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Fashion Spy: I like Kate Middleton's style as it's classic and traditional

By Rachel Dean

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

Terri Murphy (36), solicitor, Belfast

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Terri Murphy

Wore what? Dress, £40, Warehouse; coat, £40, TK Maxx; shoes, £20, New Look; bag, £20, Monsoon.

Why? I would have to describe my style as smart casual, but I make it fun with some prints or bold colours.

Who? I like Kate Middleton’s style as it’s classic and traditional. Her looks are always very feminine, too.

Kate Middleton (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Jade Gilmore (21), student, Co Louth

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Jade Gilmore

Wore what? Top, £10, Primark; coat, £30, Stradivarius; jeans, £40, Topshop; shoes, £40, Dune; bag, gift, Ted Baker.

Why? My style is classy and feminine. However, sometimes I can be a little more casual, too. I like a splash of colour in my outfit, but not too much.

Who? Olivia Palermo’s style is very sophisticated. I like how she wears more tailored clothes — she looks smart and classy.

Olivia Palermo (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images for Dior)

Jacqueline Gordan (23), dressmaker, Kilkeel

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Jacqueline Gordan

Wore what? Shirt, £40, ASOS; jeans, £42, River Island; boots, £80, Kurt Geiger; earrings, £4, bag, £28, SheIn.

Why? I like to have a vintage look and tend to go for monochromatic or patterned outfits.

Who? I follow Millie Mackintosh on Instagram — she looks amazing all the time. I take points from her looks.

Millie Mackintosh (Photo by Jeff Spicer/Getty Images)

Clare Noade (30), civil servant, Belfast

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Clare Noade

Wore what? Dress, £25, Warehouse; shoes, £8, New Look.

Why? I would say I have quite a bohemian look — I love relaxed, comfy looks. I like very feminine looks, too.

Who? Jennifer Aniston’s street style always looks so comfy but still so stylish. I like how she keeps it really simple but still looks fabulous.

Jennifer Aniston (Photo by Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures)

Nichola McCartan (37), solicitor, Belfast

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Nichola McCartan

Wore what? Dress, £14.99, bag, £20, earrings, £8.50, all H&M; jacket, £30, Topshop; shoes, £10, boutique in Warrenpoint.

Why? I like vintage style, especially looks with block colours.

Who? Victoria Beckham’s style is my favourite at the moment. I love how it’s so simple, but still looks so classy.

Victoria Beckham (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Lucy Sproule (32), visual merchandiser, Co Tyrone

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Lucy Sproule

Wore what? Dress, £50, bag, coat, £89, bag, £32, all Warehouse; shoes, £99, Office.

Why? I would describe my style as current and on trend. I usually wear darker colours. However, I add a little touch of colour to my look.

Who? Alexa Chung is the ultimate style icon for me. Her look is so edgy but effortless — it’s clear that fashion sense just comes naturally to her.

Alexa Chung (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images For Entertainment Weekly)

Kathryn Phillips (32), teacher, Belfast

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Kathryn Phillips

Wore what? Top, £16, Topshop; jacket, £70, Zara; jeans, £100, Tommy Hilfiger; boots, £50, M&S; bag, £1,200, Gucci.

Why? Through autumn and winter, I prefer classic, rich colours. I always have a statement piece. It’s usually a handbag.

Who? Rosie Huntington-Whiteley has such a classic look. I love how she puts her own little twist on her style to make it more unique and fun.

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for PAIGE )

Jodie Hotchen (21), analyst, Belfast

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Jodie Hotchen

Wore what? Top, £9, Soundspace; jacket, £65, Urban Outfitters; trousers, £18, Stradivarius; trainers, £48, Puma; bag, £9, Primark.

Why? My look could be described as quite urban and modern. I love pairing black and white together in most of my looks.

Who? I really like Jess Woodley’s look — it’s modern and cool.

Jess Woodley (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

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