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Tuesday, June 14, 2011

10 Summer Festival Fashion Essentials

Festival fashion season is upon us and it is definitely just as much about the fashion as the music. Even those who can't make it ot one of the summer music festivals can still take inspiration from the key looks that have evolved into to what is now affectionately classed as festival fashion. Looking good at a festival is all about being prepared and being practical but without sacrificing your style. It s also about adding a little individuality but there are some key festival fashion pieces that you will see everywhere just because they work so well for festivals no matter what the weather is like. Here are are pick of summer festical fashion essentials to keep you looking stylish and feeling comfortable all summer long.

Floral Playsuit

One of the prettiest pieces for the summer, the floral playsuit is a great festival fashion alternative to the floral dress. They look great dressed down with boots and a denim jacket.

Daisy Dukes/ Denim Cutoffs


Over the years denim cutoffs or Daisy Dukes as they are now known have been a staple for festival goers. They are versatile as they go with just about anything and also are good for the warm or muddy weather. There might not be much to them but it is worth investing a little extra in a well fitting pair as they will be extra flattering.

Hunter Boots

violet hunter boots

Hunter boots have also become something of a festival fashion classic. if you want to add a statement accessory to your outfit and brighten up a dreary dat, choose from shiny pink or red. For a more subtle and sophisticated look try the original green boots or snake skin effect.

Statement sunglasses
round sunglasses

Sunglassses have the instant ability to make anyone and everyone feel a bit rock and roll (as well as keeping the sun out of your eyes). This year sunglasses are all about making a statement so choose a brightly coloured or unusual shaped pair to add a little fun to your outfit.
Across the body bag

festival fashion poncho

A poncho is a great way to keep warm or dry at a festival. If you can't quite imagine yourself looking stylish in a waterproof poncho, imagine the alternative - getting soaking wet all day, not a particularly stylish look. There are some very on trend ponchos available so don't be shy!

A Hat

wide brim hat

A hat not only makes a style statement but keeps the sun off and is a great way to add a finishing touch to you festival fashion outfit. Trilbies have been really popular for a while now by seventies style floppy hats look set to give them a run for their money this summer. You could of course go for something completely different like

Floral Dress

If the weather is sunny, then a beautiful floral dress wil not only make you stand out from crowd but also keep you cool alowing you to relax and enjoy your favourite bands. This summer there are plenty of really bright florals to choose from and you can bring them right up to date by accessorising with neon brights.

Across the body bag

An across the body bag has to be one of the easiest and most stylish ways to carry your possesions for a festival. Add a bright colour and some tassels and you have a great boho look.

Fun Accessories

It is the accessories and details that really make an outfit fun and different. Try adding a bit of your own personality to you festival fashion to make you really stand out from the crowd.