Wednesday, 21 August 2013

Post Festival Season Crop Top

Red crop top
I’m sorry to tell you all, but festival season is over. Pack away your tents, roll up your sleeping bags, stash away the wellies, the farmers want their fields back. I had never done a festival before this year. I just didn’t get the hype. The whole camping in a field, getting beer (and worse) chucked over me made me scream ‘hell no!’ However this summer I had taken a vow to make it a summer to remember before I moved out and moved to the big smoke to play with the big boys. 

For the first time I joined the festival chic tribe. Ass baring shorts, slogan tees and sparkly headbands were the order of the day. Another newbie in my wardrobe that crept its way in was the crop top, the sneaky little fiend.
Red crop top (5)
  
However what now that festival season is over? Do these things get relegated to the bottom of the pile? Maybe in la la land, but in my world, everything gets re-worn and reworked.

Its crop top 2.0- the suit up addition.
Red crop top (4)
My style has always been classic with a twist. I practically live in blazers, and my love for trousers continues to blossom, so by pairing a cheeky little crop top with such a smart, almost boring outfit, gives new flare to it. Effortless bar chic, playful without being full on. Daring but sophisticated.
Red crop top (2) Red crop top (3)
Crop top- c/o Karma Clothing*
Blazer- Bershka (similar)
Trousers- Topshop
Heels- Topshop (similar)
Wristband- V Festival


Even if you didn't go to a festival you can still get the look with crop tops from £5 at www.karmaclothing.co.uk . Much cheaper than a ticket as well! While festival season may be over, you can still relive your muddy, music filled days with your clothes this autumn. Just maybe not reliving those festival toilets….

PS What do you think of my new hair? Ta da! I went for a complete recolour and went full on redhead. Gone is the multitude dip dye ginger/brown/blond… thing. Let me know what you think, and also any makeup tips for a red head? Colours? Lipsticks?

Also not to pander for attention but IT’S MY BIRTHDAY TODAY! Just going to throw that one out there for you! So I am off out to celebrate tonight. Anyone in Manchester, come say hi!

UPDATE: If you don't have any festival clothing, but still want to recreate this look, Karma will now offer my readers free shipping.
Karma Clothing 1st offer
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16 comments

  1. I almost went for this crop top- I love it! It looks fabulous on you, as does your new hair! I so wish I could be a red head :(

    Frances xx

    http://francescassandra.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. Join me in being a red head. We'll be twins!

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  2. Wow just wow, look at you! You look stunning in a crop top!
    Sophie
    x

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    1. Thank you so much Sophie! That's so kind of you.

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  3. Loving your hair! It looks beautiful!

    http://style-memoirs.blogspot.co.uk

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  4. I love how you've re-worked this crop top! It looks great on you and I LOVE your hair! The colour really suits you :)

    x

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    1. That's so much Sam. I'm still getting used to being a 'ginger' by choice, but I'm workin' it! :P

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  5. Wow you look sexy doll live the outfit.
    http://tifi11@blogspot.com

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  6. I'm in love with this look.

    xoxo
    Ivy
    http://www.purrpleivy.com/

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  7. really cute crop top! :) your heels are pretty!

    Carla Cee

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  8. Festival season isn't over yet because Leeds/Reading fest is still yet to come! But nonetheless this crop top is amazing, I like how you added a classic twist to it :)

    tinasylvia.blogspot.com

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    1. Ah! Didn't know that, my bad! Nearly over then...

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  9. Gorgeous shoes, your hair colour looks great too! x

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  10. great look, love how the top looks with the blazer.

    Lola xx

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  11. This is probably my favorite look that you've done!!! Your body is bangin! :)

    Sarah
    Eyeshadow Addicts Anonymous

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    1. Thanks Sarah. Gosh, I'm blushing now :) x

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