Festival Fashion for an Epic Summer

The summer festival season is upon us, bringing new levels and additions to your wardrobe. Festival fashion is really the brain child of many existing styles, you’ve got hits of sci-fi peaking underneath sleek 70s silhouettes, bodycon, faded denim, bold prints, bohemian maxis, crotched crop tops…. The list really is endless. Mix and mingle with the aforementioned styles and you have yourself the ultimate festival get-up. But with so many choices it is hard to know where to start, luckily we have a combo of super cute outfits to inspire your enviable festival #ootd. Handy hint: layer up and experiment with hybrid styles to really let your personality shine.

Outfit #1: Country girl meets city chic Country Meets City Chic Look

The feel: Casual, trendy, approachable, easy-going and naturally gorgeous without the effort

Hair: Tousled softly and kept out or loosely braided

Makeup: Fresh and natural. Defined brows but not too arched, a little bronzer, neutral lippy with a touch of gloss and warm eyeshadow

Accessories: Wide-brimmed straw hat, minimal jewellery such as charmed wrap-around bracelets or dangly earrings

Tops: flannelette or denim overshirt, body-hugging t-shirt or above-knee dress

Bottoms: high-waisted denim shorts, boyfriend jeans, any faded/torn denim bottoms

Shoes: converse, boots, high-tops or sandals

bohemian styled festival lookOutfit #2: Bohemian Goddess

The feel: free-spirited, unique, charming, magical

Hair: crown braids, messy buns, free-flowing hair with natural waves

Makeup: Natural, dewy foundation with a gentle honey-glow-bronzer, earthy toned eye shadows, accentuated brows, nude matte lips.

Accessories: Wrap-arounds, head bands, anklets, chunky rings, natural materials such as wood, metal, beads, cotton, feather, leather etc. The more the merrier. Try hand making some accessories for a fun hobby activity and unique get-up

Tops: Loose blouses, crop tops, crotched, patterned, beaded, neutral colours and splashes of bolder colours. Flowing top-layers and customised embroidered jackets are other elements you can consider

Bottoms: Patterned maxi-skirts, hippy pants, denim or crotched shorts

Shoes: sandals, worn boots

cute vintage doll lookOutfit #3: Vintage Doll

The feel: Classy, classic, feminine, nostalgic

Hair: Voluminous bobs, victory-rolls, smooth curls…. lift that hair and bring it to life!

Makeup: Matte finishes, winged liner, soft or bold plump lips, pink cheeks

Accessories: cat-eye sunnies, pearls, fine silver and gold jewellery, hair bows and ribbons, flowers

Tops: Play suits, jumpsuits, sweet-heart tops, high-neck tops with polka dots, floral prints, lace edged, frills, collars, buttons, stripes and checkers

Bottoms: High-waisted skirts/shorts/pants and flare skirts/pants

Shoes: rounded or pointy ballet flats, oxford shoes

alt modern geekOutfit #4: Alternative modern

The feel: Quirky, sci-fi, modern, different

Hair: sleek high ponies, teased, wild locks with crazy colours

Makeup: pale foundation, arched brows, bold lips/eye makeup, experiment and play around with colours, shapes, combinations etc.

Accessories: bright-rimmed sunglasses, chokers, hair accessories, rings, layers

Tops: tight crops, loose jackets, bright, bold, unusual prints

Bottoms: torn, ripped skinny jeans, frayed shorts, plaid skirts

Shoes: boots, converse, unmatched socks, high-knee socks

retro styling queenOufit #5: Retro Queen

The feel: Classy, quirky, trendy, reminiscent of fashion icons like twiggy and Elizabeth Taylor

Hair: sleek hair, puffy fringes, high buns, tight ponies

Makeup: glowy foundation, red lips, cat-eye winged liners, heavy mascara, arched brows

Accessories: bright-rimmed curved sunglasses,head scarves, stockings, belts, thick bangles, and chunky statement jewellery, odd-shaped hand bags,

Tops: high-neck blouses, buttons, polka dots, suede, velvet, silk, block colours, contrasting colours

Bottoms: High waisted skirts/shorts/pants, flare pants, flare dresses that are fitted to the waist

Shoes: ballet flats, boots, oxford shoes, high-tops, lace-edged socks