It was fabulous. There were hair stylists giving us the latest catwalk trends, a photographer giving us our very own photoshoots afterwards, a (lusciously) light lunch, bubbles, champagne tasting, candyfloss and goody bags. I’ll say no more and let the pictures talk for themselves. By the way, in case you wonder, the girl with me in most of the pictures is Lauren – one of my besties from school and my plus one for the day.
This is definintely not another one of those repetitive ‘festival chic’ posts. This is me literally just showing you what I’m planning on wearing this weekend to my first festival of the year, Hop Farm. I’m super excited to see the likes of Morissey (my fave), Lou Reed and Prince amongst others; hurry up Saturday.
|The all important Wellies.
I’m getting my hands on these babies, £25 from Miss Selfridge.
|This lightweight tea dress from ASOS, currently
in the sale for £20
|I love this bag so much, I just have to have it.
I hope they have it in my local store! £22 – miss selfridge.
|£16 from Topshop
Am I being optimistic planning sunnies?
|*Image sourced by Wahanda.com*|
• and honing your reactions with those high-speed serves
With the stop start nature of the game, you can really soak up the benefits from, but the competitive element means you can push yourself further and harder than you might in the gym. Plus it is sociable too, which is always a winner for me! Whether you’re looking to take up a new sport, tired of the monotony of the gym, or just fancy some fun with your friends, there are some fantastic tennis venues that will bring out the Williams-wannabe within you.
Here are just a few of top tennis locations in the UK:
1. 110 in South East England, including Oxfordshire, the birthplace of Tim Henman!
2. 97 in London, home to Wimbledon two glorious weeks of the year
3. 57 in East Midlands, host of this year’s Special Olympics Regional Tennis Tournament
4. 34 in Yorkshire & Humberside, the home of Roger Taylor, who won six singles titles and ten doubles during his career
5. 14 in Scotland, Andy Murray’s home turf!
6. 11 in Wales, where the now popular game of lawn tennis in part evolved from the old Welsh game of Cerrig y Drudion