Festival season is only around the corner, with events happening both in the UK and further afield. Whether you’re venturing to your local music festival for the weekend, or you’re making a holiday of it, it’s fair to say that the most important part is the festival fashion. After all, festival attire is often associated with making a statement and standing out from the crowd. So, if you’re hoping to add some key pieces to your collection ahead of the biggest festivals of the year, you may want to be on the lookout for some style inspiration.
Festival style is often linked closely with a bohemian approach to fashion, with eye-catching prints and summer-friendly designs. So, to make sure you get off on the right foot, here are some ideas to get you started.
In keeping with the popular bohemian chic style, flare sleeves are reminiscent of the 70s when clothes had a strong silhouette with exaggerated details. Flare sleeves add a flirty statement to your outfit, whether it’s a playsuit or a dress. Sometimes called bell sleeves, this is a style that is both striking and practical. After all, if you’re headed to a UK festival the warm weather isn’t always guaranteed! Wearing something with sleeves is a great way to look stylish but stay comfortable into the night.
2. Tropical prints
Nothing rings in the summer better than a colourful, eye-catching print. For festival season, tropical prints are ideal for adding some colour to even the simplest of outfits. For effortless style, a tropical print enhances a shirt dress or co-ord set perfectly.
Tropical prints can include anything from brightly coloured floral patterns, to palm leaves and even the likes of sunflowers or birds of paradise. The epitome of summer, let a tropical print take care of your style, leaving you to enjoy the festival!
3. Embroidery detail
A continuation of the bohemian approach to fashion, embroidery detail is a great way of enhancing designs. Adding a very visual element to the likes of dresses and shorts, embroidery can range from the smallest detail to the largest motif. Flowers are a usual go-to for embroidery patterns, but why not opt for something unique such as geometric shapes or even the traditional cheesecloth embroidered design.
4. Bright colours
Summer is the chance to experiment with styles and colours, particularly at a festival. It’s the time to stand out from the crowd and wear something that you maybe wouldn’t normally. Opt for bright orange, stark white or multicoloured options that will add something different to your collection.