Belfast Telegraph

Fashion spy: We hit the city's streets for a good snoop


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

Orla McGlennon (58), manager, Newcastle

Orla McGlennon

Wore what? Dress, £24, Phase Eight; cardigan, £16, Wallis; shoes, £28, Kurt Geiger; bag, gift, Michael Kors.

Why? I think of myself as quite fashionable. I have a classic, feminine style.

Who? Kate Middleton wears those LK Bennett dresses so well and her style is just to die for.

Monthly spend: £200-300

Niamh Kelly (25), doctor, Newry

Niamh Kelly

Wore what? Top, £12, shoes, £20, both M&S; trousers, £12.95, jacket, £29, both H&M; bag, £40, Oasis.

Why? I really like the bohemian look because the floral patterns and colours are so cool. I try to do my own thing with my style, just to stand out and look a little different from the norm.

Who? Holly Willoughby is the perfect style icon because she’s so glamorous. I follow her on Instagram and her outfit posts never disappoint.

Monthly spend: £60

Sarah Hynes (24), teacher, Belfast

Sarah Hynes

Wore what? Dress, £13, shoes, £6, both Primark; bag, £19, River Island.

Why? I can be casual, but I do dress up sometimes, too. I keep my style pretty simple.

Who? No one else has perfected the casual look like Alessandra Ambrosio. Her street-style is so relaxed but still really cool.

Monthly spend: £50-100

Cora Timoney (18), student, Carryduff

Cora Timoney

Wore what? Dress, £30, Dorothy Perkins; shoes, £15, New Look; bag, £40, Accessorize.

Why? My style is very cute and girly. I always wear dresses as they are summery and fun.

Who? I love YouTuber Zoe Sugg (Zoella) for her quirky, feminine style. I enjoy watching her clothing haul videos.

Monthly spend: £50

Sambie Lee (22), student, Newcastle

Sambie Lee

Wore what? Dress, £40, Topshop; shoes, £30, TK Maxx; bag, £60, Carvella.

Why? If I had to describe my look in just one word it would have to be ‘feminine’. I especially love floral prints and ruffles.

Who? Olivia Culpo’s style is very chic and girly. I definitely steal a few ideas from her as I love her look.

Monthly spend: £200

Sophie Campbell (22), bank official, Belfast

Sophie Campbell

Wore what? Top, £25, Zara; jacket, £30, Stradivarius; jeans, £40, Topshop; shoes, £40, River Island; bag, £30, TK Maxx.

Why? I would say my look is simple but on-trend. I usually wear darker colours, but, in the summer I prefer lighter, neutral colours.

Who? Gigi Hadid’s street-style is so accessible and achievable, it’s all from high-street stores that aren’t shockingly priced.

Monthly spend: £100

Angela Clayton (54), window cleaner, Carrickfergus

Angela Clayton

Wore what? Top, £12, Dorothy Perkins; skirt, £15, M&S; shoes, £8, Shoe Zone; bag, £12, Dunnes Stores.

Why? I like my look to be fitted and feminine. I definitely prefer bold colours as they make for a much more interesting look.

Who? I think Rachel Riley’s style is so pretty. She’s always wearing dresses and skirts, just like me.

Monthly spend: £30

Sarah English (24), visual merchandiser, Belfast

Sarah English

Wore what? Top, £99, trousers, £109, both Ted Baker; shirt, £30, Levi’s; jacket, £70, Aquascutum; shoes, £100, Dr Martens; bag, £150, Fossil.

Why? For me, vintage fashion is the ultimate style. I love navy and autumnal colours in an outfit.

Who? Alexa Chung is into retro style too. I think her look is so cool and sometimes take points from it.

Monthly spend: £50

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