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Fashion Spy: 'Victoria Beckham is so chic'


Martina McCann
Martina McCann
Ashleen Stewart
Laura Neill
Nicole Montgomery
Roisin Devlin
Karla McDermott
Nicola Creighton
Jamie Kerr
Rachel Dean

By Rachel Dean

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

Martina McCann (49),  owner of The Hat House, Glenavy

Wore what? Dress, £9, Matalan; shoes, £19.99, New Look; bag, gift, Mulberry.

Why? My style is classic and smart. I love shopping high street fashion.

Who? Melania Trump is so classy.

Monthly spend: £100

Ashleen Stewart (25),  student, Ballycastle

Wore what? Top, £6, skirt, £20, both H&M; coat, £80, bag, £25, both Zara; sunglasses, £120, Ray-Ban; shoes, £15, Primark.

Why? My look is simple and classic. I prefer soft colours and neutral tones.

Who? I like YouTuber Lydia Tomlinson’s style because it’s neutral and classic with a modern twist.

Monthly spend: £100

Laura Neill (24),  IT consultant, Belfast

Wore what? Top, £10, Stradivarius; skirt, £20, F&F; sunglasses, £50, Quay; shoes, £150, Dr. Martens; bag, gift, Victoria Secret.

Why? I keep up to date with fashion trends. I wear my docs all the time — they go with everything!

Who? Blogger Emily Shakgough has such a unique look. I love how daring she can be with fashion.

Monthly spend: £60

Nicole Montgomery (32),  tech support, Belfast

Wore what? Top, £8, New Look; skirt, £11, H&M; shoes, £50, Converse.

Why? I would say my look is quite casual. I like to dress down outfits with trainers.

Who? I think Alexa Chung has great style.

Monthly spend: £100

Roisin Devlin (30),  civil servant, Banbridge

Wore what? Top, £30, Zara; jeans, £40, Topshop; sunglasses, £120, Ray-Ban; shoes, £30, New Look; bag, £150, Ralph Lauren.

Why? My look could be described as classic and simple.

Who? I follow Cool FM’s Melissa Riddell on Instagram because I think she’s so stylish. She never gets it wrong.

Monthly spend: £150-200

Karla McDermott (24),  retail assistant, Newtownabbey

Wore what? Dress, £199, Karen Millen; jacket, £60, Zara; shoes, £50, Converse; bag, £30, Oliver Bonas.

Why? I’m inspired by vintage fashion. I would say my look is funky and colourful.

Who? Designer and blogger Karla Deras Chambers has a great sense of fashion. Her look is effortlessly sophisticated.

Monthly spend: £50-100

Nicola Creighton (33),  sales rep, Belfast

Wore what? Top, £250, Tara Jarmon; blazer, £90, River Island; trousers, £40, Zara; shoes, £690, Valentino; bag, gift, Prada.

Why? I would describe my style as dressy casual. I like to invest in timeless, quality pieces.

Who? Victoria Beckham is so chic.

Monthly spend: £500

Jamie Kerr (25),  freelance designer, Belfast

Wore what? Sweater, £20, H&M; skirt, £20, trainers, £25, both New Look; sunglasses, £120, Ray-Ban; bag, £50, Debenhams.

Why? My style is always changing. I like to dress it down with trainers or DM boots.

Who? I follow blogger Lauren Johnson on Instagram for her quirky, girly look.

Monthly spend: £100

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