Festival Essentials With New Look: Summer Essentials

New Look kindly let me pick out a festival outfit. All thought are my own and I was not paid for this post.
Festival Essentials With New Look: Summer Essentials

Festival Essentials With New Look: Summer Essentials. Hello friends.

I have never been to a Music Festival. A few concerts, never a full blown music festival. So have you ever been to one?

It is something that is on my bucket list. Money and time permitting!!

Also, having a new puppy and 4 children it is not always easy arranging holidays and weekends away.

So planning to go to a festival would be a big task.

Now the children are all growing up I think it is something they would really enjoy too.

My eldest boys, love their music. Although a trip to a festival with their Mum might not be on their bucket list!!

Festival Essentials With New Look: Summer Essentials:

Every year I love to read all the fashion blogger posts, who have been to a festival.

Reading all the fun stories they tell, what has happened and who they have seen.

Mostly I also like to see what they have been wearing. Because festival fashion is so much fun. I especially like cut off jean shorts and wellies but it does not suit me 🙁

Every year it looks like wellies and tiny denim shorts are the most popular fashion garments too.

Festival Essentials With New Look: Summer Essentials

Last week New Look contacted me and asked me if I was going to a festival what would my Festival Essentials!?!

Interesting Question! 

For me a 40+ mum on a budget it would be something floaty, cool and bright. Mostly though something I could wear again for the school run!

I really like maxi dresses for a boohoo casual yet classic look. but they are no good if it rains. Which is fairly common for festivals in the UK.

What else?! A short dress? Mmm yes please. In my favourite colour, red of course!

Maybe some wellies and sandals for the change in weather?

I  got to pick an outfit from their Festival Shop so I can share my perfect festival style.

Festival Essentials With New Look: Summer Essentials:

Here is my perfect outfit..

Short red yet floaty dress.

Comfy flat leather sandals. (You can see how I styled these shoes here too: Going Out Out: Over 40 Style).

Summer style with New Look
Beautiful summer dress
Festival Essentials With New Look: Summer Essentials:

Maybe when I have been to a festival my ideas would change again!?! Watch this space.

About this post: New Look kindly let me pick out a festival outfit. All thought are my own and I was not paid for this post.

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Claire Justine
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  1. GlassesShop
    24 October 2016 / 01:51

    Wow! You look stunning dear!

  2. Colette B
    17 July 2015 / 18:41

    Your dress is gorgeous and perfect for a summer festival combined with wellies and a raincoat 😉 I've been to loads of festivals over the years and it's definitely the thing I miss most about my pre-mum days! Thanks for sharing your review on #TriedTested this week x

  3. April Christine
    17 July 2015 / 10:06

    That looks so cool, light, and comfortable, and I LOVE wearing red! I used to go to music festivals often in my late teens/early 20s, but now I have a one year old, so going to another anytime soon isn't likely. Lol! However, this would be great for picnics and other outdoor parties. Isn't summer great?

    • 25 July 2015 / 17:20

      I love summer too, picnics are so much fun 🙂

  4. 14 July 2015 / 10:53

    That would make a lovely beach dress too, really stylish on you Claire

    • 15 July 2015 / 13:29

      Thanks Fiona, whoo I can not wait to visit the beach 🙂

  5. Kellie Kearney
    14 July 2015 / 09:29

    Gorgeous dress, even better model. You look fab!

    • 15 July 2015 / 13:28

      Aww thank you for the lovely comment Kellie 🙂

  6. Cathy
    14 July 2015 / 08:02

    Love the red dress, I think it would suit lots of different occasions, you look lovely x

  7. 14 July 2015 / 08:28

    I love that dress….It is so pretty!What a great look x

  8. Emma Iannarilli
    14 July 2015 / 07:16

    I love this look, would be perfect for summer holidays too – red really suits you.#Tried/Tested

  9. Emma Lofthouse-Burch
    14 July 2015 / 07:08

    That dress is lovely. You look fantastic xx