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Fashion Spy: Victoria Beckham’s style is classic

Fashion journalist Rachel Dean checks out the style in Victoria Square, Belfast this week.

Susanna Smith (26), store manager, Belfast

Susanna Smith

Wore what? Top, £25, trousers, £19, both Zara; shoes, £40, Superga; bag, £600, Mulberry.

Why? My style is a mixture between formal and casual, and I like my outfits to look very tailored. I prefer traditional colours such as navy and red.

Who? Victoria Beckham’s style is classic. If she’s wearing something I like and that fits my own look, I may take a few style tips from her.

Brenda Fitzsimmons (55), civil servant, Belfast

Brenda Fitzsimmons

Wore what? Top, £5, New Look; jacket, £45, Oasis; skirt, £15, Sainsbury’s; shoes, £45, River Island; bag, £38, J by Jasper Conran.

Why? I would describe my style as modern and feminine with lots of colour. I do make a conscious effort with my look.

Who? While I don’t have a style icon in particular, I always browse Look magazine for age-appropriate fashion inspiration.

Renata Paukstaityte (31), nurse, Lithuania

Renata Paukstaityte

Wore what? Dress, £89, Monsoon; cardigan, £15, shop in PortAventura; shoes, £25, Lotus; bag, £60, Carvela.

Why? I would have to describe my style as smart-casual. I am very feminine too. I wear dresses a lot, especially ones with lots of colours or a nice print.

Who? I love Eva Longoria’s style — it’s fitted and feminine. I follow her on Instagram.

Cora Kelly (20), student, Co Down

Cora Kelly

Wore what? Top, £8, Zara; jeans, £30, boots, £8, both New Look; bag, £50, Jack Wills.

Why? My style is casual and quite alternative. I am very modern, shopping in all the high-street stores.

Who? I love the style of the Olsen twins — they are so indie and unique, I love it.

Joanna Fyffe (45), museum education officer, Belfast

Joanna Fyffe

Wore what? Dress, £15, TK Maxx; cardigan, £9, Warehouse; shoes, £24.99, H&M; bag, £5, Dunnes Stores.

Why? My look is very high-street with a little bit of vintage influence. My style is seasonal, so at the moment, I prefer items that are lighter and brighter.

Who? Sofia Vergara is so glamorous and bold. Even in her street style, she looks amazing.

Shannon Edgar (21), student, Portadown

Shannon Edgar

Wore what? Top, £5, Stradivarius; jacket, £50, trousers, £30, bag, £50, all Zara; shoes £25, Topshop.

Why? I don’t mind changing my look to suit the season or occasion. At the moment, I love anything that is comfy and summery.

Who? Millie Mackintosh’s style is simple, feminine and so effortless. I like that a lot of her looks are very achievable. 

Justine Hanna (18), student, Tyrone

Justine Hanna

Wore what? Top, £15, ASOS; gilet, £10, Primark; jeans, £38, Topshop; shoes, £15, JustFab; bag, £45, River Island.

Why? I have a classic girly look. I love pastel colours, because they allow colour without it being too bold.

Who? I’m loving how Miley Cyrus has gone back to her roots. Her style is casual and fun now, without being too crazy.

Janet Warwick (43), teacher, Aghagallon

Janet Warwick

Wore what? Top, £50, Zara; jeans, £90, Reiss; shoes, £160, Whistles; bag, £90, Karen Millen.

Why? I like to keep my look simple but classy. I prefer good-quality clothes, which does end up costing a little more money, but the items last much longer.

Who? Emma Willis is the perfect style icon — I would take points from her outfits quite a bit. She wears a lot of stuff from Whistles too and I love their clothes.

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