Sunday, 17 August 2014

V Fest 2014

Yesterday myself and two of my mates headed down to V Festival in Hylands Park for the day. We had an amazing time and saw some great acts! Vfest is the third festival I've been to this year, and yesterday was the second time I've been to V itself (the first time I went I met Louis Tomlinson, wink wink!). I've always felt as though there is a different vibe at V to other festivals I've been to. Everyone's really up for a dance and getting in the crowd, whereas at other festivals it's more chilled and relaxed. 

Luckily for us, all the acts we wanted to see were on the main stage so we didn't have to shuffle from stage to stage all day. When we got there Tom Odell was playing so we sat on the grass and got our bearings whilst listening to Tom rocking on his piano and drinking from a pineapple, ha! The Kaiser Chiefs were up next and Ricky did his signature run-all-the-way-across-the-stage move. After them Bastille were up and I've got to say I was a bit disappointed. I've never really been the biggest Bastille fan and in-between songs it was a bit dead on stage and the crowd seemed to tune out. Example was amazing as always as he's such a classic festival act! Ed Sheeran is someone I've never seen live before and I thought he was brilliant! Everything from his stage setting to his voice was on point. Although, I have to admit that while he was playing I was more bothered about eating the noodles I had just bought than anything else! The night finished with Justin Timberlake and he was just what I hoped he would be! I've seen him once before at Wireless festival last year and I was a bit disappointed back then as he played all his then-new songs like "Mirrors" that no one had heard of yet, so it was a bit awkward. However this year he did a great mix of old and new songs and there was never a true lull in the crowd's energy. 

I wish I was able to take a proper outfit photo, however I was too far in the crowd all day to get a good shot! All I did with my hair was add volume with straighteners. I opted not to go for any of the ideas I tried out here as I didn't feel as though any of them went with the outfit I chose. 

Sunglasses: Urban Outfitters £18 (last year)
Jacket: Vintage Levi (it was my mum's!)
Mini Rucksack: H&M (last year)
Socks: Calvin Klein 
Shoes: Converse All Star

This year in music

  • V Festival - Tom Odell, Kasier Chiefs, Bastille, Example, Ed Sheeran, Justin Timberlake
  • Wireless Festival - Ellie Goulding, J Cole, John Newman, Outkast
  • Clapham Calling Festival - Paloma Faith
  • 02 Arena - Icona Pop, Katy Perry
  • Dingwalls, Camden - George Ezra

Have you been to any festivals this year? Planning to go next year? Leave a comment below and let me know!


  1. Looks like you had a great time at V Festival and seen some other great artists this year! Xx

  2. Look like you had a blast I need get me to some festivals

  3. So wish i had went! I've always wanted to go to a music festival, next year defo!

  4. The line up for V looked so good this year! I love the dress you wore

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  5. Oooo, Bastille! I watched them live last week, it was amazing!

  6. Cute outfit, glad Justin redeemed your expectations!

  7. wow lovely photos! Bastille is amazing!
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  8. looks like so much fun. jt must have been amazing to watch xox
    The Frill Seeker

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  10. Looks like fun! I've never been to a music festival! I like your sunglasses!

  11. looks amazing! also your sunglasses are adorable x

  12. Pretty dress! Looks like you had an awesome time! <3 / Read my latest post here!

  13. Looks fun!
    P.S. Your backpack is too cool! :)

    Sarah x

  14. Looks like you had a fantastic time, loved seeing the pictures!

    Much love xxx

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