.'

By Rachel Dean

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

Eimear McCullough (20), hairdresser, Dromara

Wore what? Top, £25, jeans, £40, both Topshop; jacket, £15, bag, £15, both Sainsbury; shoes, £15, Primark.

Why? I’d have to describe my look as quirky and bright. I like having fun with my outfits by keeping them fresh and different.

Who? I love Khloe Kardashian’s style — I follow her on Instagram and I am forever copying her looks.

Monthly spend: £100

Samantha McCabe (29), teacher, Tandragee

Wore what? Shirt, £8, F&F; coat, £85, Next; jeans, £42, River Island; boots, £25, bag, £10, both Primark.

Why? My style could be described as smart casual but still very individualistic and quirky. I like detailed or statement pieces.

Who? I really admire how glamorous Rochelle Humes is. Her look is stunning but still achievable — it’s never overstated.

Monthly spend: £150 plus

Cara McAleenan (20), bartender, Dromara

Wore what? Top, £10, coat, £28, jeans, £15, hat, £8, shoes, £15, all Primark; bag, £35, David Jones.

Why? My look is feminine and very comfy. I prefer neutral colours over anything too bright. I don’t think you need to spend a lot of money on clothes to look good.

Who? Kylie Jenner’s quirky looks are great.

Monthly spend: £100

Lisa Hasson (44), stay-at-home mum, Lisbane

Wore what? Dress, £200, bag, £200, both Ralph Lauren; jacket, £500, All Saints; boots, £150, Kurt Geiger.

Why? I would describe my style as eclectic. I like a nice mixture of designer and high street fashion. I love vintage style prints.

Who? Carey Mulligan’s look is understated and effortlessly cool. Her style is always very slick and refined.

Monthly spend: £400

Annika Latimer (21), cake business owner, Fermanagh

Wore what? Top, £10, boots, £10, both Primark; collar, homemade; coat, £150, boutique in Portadown; skirt, £20, Topshop; bag, £800, Louis Vuitton.

Why? I would say my style is unique to my fashion taste and interests. I wear a lot of pretty colours and girly prints.

Who? Victoria Beckham is so sophisticated and stylish.

Monthly spend: £100-200

Eiteain Monaghan (39), solicitor, Donegal

Wore what? Top, £140, jacket, £260, jeans, £95, all Karen Millen; boots, £65, Dune; bag, £200, DKNY

Why? I keep my look very classic and toned down. I don’t like anything over-the-top.

Who? I would definitely choose Amy Huberman as my style icon — she adds her own quirkiness to classy looks.

Monthly spend: £300-400

Angela Burke (37), childminder, Magherafelt

Wore what? Top, £12, River Island; coat, £20, bag, £6, both Hospice charity shop; jeans, £45, Topshop; scarf, gift; boots, £120, Dune.

Why? My style is comfortable and very colourful. I favour winter over other seasons — I love big scarves and stylish coats.

Who? Fearne Cotton puts a real funky twist on fashion. I absolutely love her style.

Monthly spend: £100

Jill Semple (19), student, Londonderry

Wore what? Top, £6, coat, £25, both Primark; skirt, £30, Topshop; boots, £25, Matalan; bag, £120, Guess.

Why? I would say my style is very girly. I prefer neutral, toned-down colours, especially in the winter.

Who? I think Lucy Watson’s look is great because it’s minimal but so fashionable. She never gets it wrong.

Monthly spend: £50-100


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