A guide to sxsw

by The Lingernots

Just a couple more days to get ready for SXSW! It’s funny how every year that I attend, it’s doing something different. It’s a hectic week in Austin, mostly really fun, sometimes overwhelming and inevitably sludgy in terms of traffic. I’m almost ready for it all, but I need plenty of inspiration to stay focused, otherwise I’m just going to stress out and then I’ll forget everything.

 

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The WEATHER at sxsw is always funny, usually it’s warm, or scorching hot with a crazy temperature drop and icy winds to catch you off guard, to bring fur coats or not? I think I’ll leave them behind…

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No really though… what are we all going to bring?

 

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Absolutely in love with this Lindsey Windlam embroidery, which reminds me of a treasure one would find at Uncommon Objects on South Congress..

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I’ve packed SO many beautiful gauzy floaty white dresses, they’re perfect for enchanting from the crowd at all the shows you’ll catch.. Don’t spill your bloody marys on them though..

tumblr_mys5hfRTyl1qj6oujo1_500If you do.. make sure you’re wearing something amazing under it all.. you never know what kind of trouble you’ll get into..

tumblr_luyzr2jWrL1qg4g7to1_500Make sure you’re partying with people you love, because theres nothing I hate more than drama at festivals! who wants to fight and pout while you’re supposed to have fun?

tumblr_mnmjjaqZPu1s5uquqo1_500Make sure you’ve arranged a fabulous place to camp out because it does get draining after a while. The St. Cecilia is totally booked but you never know what could happen!

tumblr_mv5771njAX1qh78jlo1_500 Just don’t pass out in the street, Austin is cool and cute but weird things still happen. Someone might step on your dress..or something.

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Just have fun! Don’t forget your sunscreen and lipstick.

paoloreversi1999Keep your eyes open and sprinkle little glitter stars..

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And have a blast.

Don’t forget to visit the shop Fauve&Hunter, I’ll be with the ethereal and amazing Dust&Drag at the PsychFest showcase! (more info on that soon)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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