Shipwrecked by Stephen: Bumble & bumble at Port Eliot Festival 2014

by Sasha Wilkins on August 6, 2014 · 3 comments

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Everyone loves milliner Stephen Jones. It’s a straightforward fashion fact. And to have him on site at Port Eliot Festival last week, creating bespoke millinery looks for free, for festival goers  in association with Bumble & bumble was an absolute dream.

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Stephen had done his homework and had boards of ideas and boxes and boxes of hats for festival goers, so I sat down with him to find a look to go with my outfit of the the day.

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I was wearing striped Boden shorts, so Stephen decided to go for a nautical feel, which we named ‘Shipwrecked by Stephen’.

port eliot festival 2014

port eliot festival 2014

port eliot festival 2014

Bea started off with Prep spray, and then used Thickening at the roots, before curling my hair to get a dishevelled look to go with our shipwrecked theme.

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Then the lovely Bea developed a hair look for me to match my new hat

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Then Stephen fitted my hat.

port eliot festival 2014

port eliot festival 2014

 

port eliot festival 2014

For the res of the weekend, the Bumble team worked like Trojans, giving amazing hair looks to what seemed like every child and teen at the festival, as well as a series of grateful adults, thrilled to have wonderful hair after a night sleeping in a tent.

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 A HUGE thank you to Bumble & bumble for providing Hannah and me with a lovely yurt in which to sleep, and to Port Eliot Festival itself for hosting me.

Style notes:
Striped bistro shorts by Boden (in the sale here)
Navy COS top
Blue sunglasses by Whistles

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