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Fashion Spy: 'Rihanna's look is unique and suited specifically to her'

By Rachel Dean

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

Sammy Sergeant (24), accounts technician, Portadown

Wore what? Dress, £15, bag, £10, both Primark; shoes, £22, New Look.

Why? I love lots of feminine prints and colours. My look is both smart and casual.

Who? Rihanna’s style is one we don’t see very often - her look is unique and suited specifically to her.

Rachel Leathem (25), solicitor, Lurgan

Wore what? Dress, £20, blazer, £30, both H&M; shoes, £25, M&S; bag, £160, Kate Spade.

Why? My look is smart and classic with quirky accents. I have to dress smartly for my job. I do prefer this sort of style as it suits me much better than anything casual. I love wearing dresses.

Who?  I like how Olivia Palermo puts her own spin on the classic style trend.

Karen Montgomery (56), civil servant, Larne

Wore what? Top, £40, White Stuff; jacket, £200-plus, Karen Millen; trousers, £55, Biba; shoes, £60, Dune; bag, £200, DKNY.

Why? I would describe my look as very classic. I always have a statement colour within my outfits.

Who? Cate Blanchett’s style is very sophisticated with classic, clean lines.

Courtney Maxwell (24), recruiter, Belfast

Wore what? Top, £16, jacket, £50, jeans, £30, all Topshop; shoes, £28, ASOS; bag, £30, Brandy Melville.

Why? I like an alternative look with classic colours — nothing too bright.

Who? I love Vanessa Hudgen’s bohemian look. She always wears the perfect colours for her skin tone.

Danielle Knipe (20), retail assistant, Portadown

Wore what? Jumper, £12, Primark; skirt, £12, boots, £25, both New Look; bag, £100, Guess.

Why? My style is plain and simple and I love autumnal colours so this is my favourite season.

Who? I usually don’t follow celebrity style trends but I do think that Amanda Seyfried’s style is really cute.

Adna Mayet (18), childminder, France

Wore what? Jumper, £5, jacket, £1, bag, £6, all from Oxfam; jeans, £20, scarf, £10, shoes, £35, all from a store in France.

Why? As long as everything is matching, I am happy with my look. I believe in giving back to others, so I get a lot of stuff from charity shops.

Who? Emma Watson’s style is great because it is achievable, and she always looks amazing.

Charlotte McCullough (26), administrator, Lisburn

Wore what? Top, £19.99, coat, £49.99, both H&M; trousers, £35, Topshop; shoes, £35, River Island; bag, £150, Biba.

Why? I would say my style is very classy. I follow trends to make sure my look is fresh and modern.

Who? Sienna Millar’s pared down style is absolutely stunning. She keeps it quite casual as well which makes it much more achievable.

Casey Crawford (17), student, Strabane

Wore what? Top, £15, Missguided; shirt, £25, jeans, £38, scarf, £16, all Topshop; shoes, £30, Office; bag, £30, River Island.

Why? I would describe my style as feminine but with more neutral colours rather than the traditional girly pinks. I love grey.

Who? I like Khloe Kardashian’s look because it really suits her figure. She wears a lot of neutral colours, too.

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