Shopping in Belfast is special. Why? Because we’ve high street stores, family owned businesses, designer boutiques, markets and the incredible Victoria Square and CastleCourt shopping centres – all within minutes of each other. With so many labels on offer, Belfast is turning heads with its trendsetting fashion.
Leading Belfast-based fashionista, Cliona Arthur (aka ‘the Style Bee’), takes us on a tour of Victoria Square shopping centre in the heart of the city to pick out her favourite summer styles and tell us what’s making a buzz in fashion.
Wear The Rainbow
The rainbow trend is a hit every summer but cult Danish designer, Stine Goya, has really shone this summer with a stunning rainbow striped satin midi dress. Also available as a skirt, this beautifully tailored piece is available from top-end retailer Rio & Brazil, located in Victoria Square Belfast.
Pair with statement iridescent heels from Dune and finish off your look with an on-trend embellished headband from independent boutique My Sisters’ Closet.
Dune Mermaid Shoes: £80
Valentina Headband (My Sister’s Closet): £19.99
Violet Striped Silk midi dress (Stine Goya at Rio & Brazil): £240
Get in tune with the polka-dot trend with this beautiful Micro-Spot green dress from Whistles, available at House of Fraser in Victoria Square Belfast. Dress it down for daytime with a pair of casual sneakers, such as the Allie animal print trainer from Mint Velvet. Give this girly look a rock chick edge with the Whistles Agnes Leather jacket, a classic investment piece to wear all year round.
Whistles Micro Spot Green dress: £169
Mint Velvet Allie White & Animal trainer: £89
Whistles Agnes Leather Jacket: £330
Get Spaced Out
We love this cute outfit! The girls over at My Sister’s Closet have an ever-changing selection of individual pieces and you’re guaranteed to find some great styles to mix and match every time you pop in. Add some sparkle to your knits with this cute and quirky ‘space’ jumper, paired with a multi-coloured midi skirt for an out-of-this world look, finished off with white heeled ankle boots. Complete the look with this timeless denim jacket from Mango which is available in different shades.
My sister’s closet Space Jumper: £26.50
MSC midi skirt: £65
Mint Velvet Melanie White Ankle Boot: £139
Mango pocketed denim jacket: £35.99
Get your fashion fix at Victoria Square, located in the heart of Belfast. Visit www.victoriasquare.com