The delicate and the dirty: Glastonbury

Festival style and the colour white have been best friends for a while now. Muddy patches on clothes have never been more fashionable. And Glastonbury showgoers knew exactly how to wear it.

The roughed edges, faded creaminess and abstract lacework could easily classify this dress for a vintage or second-hand purchase, but the satirical teaming of lace and mud makes it a clear winner.

The sneaky presence of a body hugging nude slip makes the outfit a lot more wearable. Even outside the muddy premises, this effortless outfit will make heads turn. But for now, the beige felt hat, tan sling bag and filthy wellies are a stern reminder of the plastic-beer-cup fest.

glastonbury lace dress

Spotted at Glastonbury by Mr. Newton.

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Shitika Anand is a freelance journalist, based in Sydney, who is addicted to coffee, vintage boutiques, bright-glitzy earringsĀ and British stand-up comedy. Her bank account weeps every time she walks out of a shoe shop, but her shoe rack throws a 'welcome home' party for the new member. Her undying love for words is obvious when she narrates her entire life story to a stranger on the train. Which is partly the reason she's resorted to writing. When not blogging, she can be foundĀ in a corner of her nearest bookshop, hiding under a monstrous pile of international fashion magazines. You can read more of her work on her personal site, Sweet Dreams in my world.