Festival Fashion A-go-go: This Summer’s Must-Have Accessories
From Worthy Farm in Somerset all the way to the Adriatic Sea in Croatia, festival season is on the horizon. Whether you’ll be reaching for wellies and waxed jackets or bikinis and denim shorts, read our essential guide to festival accessories to find out what’s hot for summer 2014.
Wheeling a suitcase over muddy festival terrain is the fastest way to lose all style credentials; opt for a backpack instead. You don’t have to go for a beaten up, vintage leather backpack- a modern edition such as the Nica Cara in Green will serve just as well.
Store all your festival essentials in its roomy interior and style with dungarees and a Breton striped t-shirt. Available in on-trend mint green, this practical accessory is your one-way ticket to summer style.
And if you don’t believe our backpack gospel, just take a look at the celebrity circuit for confirmation. Everybody from socialite Millie Mackintosh to model Kate Moss is embracing the trend.
The perfect travel size for a day festival such as Lovebox or even a camping trip with friends, you won’t want to be without a backpack this summer.
Update your eyewear for summer with a pair of mirrored sunglasses. This on-trend piece is making its way into every high street collection on the market whether in the form of wayfarer, aviator or cats eye styles.
These attractive sunnies are also a hit in celeb land. Actress Blake Lively is a big fan of mirrored eyewear choosing to work the trend with silver aviator sunglasses and a monochrome ensemble.
Whether it’s to hide those tired festival peepers or people watch from a distance, reflective sunglasses will serve as a loyal companion this summer. Style them with multiple bracelets and an eye-catching necklace.
The Floppy Hat
The faithful straw hat is old news in style world, these days it’s all about the catarzi. Update your hat collection for summer with a floppy hat- the ultimate fashion statement. Pair this stylish hat with reflective sunglasses, a kimono and ankle boots for effortless chic.
Everyone knows that festivals aren't the cleanest of affairs; dry shampoo can only go so far but an oversized hat works wonders at hiding oily roots. Team your catarzi with tousled locks and it’s a match made in heaven.
And there we have it, fresh festival style in 3 simple steps. Start your journey to planet festival with a trip to the Nica website where you can browse and buy designer backpacks in a plethora of styles.
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