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Get the Look: your how-to guide

09.06.2014

CHARLENE BARTON

M&S.com womenswear editor

WITH FESTIVAL
SEASON fast approaching, now’s the time to start planning your wardrobe. Whether you’re heading to Glastonbury or the Edinburgh Fringe, read our essential guide to looking stylish, come rain or shine

THE MUSIC FESTIVAL

The great thing about music festivals? Anything goes. Just be sure to pack enough layers (and a pair of wellies). Opt for three key pieces you can mix and match: a day dress, failsafe denim and a statement jacket will do the trick

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TAKE COVER

If you only take one jacket, make it a biker. It’s cool,
versatile and perfect for channelling your inner rock
chick

ROCK THIS

Limited Edition Faux-Leather Biker JacketShop now

BE CLEVER WITH PROPS

Don’t get caught out by the weatherman – if you’ve left your jacket in the tent, stay warm with a cosy blanket

STEP TO IT

Indigo Collection Suede Ankle Boots
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GET CRAFTY

Accessorise with Mother Nature’s jewellery box: daisy chains are a simple way to look festival ready

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THE ARTS FESTIVAL

If you’re planning to broaden your literary horizons this summer, you’ll need to dress the part. Combine relaxed tailoring with colour-pop prints and accessories for a creative twist

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WRAP UP

Whether you use it as an extra layering piece or
to make a fashion statement, a scarf is a festival
essential

ADD INTEREST

Pair printed pants with bold and bright flats to give your look some graphic, arty punch

WEAR THE TROUSERS

Wide-leg, cropped or skinny – whatever your style, trousers are a smart choice

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THE FRINGE FESTIVAL

It’s inevitable with any fringe event that lots of walking will be involved (think Edinburgh and its cobbled streets). Make sure you wear comfortable shoes and plan an outfit that will see you through to evening, just in case

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EMBRACE COLOUR

Use colour blocking to
make a statement with
minimal effort

ESSENTIAL ACCESSORIES

Don’t leave the hotel without an umbrella.
A practical and stylish bag is also crucial

CREATE A STAPLE LOOK

If your luggage allowance is limited, pack wisely with versatile denim and a statement top. Simple and effective

LUXE LAYERING

per una Speziale suede bomber jacket
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GO HANDS-FREE

Autograph Leather Shoulder BagShop now

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