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Fashion Spy: 'I like broadcaster and model Laura Whitmore’s relaxed, casual look'


Katelin Devine
Katelin Devine
Belinda Copeland
Serena Mills
Myra Devine
Shileen O’Kane
Karen Garratt
Kate McKeogh
Helen Carson
Rachel Dean

By Rachel Dean

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

Katelin Devine (21), student, Londonderry

Wore what? Top, £15, Missguided; jacket, £30, Missguided; skirt, £38, Ollie and Mel’s Boutique; headband, £2, Primark; shoes, £50, Converse; bag, gift, Michael Kors.

Why? My look is so girly — I love pink, glitter and pearls.

Who? Derry fashion blogger Arlene Gill is my style icon. I follow her on Instagram for outfit inspiration.

Monthly spend: £100

Belinda Copeland (43), stay-at-home mum, Waringstown

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Wore what? Jumpsuit, £29.99, Apricot; cardigan, £5, Primark; shoes, £50, Converse; bag, £20, DV8.

Why? My style is simple and casual, with a touch of print.

Who? Coleen Rooney shops the high street which means her look is always so achievable. I love her relaxed style.

Monthly spend: £100

Serena Mills (24), solicitor, Belfast

Wore what? Dress, £240, Realisation Par; shoes, £80, Veja; bag, gift, Dior.

Why? I’m really into fashion and I keep up to date with style trends, so I would say my look is modern and girly.

Who? I like broadcaster and model Laura Whitmore’s relaxed, casual look.

Monthly spend: £200 plus

Myra Devine (52), dispenser, Londonderry

Wore what? Top, £15, Debenhams; jacket, £15, Primark; trousers, £20, F&F; sunglasses, £7, New Look; shoes, £20, River Island; bag, gift, Louis Vuitton.

Why? I would describe my style as feminine. I love wearing floral prints and glitter.

Who? I think Holly Willoughby is stylish and feminine.

Monthly spend: £100

Shileen O’Kane (50), teacher, Belfast

Wore what? Dress, £150, shoes, £80, both Tommy Hilfiger; jacket, £60, Benetton; bag, £500, Louis Vuitton.

Why? Usually, my style is very sporty, but aside from that, I like classic, timeless pieces.

Who? Victoria Beckham is such a style icon. I think she’s smart and classy.

Monthly spend: £100

Karen Garratt (53), shop assistant, Moneyreagh

Wore what? Top, £36, Oasis; jeans, £90, Harrison Fashion; shoes, £24.99, H&M; bag, £800, Mulberry.

Why? I would say my look is simple and classic. I like clean cuts.

Who? I think people like Susanna Reid and Lorraine Kelly are stylish. I appreciate that they dress appropriately for their age.

Monthly spend: £50-100

Kate McKeogh (49), teacher, Belfast

Wore what? Dress, £50, ASOS; shoes, £50, Converse; bag, £115, Marc Jacobs.

Why? I like my style to be comfortable and colourful.

Who? I like Kate Moss for an edgy look and Victoria Beckham for a traditional, classy look.

Monthly spend: £500

Helen Carson (52), freelance journalist, Belfast

Wore what? Dress, £40, M&S; boots, £20, F&F; bag, £99, Biba.

Why? My style is a mix of classic pieces and modern fashion.

Who? I think Jennifer Aniston looks just as good going to the shops as she does on the red carpet. She always gets it right.

Monthly spend: £150

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