Festival trend fashion fix

Festival season is already upon us with the celeb favourite Coachella now in the past, there are some big ones to look forward to here in the UK.

Glastonbury is back after a year out, Leeds and Reading is getting ever more popular and of course the fancy dress bonanza that is Bestival are all set with absolutely amazing line-ups.

It’s time to get your festival wardrobe ready, we’ve only seen a glimmer of summer this year so let’s keep our fingers crossed for some sunshine in the coming months

2013 festival trends feature flower garlands, all white ensembles along with the staple cut-off shorts and biker boots still remaining a favourite.

Remember to shop for your festival favourites this season with Give as you Live to raise money for your charity- at no extra cost. And if you’re still after last minute festival tickets check out Viagogo, Ticketmaster and Seatwave who are all participating stores!


Straw Shorter Brim Fedora, £22.00, Topshop

Stay cool with this classic straw hat- surely a festival must-have.

White flower garland, £10.00, Oasis

Flower garlands are a major trend this summer with the likes of Lana Del Rey donning a flower crown fit for a queen on her album cover. Make any outfit boho sheek with a flower headdress

Dark grey RayBan folding aviator sunglasses, £165.00, Debenhams

Nothing quite says ‘festival’ like RayBans- hide those tired eyes in the mornings with a pair of these cult festival sunglasses.

Embroidered fringe kimono, £45.00, Topshop

This summer has particularly strong Japanese influence with the kimono making a comeback. Get a laid back hippy style with a fringed kimono ready to throw on over a crop.

Peter rucksack, £55.00, Ollie & Nic

A fun and practical backpack, perfect for carrying  around all your festival essentials. With a spacious main compartment and front and side pockets, you’ll have enough space for everything. Ollie & Nic are currently offering a donation increase to 5%- so your backpack can raise even more money for charity.

Light blue denim boyfriend shorts, £14.99, New Look

A staple of all festival wardrobes, the denim short, pair with a playful bralet in the sunshine or pull on a sweater with them in colder weather for a festival ready look.

Cotton Lace Dress, £40.00, Warehouse

This dress looks like a festival favourite, team it with a denim jacket and some biker boots to toughen up the feminine cut.

ASOS AUTHOR Leather Chelsea Ankle Boots, £40.00, ASOS

Kick about in these Chelsea boots when you want to take a break from your wellies- team them with feminine dresses as well as skinny jeans.