EXCLUSIVE Jameela Jamil: My ultimate festival guide0 Comments

Posted on 22 Aug 2011 at 7:19am

The T4 trend setter shares her Summer Of Love style secrets

Which festivals are you going to this year?

Jameela Jamil Vitamin Water

While I was on the Isle of Wight Festival, Hard Rock Calling, Wireless, Lovebox, Secret Garden Party, and the T4 On The Beach, and will also Festival. I try to pack as much action in the festival as possible before I’m too old to portaloo!

Which artist would you most like to see at a festival?

BeyoncĂ©, and I bloody missed her at Glastonbury, and T In The Park, and Oxegen! I’m furious. But I have seen Stevie Wonder live, so i shan’t complain too much…

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What is your funniest festival memory?

It was not at all funny at the time, but looking back, I got trapped portaloo once per hour. The door was stuck, and The Prodigy play, so nobody could hear me scream! Never much for Prodigy! I’m scarred for life!

What are your festival essentials?

Ray-Bans, baby wipes, I always keep a bottle of Glaceau Vitaminwater in my bag. It tastes great and keeps me hydrated. Other things are definitely loo roll and money for chips.

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What are your favourite festivals tunes?

I think the Kings Of Leon always get me in the festival mood. The Bucket is my summer song. That and I’m yours by Jason Mraz.

Do you have any pre-festival rituals?

Raiding my wardrobes for clothes we can never get away with in london to our summer soundtracks! Bring on the animal hats, feather headdresses and more make-up than Jodie Harsh… Why not?

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Which beauty products do you have to keep to hand?

Benefit Boi-ing concealer, Maybelline Falsies mascara, Nars lipstick in Jungle Red and Bobbi Brown golden light bronzer are my festival face uniform.

What are your top festival outfits?

I keep it traditional and comfortable, vintage mens leather boots, pretty dress and a statement hat, and the quirkier the jewellery, the better…

Do you have any styling tips for festival fans?

A good hat will save you at the festival. Protects against sun, rain and flying a small bottle that was tossed into the crowd, and allows to maintain some dignity by keeping looking for something elegant …

What’s the best thing you’ve ever found at a festival?

A rotisserie. I’m so bloody sick of the amount of cous cous stands at festivals these days! Bring on the chicken!

Jameela Jamil At The 100th Anniversary Party For Elizabeth Arden In London

How would you describe your style?

Comfortable retro glamour. Life’s too short for the natural look!

What are your key pieces to wear this summer?

Felder Felder leather wrist cuffs, Urban Outfitters have awesome native American headdresses, that teamed with a simple outfit, are killer, and floaty white dresses from H&M.

What is the biggest festival no-no?

All-in-ones. I learned the hard way: playsuit + Portaloo = disaster….

Who’s your summer style icon? I think Florence Welch looks awesome always, and model Erin Wasson defines summer chic.

Name three of your essential summer tunes?

Cee Lo Green’s It OK, Katy B’s On A Mission and Three Little Birds by Bob Marley.

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