4 August 2014

The Average Girl's Guide To Festival Style | Flower Girl

If you didn't catch last weeks post in my festival series, click here to have a little look.

I remember the first festival I ever attended.  Reading 2011, baby.  It was a good'un.  I saw the likes of Muse, Pulp, Panic! At The Disco and My Chemical Romance (amongst others), who were my fave band at the time.  I still have a wall plastered with Gerard Way's face in my room, which I'm not complaining about!  

My first festival also meant my first real taste of festival fashion.  It returns every summer, and this year coming back stronger than most.  The popularity of the style is so widespread.  From avid festival goer's, to those who much prefer the luxury of a shower and a clean toilet, everyone seems to be taking part.  The style incorporates boho elements from the hippie movement of the 60's.  England's own little twist revolves around wellies and Dr Martens to deal with the lovely mud-filled festivals we hold, courtesy of none other than... the rain.  Boo.

So in the spirit of it's return, every Monday up until I attend Bestival in September, I am going to be posting an outfit that I deem 'festivally enough' to venture into the world of camping, alcohol and live music.

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festival style, hippie style, hipster, indie, alternative, lilac hair, dr martens, midi dress, tie dye dress, choker, 90's, 90's grunge, 90's fashion
festival style, hippie style, hipster, indie, alternative, lilac hair, dr martens, midi dress, tie dye dress, choker, 90's, 90's grunge, 90's fashion
festival style, hippie style, hipster, indie, alternative, lilac hair, dr martens, midi dress, tie dye dress, choker, 90's, 90's grunge, 90's fashion

 Sunflower Clip - Claire's
Black Flower Clips - H&M
Crochet Top - Camden Market
Dress - River Island
Boots - Dr Martens
Choker - eBay
Necklace - Primark (Old)

I won't babble on  about the tie-dye dress again as I have already featured it in this post, but I thought that the length and generally how comfy it is would be perfect for surviving a festival in.   The crochet top thrown over makes it a tad more festival-like, and c'mon, who doesn't love a bit of crochet?

My hair is the main thing I want to talk about today.  Five days without any hair washing activity happening means that I am probably going to be wearing it up towards the end.  The beehive style seemed perfect seeing as it works best with dirty hair, and it's a little more interesting than just throwing it up into a messy bun of some sort.  Plaits are well and truly in at the moment, so two french plaits around each side gave it a little festival touch.  I went a bit crazy with the flower hair clips, but then again, why not?

I asked Lewis to write my post today as I was experiencing the joy of writers block, and this is what he came out with.  Nice spelling...:
This dress is a pulling machine, literately works every time. Dress along with the choker 100% success rate  
;)


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64 comments

  1. i LOVE the crochet top over the dress, it works so well! probably my favourite outfit of yours so far :)

    robyn x

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  2. Love that crochet top over that lovely dress. Gorgeous look.

    xoxo Ra

    http://ramona-strikeapose.blogspot.ie

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  3. Love the dress - dresses are PERFECT for festivals as you don't get as sweaty as when you're wearing pants and they are just so comfortable in general! People tend to go for shorts as they are 'easy' but I love dresses for festivals and concerts etc!
    X sjoukje - www.lemontierres.com

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  4. I love this outfit, the boots are the essential festival item but the dress keeps them well on trend too! Your hair looks lovely like this, beehives are so good with dirty hair like you said, just add loads of dry shampoo and you're sorted haha.

    I genuinely think your boyfriend should write a blog :p
    emmerliejay x

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  5. Has anyone ever told you that youreemble Taylor Swift? Especially in the first two photos!

    Anne's Scribbles and Doodles

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  6. she does look like taylor swift haha! I love the sunflower clip Alice, suits you x


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  7. your hair looks sooo nice. gorgeous outfit too x

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  8. This dress!!! It's such a perfect color and everything on it is just amazing. Lovely post!

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  9. Love this dress! You have fabulous style :)
    dimplesdiaries
    x

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  10. You look really cool! Perfect festival outfit!

    Have a nice week!
    xxx
    Bianca

    http://madamebalti.blogspot.com

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  11. If I saw you in a festival I'd be like "damn, I wanna be like her" your style is just brilliant!!!!

    Crissy from MY CUP OF TEA

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  12. Love the crochet top thrown over the dress. So effortlessly cool.

    Cats in Crop Tops

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  13. the dress is mega cool!!

    dresses-and-travels.blogspot.de

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  14. Nice post.Really like it! :)
    Antonella <3

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  15. Love your outfit! So vintage :)
    xoxo

    amelia-kay.blogspot.com

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  16. Lovely post ! Your blog design looks beautiful so jealous!

    New post on my blog and it'll mean the world to me if you check it out. I always follow back :)
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  17. Cute outfit!
    Great post!
    http://perfectfixations.blogspot.co.uk

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  18. You look absolutely gorgeous! The corchet has been a huge trend and perfect for a festival! Girl you be lookin fine :)

    Rebecca | Blog ♥

    P.S. I think i said this before but you so look like Taylor Swift! Hehe!

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  19. I'm in love with everything about this look! Absolutely gorgeous.
    awestrucksky.com

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  20. Loving the dress! Your hair looks uber chic too :)

    Hannah xo | hannatalks

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  21. Your hair does look fantastic and festival-ready, I love the choker, I'm not daring enough to try one (yet..)!
    xx
    charsdreaming.wordpress.com

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  22. Love the festival style! I know a few people going to bestival and I loved Leeds festival!!
    alicekatex ♥

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  23. Aah, Dr. Martens! ♥ Thank you so much for checking and commenting on my blog, I just skimmed through your and fell in love. Following you now on GFC and Bloglovin. :)


    99 OUTFITS

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  24. hello, you look like taylor swift! and i am a taylor swift fan. hihi :3 anyway, your style is very interesting. love the outfit :-)

    xoxo, rae
    http://raellarina.net/

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  25. Love this outfit! Also your hair is to die for! You should do a tutorial on that hair style!

    xo
    Miss Anna Rebecka

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  26. Beautiful dress, super elegant and mysterious x
    BEKARTI

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  27. this festival hairstyle is so cute! i love that you went wild with the flowers.

    xo,
    gabby
    www.likealittlefox.blogspot.com

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  28. nice look, love the pics :)

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  29. Amazing hair looks so great with your outfit! Just discovered your blog I really love your style :) xx

    www.lulabelloves.com

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  30. Love your blog! Want to follow each other on g+ and gfc? Let me know.
    Enjoy your day ^_^

    xx
    isa | http://stoerensexy.blogspot.be

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  31. Really cool festival look!

    Jules x

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  32. Oh my gosh you look like Taylor Swift!! I love your outfit. x

    Beauty Soup || UK Beauty Blog

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  34. I love this outfit - like you say, it looks "festivally" but it makes a lovely change from denim shorts and wellies. The dress is kind of elegant and edgy at the same time, which I love. And if you can't rock flowers in your hair at a festival then when can you?! x

    Kate Louise Blogs

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  35. oooh i love this! reminds me of jemima kirke!
    xxx
    http://eleanorcos.blogspot.com/

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  36. Wow, this look is stunning. I especially love that crochet top!!

    xx
    ~Chantilly

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  37. You face makes me think about a mix between Taylor Swift and Taylor Momsen!

    Virna ♥
    OGNIRICCIOUNCAPRICCIO

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  38. You look amazing!! Love the colours ;)

    Xoxo
    dogma96.blogspot.pt

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  39. You look great, I love this! That sunflower in your hair is really adorable!
    Have a lovely day, kisses
    Christine G ♥

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  40. I love the flowers in your hair! So pretty and festival appropriate xo

    Hannah | www.loveiconfantasyego.com

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  41. Love the Docs! Wish mine were comfier <3
    - Grace
    http://voguebeach.blogspot.co.uk/

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  42. I love your hair, such a unique style!! xx

    www.pillarbox-post.blogspot.com

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  43. Perfect outfit! I really love your style ! Ive never actually been to a festival, but hopefully one day i will!
    Little Beauty Blog
    Elizabeth x

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  44. I love this outfit, it looks fab and fun at the same time. You look beautiful doll. Lovely blog here btw!

    Would you like to follow each other on GFC? Please let me know on my blog so I can follow back. Thank you!

    Love,
    xx
    Monika
    http://monikaozdoba.blogspot.com/

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  45. Wow what a lovely outfit! I love your hairstyle too:)

    Zoe x
    Beauty Pie

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  46. dark tie dye + dark flowers = a really edgy boho look. I love it! ♥ and I miss going to festivals :( last one I went to was last April and it was a metal festival

    new travel photo diary up my blog!
    ROUGH & TOUGH☯ | I`m on Bloglovin!

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  47. Great outfit and I love how you styled your hair! So gorgeous!!

    StylizedLuxe
    Instagram

    xo Jess

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  48. very pretty. I love your hair style :)

    xo, Mary

    theloveofmary.blogspot.com

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  49. I love that crochet top!
    xo
    www.laurajaneatelier.com

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  50. wow gorgeous outfit! very edgy uet elegant :) you look lovely!! :)

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  51. how amazing is your hair! This is a perfect festival look, and the dress is amazing! x


    CLAIRELOUISEAMELIA

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  52. I love the flowers in your hair! So cute :)

    Madeline | Ring-a-Round a Rosey | Bloglovin’

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  53. I'm so in love with the whole outfit!! You look totally amazing and I love the flower crown!!

    ♘ www.sugarpopfashion.com ♘

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  54. nice outfit, I love the dress :)

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  55. Love the crochet details! Your hair looks awesome too, wish I had some kind of skill with hair, but I don't have enough hand eye coordination to create something like this! x

    www.totalmodisch.blogspot.co.uk

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