Enjoy an end of summer rave at a festival this bank holiday! Whether you’re off to the exciting and exotic Notting Hill Carnival or the thrilling SW4 – South West Four 2019 Line Up, we’ve put together the top festival fashion trends that will make sure you’re party ready!
Must-Have Festival Accessories
Festivals are a perfect opportunity to get creative with glitz and glamour. With all sorts of accessories available, SW19 is the place to shop for festival-wear.
Accessories are the most important aspect of a festival outfit. They have the ability to dress up the most dull of outfits, ensuring you’re festival-ready. These funky hair clips from Asos have such great colour variety that they match with almost anything!
I’m sure we’re all thinking the same thing here; is it really a complete festival outfit without the iconic flower crown? Luckily Wimbledon Art Studios has you covered with Sophie and Luna’s bespoke flower crowns, made for any occasion including festivals. You can choose any style and any variety of flowers to compliment your outfit!
Another important accessory to keep a hold of are a pair of sassy sunnies. It’s important to protect your eyes when standing within sunlight during a daytime outdoor concert. Festivals are a chance to go as wacky as you possibly can, so opt for these unusual yet super stylish round sunglasses from Matches Fashion. They have a huge variety which suit all face shapes, so pop in and try on a pair that suits you.
Statement jewellery is essential if you’re particularly going to a carnival. Make your outfit pop with this gorgeous necklace from Oliver Bonas in Centre Court Shopping Centre. The green earthy colours paired with golden elements give a tribal look, perfect for a carnival themed outfit.
Our talented culture editor Janie Smith creates beautiful handmade jewellery, perfect for a festive bohemian touch. You’d definitely spot Lady Wimbledon wearing her colourful bracelets! What’s more is that you can even buy personalised jewellery and make requests for a particular design you’d like. Click here to see Janie’s facebook page where you can private message her to make an order.
Shine bright like twinkling stars and head over to Carat London in the village to grab this stunning ear cuff. You’ll turn heads as it sparkles under the sunlight, adding a celestial touch to your festival outfit. Remember, the crazier your look, the better!
To complete your festival outfit in style as well as comfort, pick these summer white trainers that go with everything. Golden Goose’s washed out trainers will make you dazzle whilst dancing and go really well with a cute pair of shorts.
And Finally… The Outfit
When you think of a festival what’s the first thought that comes to mind? Bright dazzling costumes and exotic dancing? Loud cheering from the crowd and exciting music? Your clothes should also reflect these elements. You can never go wrong with prints, bright colours and anything that will make a statement.
Festivals are all about party fun, music, good company and lots of laughs. If you want a unique outfit to top off these unforgettable moments, go to Top Shop in Elys for the best festival look. From cool slogan T-shirts and jeans for a more casual look to cute summer dresses, this department store has you covered head to toe.
River Island have a wonderful selection of kimonos and cover-ups that will transform your outfit and make you look effortlessly dressed up. What’s great is that they’re not too long so you don’t need to worry about tripping in a crowd, whilst they still give elegance to your look.
Wimbledon Village have some great boutiques and highstreet shops such as Whistles and Reiss that sell beautiful festival-worthy pieces for you to purchase. This bright green cami top and these yellow shorts worn by Lady Wimbledon herself are gorgeous summer colours that will make you glow in an outdoor festival. Explore around SW19 for more picks like these.
Which festival will you be dressing up for this bank holiday weekend?
Written By: Eyes of Lady Wimbledon | Editor
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