Wednesday, 19 September 2012

Bestival - What I Wore

This is my final post about Bestival, I promise! I think I'm having post Bestival blues and need to accept that I'm not going to see any bands tonight and there is no more easy access to wine and Wagamama. I was a totally rubbish blogger and hardly took any outfit photos (did the same at Reading and Paris) but here are the few that I took.


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Dress: Geroge via Charity shop
Stag cover up(thought it fitted in with the wildlife theme): Primark
Necklace: New Look
Shoes: High top trainers by Converse

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There was a wildlife fancy dress theme on Saturday and I must admit that I didn't put as much effort in as some and had a butterfly hairband, butterfly nails and butterfly face paint and added a wig in the evening. I was going for a woodland nymph/Katy Perry kind of look...

 Dress: Rare c/o Not on the High Street
Necklace: New Look
Hairband: Crown and Glory

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I was provided with a great face paint kit and wig by Jokers' Masquerade fancy dress to take with me to Bestival.
I wanted to look like Katy Perry at the end of her Wide Awake video so I chose a purple wig. It was a really good match and had black and purple in it just like Katy's hair in the video. The wig was of a really good quality and was styled with a fringe and curls. It didn't require any styling and was very comfortable to wear. It looked pretty natural for a bright purple wig! It stayed on all night thanks to a secure net underneath the hair. I would recommend this wig, £11.99 is great value for a wig of this quality and it would also make a good witches wig (Halloween is only 32 days away!)

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Getting creative with the face paint.

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Me in the lovely wig.

The face paint went down really well in camp. It came with a set of brushes, sponges and a booklet showing you how to create lots of looks. It would easily be enough face paint to cater for a whole party of people and had every colour you would need to create your desired look. This kit would be great for a kids party or hen night. I loved the pots of glitter and wore these most days at the festival. I think the Snazaroo sets are great quality and good value, to buy all these colours and brushes separately would really set you back.

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Jazzing up my converse.

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Look at these guys, they really went all out with the Wildlife theme!


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Writing this post has made me realise that Summer is finally over, no more festivals or holidays for me. I'm feeling rather sorry for myself!

Gemma
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17 comments:

  1. Oh you look amazing, especially in the cream lace Rare dress! Glad you had such a fab time. Xx

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    1. I want to wear it more often, but there is no suitable occasion!

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  3. I really love the cream lace Rare dress! I'm so jealous of all the festival pics that are flying around at the moment, I didn't get to go to any this year but hoping to do Glasto next year, fingers crossed!!
    xx

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  4. Oh I NEED that stag print cover-up! A trip to primark may be required soon...

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  5. You look great, i love your face paint on your leg :)

    http://heidi-likes.blogspot.co.uk

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  6. looks like a fab time, both your dresses look so great with your converse! xx

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    1. Thanks! it was sooo warm, there was no way I could wear my wellies.

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  7. So envious of your bestival posts girlie, it looks like the most fun time! I've only been to stinky T in the park many years ago, so I would like to try another festival soon! You are looking amazing by the way <3 xx

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  8. Aww it looks amazing I love the face paints and the black dress your wearing in the first post!
    XXx

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  9. You look beautiful, please dye your hair purple! ;)

    Maria xxx

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  10. Awww, it looks awesome, I miss summer already :(

    Helen

    www.fragile-bird.blogspot.co.uk

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  11. These are such stunning outfits and your crown looks beautiful on you :)
    Must say I am loving that wig too ;) x

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  12. Adore your outfits, must say you're a very brave lady wearing white to a festival tho!

    I’m also running a giveaway so would love if you could enter! http://champagnelambinibudget.blogspot.co.uk/2012/09/happy-friday-giveaway.html

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  13. I wish I was this cool xxx

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