festival fashion






Festival time is almost upon us and I'm already getting in the mood for my favourite season of them all. I love the feeling of standing in a field with a bunch of mates, feeling liberated and listening to awesome music. I’ve been going to music festivals since I was 14,  I have countless stories to share about festivals. Its a time to see your favourite bands or kick back in the sun (or rain!) and just have a generally rad time. I’ve been to good festivals and bad ones, had great experiences and ones I’d rather forget. I’ve lost count of all the one in a life time experiences I’ve had over the years and sometimes I pinch myself and think “whoa I did really see X Band”. I often get that over seeing Jay Z at Wireless last year. Hove is just… insane.

I’ve had some great stories from Festivals over the years. Like the one time at Reading where I swear I found a trampoline in the camping areas and me and friend Sara searched EVERYWHERE for it. I swear it existed! Another time I was with my friends at a festival and one got kicked out and we had to choose between sacrificing our friend or getting into the VIP area. I was friends with a well known band and got to watch them from the side of the stage. One of the proudest moments of my life. Being VIP at Wireless last year with Birchbox and having unlimited free drinks and food. Feeling like I’d finally made it. Boss level achieved! The time I lost all the people I’d gone with and spent the whole weekend with a bunch of that I’d just met. Asking for a crisp and then my friend Sara yelling RUN as she ran off into the darkness with a bunch of Doritos. I even met one of my best friends to this day randomly one evening while walking around the campsite. We just hit it off from the second we met and have spoke daily since. I still have that lanyard with his number on in my memory box.

This is a entry into the Destination Unknown competition by BANK Fashion. Where I could potentially win a chance to report for BANK and attend 3 European festivals. I'd absolutely love to have the opportunity to explore some non-UK festivals and have a mini holiday at the same time. Two of my favourite things at once. Dream Team. Festivals memories are my fondest memories - Some of them have shaped me and enriched my life. I can’t wait to party till the early hours, meet new people and just generally soak up the atmosphere. The summer is my favourite part of the year and festivals just enhance it.

43 comments

  1. So in love with the sunglasses you're wearing in the 7th picture! And all of these outfits really x

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  2. I love festivals, literally the first thing that comes to mind when i think summer!!
    That Fashion Victim // UK Fashion and Beauty Blogger

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  3. I love festivals too and festival fashion is my most favourite! XO

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  4. Festivals are amazing, and so so much fun. You look like you had an amazing time.

    Jess x

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  5. I love that mac on you its so pretty!

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  6. That sounds like an amazing competition! I've only been to one festival but I'm going to leeds this year and I'm even more excited now, loved reading your festival stories!

    Millie x
    smudgesofthoughts

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  7. Love this post! Can't believe it's nearly a year ago since last festival season :O

    Style Sunrise

    :) x

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  8. the cat ears are so cute!
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  9. such a cool photos!! looks like ur full of positive energy :)

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  10. Lovely pictures! I love to read about festivals, I went twice to Lowlands here in the Netherlands and it was awesome. I do want to try out some other festivals.

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  11. Gorgeous outfits! :D xx
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  12. I've been going to festivals since I was 11 and I still can't believe I've seen some of the bands I have. I mean, it's not everyday you get to see The Who, Blur and The Stone Roses.
    I love how easy it is to make lifelong friends at festivals and completely lose yourself for a weekend. Annoyingly though it is extremely easy to make some horrific memories at festivals too. I went to 2 last year and they both absolutely sucked. I'm adamant I'll make up for it this year (especially since I'm missing seeing Eminem to go to a festival).

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  13. It sounds like you've had some amazing times at festivals Lily, I adore your gingham dress too x

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  14. Really nice festivals outfits, I really like the photo with the flower headband. For me flower headbands are a must for festivals!

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  15. love!
    xx
    daniella
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  16. in love with every outfit so simple but look very stylish! gorgeous x

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  17. Looks like you had an amazing time!

    xo,
    Carmen
    thefashionreformation.com

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  18. Good luck Lily! They would be mad not to have you! They should have you and Zoe London as a duo xx

    Lucy
    Prettylittlethingsmcr.blogspot.co.uk

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  19. wow, so cool! <3

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  20. I love your festival outfits! Can't wait for summer to come round either! x

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  21. I love these photos esp first one :)

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  22. Love the whole white sunglasses and gingham dress look!
    FashionableF00d

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  23. I love the checkered dress you're wearing and those round sunnies are so fun! lovely pictures.

    X Malena
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  24. Im going to V this year! Im so excited! Thanks for the festival fashion inspiration!

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  25. such great stories! I love festivals :) x
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  26. Love your style and the pictures ! It seems like so much fun !
    Sara,
    http://thecrimeofashion.blogspot.fr

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  27. loving these pictures, looks so much fun!

    xx

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  28. I always love people watching at festivals for the fashion. These outfits are so cute.
    Sammie
    http://www.littleblondelife.com/2014/05/birthday-wishlist.html

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  29. what a fab contest, i've loved following your festival adventures. i've only been to one festival but i'd love to go to glastonbury and coachella !
    Lauren x
    Please nominate my blog for Best Lifestyle Blog and Newcomer here !
    Britton Loves | Fashion Lifestyle + Photography - www.brittonloves.blogspot.co.uk

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  30. This just makes me want to go to a festival right now!

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  31. I am so sad I couldn't get time off for any festivals this year. Summer is my works busy season. No leeds festival for me and the liberation of drinking, walking and dancing.

    Lovely outfits that really capture the summer festival spirit!

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    Toni May

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  32. I loved all the outfits that were shown!! x

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  33. Great post. Great fashion.
    L x
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  34. I'm not really into festivals that much but I really like your raincoat with the black and white daisies and also the little gingham dress.

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  35. I love the outfit and the flower crown, looks lovely! :)
    xx
    http://stylish-creation.blogspot.com/

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  36. I cannot wait to visit all my favourite festivals this year!
    Have you ever been to Barn on The Farm?

    sandrynshen.blogspot.co.uk | love always, Sandra xo

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  37. Love the coat in the last pic. :)

    Lorna
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  38. Perfect fashion look! I like all the dresses. I think Fashion Festival is the best way to stay up-to-date with Latest Fashion Trends. So, anyone can get the best idea from a festival to choose the perfect fashion for him or her. I am just announcing a great news for all fashion lover that we are organising a fashion festival in London. If any one are interested, just visit @ http://lfff.co.uk/

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