Festival jewellery: find your style this summer
The festival season is well underway, and whether you’re staying in the UK or travelling abroad, you’ll want to make sure you have the right accessories to take your outfits to the next level.
Depending on your destination, you could be wearing sunglasses and short shorts or a coat and wellies, but either way you'll wants lots of fantastic jewellery to complement your look.
Chances are you won't be taking your finest clothes — after all, rain and spilt drinks are something of an inevitability — so jewellery is a great way to show off your style.
In this article, we're going to share with you five great tips, so you can find your festival style this season.
Bright and colourful
Plain gold and silver are a fantastic understated choice, but for festival season, we think an injection of colour is mandatory.
This is a great time to step outside of your comfort zone and wear something different from what you would wear in the office while exploring the light-hearted side of your personality.
There are no limits here. You can choose whatever combination of colours you like, and this is a cool way to get in the festival spirit, whatever the weather happens to be.
Another great way to break out of the norms of your day-to-day work wardrobe is to go big and bold with drop earrings — the larger and more noticeable, the better! In our opinion, bold is always the right choice when it comes to festival jewellery.
Shoulder-grazing earrings have been in fashion for a while now. They’ll look great paired with elongating statement pieces that can add a bohemian element to any outfit.
This is also a great opportunity to get creative with intricate tribal and flower patterns, or to try incorporating more gemstones into your look.
Stack those rings
Most women never wear more than a few rings at a time, but festival season is the time to break this unwritten rule.
Stacking your rings is a lot of fun and can inject a bit of style into your jewellery collection. You can go all out by mixing antique-looking rings with cocktail rings. Try throwing in some gemstones and simple gold bands for good measure.
The choice is yours. At a festival, there's no such thing as too much! The likelihood is you'll be wearing simple clothing you don't mind getting messy, so let your personality shine through your jewellery choices.
Layer it up
But it's not just in the ring department where more is better. Use these events as an opportunity to wear three or four of your necklaces too.
Mix simple gold bands with beautiful pendants and charms for a great multi-layered approach. Make sure to use a different selection of chain lengths to get the proper layering effect.
For some extra style points, make sure the largest pendants hang lowest, with smaller gemstone necklaces and simple chains up higher.
Whether it is large chunky necklaces or more understated options, go bold and bring in as many colours as you like.
Think outside the box
We've already talked about some great ways to get outside your normal jewellery comfort zone. But festivals are also a brilliant opportunity to try completely new techniques you wouldn’t normally wear.
It's also a good excuse to treat yourself to brand new pieces of jewellery.
Have you ever tried wearing a choker? How about anklets and toe rings? Embrace your inner hippy and try something completely new.
This is a rare opportunity to do something different, so make the most of it. The possibilities are endless!
Get creative with festive jewellery this season and take even the simplest of looks to the next level. Follow the advice in this article, by combining bright colours with big and bold jewellery choices and a layered approach. You'll look great all weekend.