Belfast Telegraph

Fashion spy: Kim Kardashian’s look is always quite neutral, she has a way with fashion.

Our reporter Rachel Dean checks out the style in the Victoria Centre, Belfast and finds plenty of trendy people out and about.

Denise Nash (44), civil servant, Ballymena

Monthly spend: £200

Wore what? Top, £25, Oasis; blazer, £25, H&M; trousers, £22, Next; shoes, £149, Enzo Angiolini; scarf, £5, market in Portugal; bag, £100, Armani Jeans.

Why? I would describe my style as smart casual. I usually wear a lot of tailoring with subtle colours because of my job.

Who? Alex Jones is so well dressed. Her outfits are always really smart and suited to her role as a television presenter.

Megan McCoy (18), beauty therapist, Crossmaglen

Monthly spend: £50-100

Wore what? Top, £7, Miss Selfridge; sleeveless jacket, £40, Red Herring; jeans, £42, River Island; shoes, £18, Penneys; bag, gift, Michael Kors.

Why? I like mixing between casual and dressier, sophisticated looks.

Who? Kendall Jenner’s style is great as it's casual sometimes and other times it’s very glamorous. She wears fur a lot which I love including into my outfits.

Katie Clyde (26), make-up artist, Belfast

Monthly spend: £100-150

Wore what? Top, £10, boots, £13, both Missguided; gilet, £65, Miss Selfridge; jeans, £25, New Look.

Why? I aim for a modern, comfy style. I buy a lot of neutral colours because I think they are timeless and classic.

Who? Kim Kardashian’s look is always quite neutral and simple, too. She has a way with fashion.

Laura McAleer (29 ), graphic designer, Lisburn

Monthly spend: £50

Wore what? Shirt, £30, jeans, £32, boots, £75, all Topshop; jacket, £300, All Saints; scarf, £18, Accessorize; bag, £359, Michael Kors.

Why? I just do my own thing with fashion. My style is modern but very muted and simple.

Who? Swedish blogger, Victoria Tornegren has a really clean, sleek look. I love her blog and get a lot of great fashion tips from it.

Lesley Macaulay (53), fundraising manager, Portstewart

Monthly spend: £300-400

Wore what? Shirt, £90, Logans of Cloughmills; poncho, £300, Cubana Boutique; jeans, £200, House of Fraser; shoes, £165, Vivienne Westwood; bag, £850, Aspinal of London.

Why? I would say my look is very well-tailored with a quirky twist. I try to dress appropriately for my age and shape.

Who? Victoria Beckham’s style is so clean cut — I have never seen a bad photograph of her. She just knows fashion.

Helen French (48), civil servant, Seaforde

Monthly spend: £50

Wore what? Shirt, £22, Zara; jacket, £35, GAP; jeans, £60, Wraps (Newcastle); boots, £20, M&S; necklace, £90, Pandora; bag, gift, Mulberry.

Why? My style is casual but it suits me. I like patterns, especially floral.

Who? I love Tess Daly’s style, especially on Strictly Come Dancing — those dresses are stunning. She’s very glamorous.

Martine Donegal (29), hairdresser, Northampton

Monthly spend: £150

Wore what? Jumper, £45, Oasis; coat, £80, Zara; jeans, £45, Topshop; boots, £50, River Island; bag, £5, Primark.

Why? My style is very practical, but comfortable. Autumn is my favourite season because I can get all my jumpers out again.

Who? I like Khloe Kardashian’s look because it’s so stylish and classy.

Melissa Hill (26), sales assistant, Belfast

Monthly spend: £300

Wore what? Top, £28, jeans, £45, both River Island; boots, £40, Stradivarius; bag, £320, Michael Kors.

Why? I’d say my look is fresh and modern — I keep up to date on trends because of my job in retail. My style is edgy with lots of colour, too.

Who? I like Fearne Cotton’s quirky look. I get some style ideas from her.

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