Wine Festival Fashion #DrinkResponsibly

May 6, 2015

I love spending my weekend with friends, drinking great wine and eating amazing food and that is exactly what I had the pleasure of doing this past weekend. I only recently began to appreciate wine and I like to explore the different types; let’s just say I’ve come along way from Moscato. So a wine festival is the perfect place to continue this exploration right in a quaint small town.

People are always discussing the difference between the suburbs and the city; well this weekend was certainly a suburb win. I went out to ultra suburbia on Saturday to enjoy the festivities of the King Farm Wine Festival. One reason I love the DMV region (DC, Maryland, Virginia) is because of the great diversity, the ambience could only be described as chill and all of the vineyards from the region came out to this super cute col de sac to sell their amazing wine! It was like a scene from Desperate Housiewives sans the drama.

king_farm_wine_fashion_blog_bitemyfashionwine_festival_fashion_boho_chic_black_girl_blogger_bitemyfashionfun_wine_festival_dc_maryland_black_fashionIt was $14 pre-sale, $18 day-of entry and you could taste all the wine, beer and sangria you want. My friends all brought food and we had a little picnic as we jammed to a cover bands and sipped on the bottles we purchased after making a couple few rounds of tastings.

I will be celebrating my birthday at a larger wine festival, Vinofest in Washington, DC this Saturday May 9th after the walking in the Susan G. Komen Washington, DC Race. Don’t forget to enter the Surprise Birthday Giveaway  I’ll do a full recap on both wine festivals next Wednesday.

Now, let’s get down to the outfit!

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Keeping it causal- I am wearing a maxi dress (SIMILAR) that I knotted at the waist and at the bottom for a very different look and the the dye print creates a really nice  illusion.

The jacket is Forever 21, (SIMILAR) I love a jacket. Since I am always cold & Forever 21 carries a decent selection of vegan leather jackets that are inexpensive, I seem to pair one with every outfit. You can find ones that do not come across as cheap! (it’s all about texture)

Michael Kors tote bag,(HERE) if you follow me on Instagram you have seen it before… It is the perfect wine festival carry-all and I was able to bring in a blanket to get comfy on as I stuffed my face 🙂

My shoes are a pair of Calvin Klein suede ballet flats. (SIMILAR)

king_farm_wine_fashion_black_girl_blog_bitemyfashion_friendsfashion_blogger_bitemyfashion_king_farm_wine_day_casual_styleAs the sun began to set I untied the bottom knot on the dress for an even more relaxed look! king_farm_wine_fashion_blog_bitemyfashion_michaelkorsall of my friends looked fabulous but unfortunately we did not get a group picture, it was well executed wine festival fashion!

Have you ever been to a wine festival? Any recommendations internationally?

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40 responses to “Wine Festival Fashion #DrinkResponsibly”

  1. Melanie says:

    Looks like so much fun!
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    • Bitemyfashion says:

      thanks, I am excited for the one this weekend. On my birthday it is a full on concert!

      xx Falasha

  2. danielle says:

    i’m not the biggest fan of wine but this looks like fun!

  3. Excuse me?!?!?! A wine festival! That sounds bloody amazing !!:O

    KLAUDIA CLARA

  4. A lot of fun!!!
    I love the printed dress!!
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  5. Rach says:

    This is so m kind of festival haha! Sounds like a great time!

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    • Bitemyfashion says:

      Mine too, drinking wine and stuffing my face. There’s a bigger one this weekend. I’ll let you know how it goes…
      xx Falasha

  6. mihaela says:

    such an amazing post 🙂 i always love reading your blog!!

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  7. Gail says:

    I love festivals! 🙂
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    • Bitemyfashion says:

      yeah, from Coachella to Wine Festivals- they always make for a great adventure.

      xx Falasha

  8. WANJIRU says:

    looks like lots of fun 🙂

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  9. Abitofstyle says:

    What a fun festival! You look lovely! I love how you tied the knot on the dress! Very creative!
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  10. This sounds great, thank you for sharing! Come and meet our adventures in Paris at Living Paris

  11. Christie says:

    Looks like fun! I love wine, too! It’s fun to taste different kinds. Love the leather jacket! It looks great with the colors in your dress.

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    • Bitemyfashion says:

      Thank you, love this combination…this outfit reminds me of desert red wine lol

      xx Falasha

  12. Jenessa says:

    you look stunning! Looks so fun! I always enjoy stopping by your blog.
    XO JNESS
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    • Bitemyfashion says:

      Thanks Gorgeous! There is another Wine Festival weekend- may be my new favorite thing. haha.
      xx Falasha

  13. Moscato is still my favorite! How fun!

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    • Bitemyfashion says:

      hahaha I know what you mean, for a while I only knew of Moscato; it’s pretty easy to sip on.

      xx Falasha

  14. M says:

    Looks like a lot of fun

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  15. This seems like such a great event! I wish we had a local wine festival… I would be all about it!

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  16. Shannon says:

    Looks like so much fun!! Jealous!!

    <3 Shannon
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  17. Monika says:

    I haven’t been to a wine festival but I would definitely be up for it. I’ve been to wine tastings and a wine tour which was a lot of fun and a bit educational too. The color of your dress is quite nice too!

    -M
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  18. Beauty says:

    I can tell it was a fun event and your outfit was suitable for the occassion. Congratulations on your birthday.

  19. Lena Chu says:

    Looks like a great event! Glad you had fun 🙂 Also I love the red moto jacket paired with the dress, super chic! 🙂 xo~ Lena
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  20. Berna says:

    Great post, you have a very nice blog! 😀

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  21. Vanessa says:

    Happy Friday, lovely! You’re so gorgeous!
    Happy Weekend! Sending you much love!!!
    xoxo, Vanessa
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  22. Amazing photos <3 Looks like you had so much fun!

  23. Tanya says:

    Sounds like you had a lot of fun there! Yay for wine festivals))

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  24. Very nice dress! Kisses
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  25. Nancy Chan says:

    Thank you for your visit and comment. I have not been to any wine festival yet. Looks like a fun event. You look pretty in the maxi dress. Have a happy weekend!
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