BLOW Hair Salons’ Roisin has guest blogged for US!
We were approached by our now favourite hair salon, BLOW to supply clothes for a photo shoot they were doing for their new Party Hair brand & we immediately jumped at the chance!
If you havent heard of BLOW – then you need to look it up … like NOW! Its the most awesome hair salon in Glasgow which basically invented GLITTER ROOTS – remember them? BLOW is not just a hair salon – its a lifestyle! You go in and get served milkshakes, popcorn and sweeties & you can get your hair coloured literally any colour under the sun! It has a HUGE floral peace sign on the wall too! Basically looks like our dreams!
And when BLOWs’ Roisin offered to guest blog for us – again we jumped at the opportunity.
Roisin AKA “Fashion Mermaid” its over to you…..
When Spoiled Brat recently let us raid their candy shop of a clothing warehouse to style our upcoming hair product brand Party Hair (@partyhairuk) we were uncontainable with excitement! The look we wanted was to draw inspiration from playful and quirky Japanese street style with nods to purikura sticker booths and a sugary sweet colour palette to complement our branding.
Spoiled Brat allowed me do a guest blog to rave about our favourite pieces and stylist picks used so you too shop the cutest looks from the site SS17.
First up is this naughty yet oh so nice Local Heroes number. A young brand who have went from small indie label to cult clothing status in two years with a brand philosophy that focuses on having lots of fun in life and making dreams come true (one we can get behind!). With pastels finally back in for SS17 this cheeky little number is one to grab from the Spoiled Brat website before it’s gone for good. Style it up over beach wear or rock the look as a statement piece with jeans and converse.
The Iron Fist My Little Pony shirt is one of the staple pieces in my own wardrobe and it has defiantly been a talking point ever since. Being born in the 1980s I was a massive fan of the series I had everything from a lunch box to the figurines. The fabric is also beautiful and for lazy gals like me easy to care for! This oversized shirt goes perfect under dungarees and with jeans. For a cute festival look team with cute boots and shorts for look that is going to rack up the compliments. Spoiled Brat also have an amazing beach bag of this if you can’t get enough of MLP!
Rounding up another cute pony themed look is the cat suit from Alice Vandy. Alice Vandy’s collection merges together super cute nostalgia and streetwear. We styled our model with space buns whilst rocking this playsuit for an adorable festival look that was out of this world. Spoiled Brat also stock the dress version of this if you feel like showing off your pins! Yeahaa!
Next up a sure hit for the summer was this beautiful white mesh dress from Local Heroes. The super light material is perfect for layering up over a bikini for lazy days eating ice cream by the pool or getting rolled up for a beach bag. The emoji like patches on this one are ridiculously cute especially the peach and the self-love mantra’s!
Big love to the S.B team for sorting out with clothes for the shoot and you can view the shoot and soon by following us at @partyhairuk!
No matter wherever you’re headed in the summer Spoiled Brat have your back for the cutest hand-picked essentials around!
The Spoiled Brat Guide to 2016 Festival Fashion
Festival Fashion, taking inspiration from the celebrities for 2016!
Whether it’s your first festival or you’re a long-time Glasto-goer who wants to make the most of your dancing days – then we have got you covered. Taking inspiration from the celebrities that we all love, we show you how to do it like a pro and plan ahead.
Festivals are all about the fun so, to have the best time ever, read our essential tips.
Coachella in LA has already kicked off “festival season” in true style! With a a-list guest list, coachella is the ultimate glamorous festival, which sets the trends which will now dominate festival fields this summer.
From Jamie Chung’s ribbed knit dress to Kendall Jenner’s crocheted number, these were some of the hot looks from the festival. Kendall’s cute minnie ears hairdo and glitter roots are the trend of the moment too!
Why not mix up a dressy Lavish Alice dress with some wellington boots? Or wear a bikini under a crochet UNIF dress? and throw in some glitter roots to get the festival chic style? and of course the essential eyewear – Quay Eyeware is your go to brand!
Newly blonde bombshell, Taylor Swift rocked a casual look for this years festival. A simple, comfortable yet cool look, completed with her trademark red lippy.
One of the most important things about dressing for a festival is comfort – you need to look good, however you need to feel comfortable. Taylor has nailed it here with her look, comfy flats, perfect for lots of walking and dancing! A comfy mini and cool oversized tee – go to wildfox for the essential tee.
Here’s some suggestions to get the Taylor Festival Look
With this being the UK, we arent always guaranteed the sunshine like Coachella. So really you need to go prepared for all seasons in one day.
Here are some suggestions and a few essentials – in particular a RAIN MAC
Denim shorts, maxi dresses, festival crowns and many more are essentials for festivals.
Let Festival Season & Festival Fashion Commence…..
We love this time of year, the sun is starting to make an appearance and we have seen (and drooled) over all the pics from Coachella & all the celebs festival looks! That means one thing, we will soon be in the midst off full blown festival season, when every weekend is filled with some sort of outdoor music event, so there is one thing for sure – your wardrobe will need sorting out.
Now in all seriousness, how to get the festival look? Well when we think of festival fashion, we look to our celebs for some inspiration. Celebs who have stylists, who pick the best trends and styles! So look to our festival style idols Kate Bosworth, Kate Moss, Alessandra Ambrosio, Vanessa Hudgens and Alexa Chung, who look stylish, comfortable and also as if they’re prepared for what is essentially a big wet stag do with lots of music in the background (Ok, fine maybe not Bosworth, Alessandra & Vanessa, who tend to opt for the warmer festival options, ie non British!).
These girls however have shown us that you don’t have to wear hotpants, nor do you have to wear a floral headband!
What you will need is a warm jacket (unless you’re lucky enough to attend a festival outwith the UK, in which case just a good pair of sunglasses will do); a slouchy jumper and a nifty pair of shorts. You need to be able to dance as energetically as Jagger and be fit enough to walk for miles without getting wet feet or being in pain!
Going to a festival is a test of endurance, literally! I remember my 1st festival, T In The Park and having a blast during the day in the rain only to go back to the campsite for the evening and discover a rain flooded tent. You need to have patience and expect all seasons! Your festival ‘wardrobe’ , should therefore be a survival kit, packing light however is the key; ensuring all essentials to make the experience easier. If you think about what you’re wearing once you’re there, then its FACT that you’re not having enough fun. If your shoes or dress cross your mind once when you’re inside those dance tents, then walk to the nearest bar or fun fair immediately – on our command!
So we have taken the heat for you & scoured our online store (we have a fancy online festival fashion shop set up too just for you) to help you find shopping ideas to help you cater to every kind of festival, to make sure that fun is your priority, not what you look like! The perfect denim-cut offs; the suede jacket that will keep you warm when day turns to night; durable, but stylish footwear ideal for dancing; and the dress that will make you feel as carefree as boho 70s chic! Brands like unif, minkpink and the ragged priest are quite simply made for festivals!