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  • Our Fave Trends from Glastonbury 2017

    Now we’ve got back and cleared the glitter and dust from our clothes/ tents/ minds – we’ve finally taken a minute to look back on what a massive rainbow dream Glastonbury was this year. It was totally wild, all kinds of silly and sparkly, and the looks we saw this year were utterly out of this world. Game well and truly

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    If Mermaids Did Festival Fashion | Burnt Soul

    Quick becoming our favourite sparkly mythical creatures (step aside unicorns), mermaids, and their iridescent shiny magic have got us in a spin this season. It’s got us thinking, how can we be more mermaid? And what would our favourite holographic sea sisters wear on our favourite festival frolics? After a few hours fishing on the net… we’ve caught a few

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    Rainbow Glitter Tutorial | Burnt Soul X Shine Shack

    We teamed up with the sparkly people at Shine Shack and our fave girl Rebecca to create the perfect glitter look to accompany your Rainbow Jewel Peekaboo Catsuit or Body. Because who doesn’t love rainbows, tinsel, glitter, and sparkle?

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    Conscious Shopping: Why you Should Support Independent Brands

    In a world of fast fashion, it’s a big hurdle for us indies to compete with high street giants whilst also keeping our ethics. We’ve been suckers for it ourselves – you want something new and you want it straight away! These days it’s so easy to slip into, with everything available immediately, and with hundreds of new, cheap items

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    Tips For A Fit 2017

    Our sports catsuits aren’t just for January, but this time of year is a good excuse to start your healthy regime. Fitness, foodie and lifestyle blogging beauty, Georgina Hannay, has some top tips for you if you’re looking to get fit!

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    Do New Year’s Eve in Burnt Soul

    Globally speaking, 2016 has been a bit tricksy. Amongst many things, it has taken away two of our favourite iconic disco dandies; the delicious David Bowie and our dearly beloved Purple One, Prince.

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    Burnt Soul Christmas Wishlist

    HURRAH! The festivities are fast approaching, it’s our favourite season of the year (aside from festival season – obvs). Christmas Wishlist incoming!

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    Spooky Stylers for your Halloween Costumes

    Double double, toil and trouble, fires burn and cauldrons bubble…. Check out our alternatives for the classic Halloween Costumes.

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    Hot New Sports Catsuits: Get the Down-low

    Get the lowdown on the stories behind the print, the cuts and the details that make our new sports catsuits so special.

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    The Best Beach Parties For Our Swimwear. ALL. YEAR. ROUND!

    What a corker of a summer we have had this year, with plenty of opportunities to rock our swimwear! It’s like that fabled Summer of ‘76 all over again. And with your help, Burnt Soul has revelled with the sun on its back and the mud / water / sand between its toes at so many fabulous festivals this year.

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    Festival Wedding… Burnt Soul Stylie

    Need inspiration for your Festival Wedding? Take a look and Jake and Lauren’s festival themed big day, finished off with some matching his and hers glittery Burnt Soul catsuits to dance the night away in!  

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    How to Remove a Glitter Parting

    Glitter: aka tiny bits of happiness. Well, that is until they get stuck. Everywhere. Here’s how best to deal with your Glitter Parting!

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    DIY: No Hassle Nipple Tassels

    We’re just going to come straight out and say it. Nipples are having a moment. It’s boob o’clock.

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    Caroline Anne tests out our Rainbow Swimsuit

    Introducing our Best seller ’50’s style’ Rainbow Swimsuit with a holographic Jewel finish ?

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    Photo surgery – Our top 5 photo editing apps

    So the festival season has started good and proper and you are embracing it with all the gusto of someone who’s inner unicorn has been waiting all winter to run free in a muddy field. Now the unicorn has spent at least one recent weekend gallivanting around in fields of joy and you are back home, cleaning well earned mud

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    Topshop Pop Up | Burnt Soul’s Summer in Topshop

    Check out how we built our disco desert and what we got up to during our first Topshop residency!

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    Get your Glasto Glitter Glow with NicLove

    Meet our new favourite festival glitter queen on the circuit and with Glastonbury just around the corner, there couldn’t be a better time!

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    Festival Breakdown: Ones to Watch in Summer 2016

    Those of us at Burnt Soul HQ are no stranger to the festival scene. The question of next summer’s festival hit-list has been the subject of many conversations on frosty mornings this past winter.

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    Miley Cyrus’ Burnt Soul Discoball Suit

    The Discoball suit is the holy grail of catsuits… always talked about but never seen. In October 2015 we finally got the chance to make it happen!

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    5 Minutes With… Blue from Get Some Greens

    We stole a few minutes with Blue, the green haired genius pushing limits as the creative director of Get Some Greens. Blue’s a model, musician, stylist and all round creator of cool art fighting back against her conservative hometown, Houston, Texas.

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    Making Marina and the Diamond’s Neon Nature Tour Froot Look

    So, you’ve seen Marina and the Diamonds’ Neon Nature tour pictures and you’ve seen her  mad tour wardrobe. We were lucky enough to be able to have the opportunity to create two of those looks. Now for a behind the scenes glimpse into the making of one of those pieces…  Consider this a ‘How to make Marina’s Catsuit in 10

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    5 Minutes With… DJ Tigerlily | Burnt Soul

    We caught up with the gorgeous and talented DJ Tigerlily to find out a little bit about her life. Read our speedy interview and find out what she loves, who she’d want to be, and the songs she starts her nights with (and more!).

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    Fire Starters: Glad-Rags at Glastonbury

    As Burnt Soul Fire Starters we spread happy vibes by wearing the lycra catsuits and sharing the love of Burnt Soul clothing. We went to Glastonbury this year and did just that!

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    Halloween Fancy Dress a la Burnt Soul

    The season for fancy dress is upon us, and we can’t wait to get our face paints, wigs and coloured contacts out. Check out our costumes for this coming Halloween.

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    The Best Free Yoga Apps

    Our lycra fantastic, stretchy elastic, hotter than hot Burnt Soul outfits are not only perfect for festivals, parties and general wear, they’re also perfect for working out. We’ve reviewed the best free yoga app’s out there so you can get the most out of your Burnt Soul Lycra. 

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    Get the Downlow on the Best Australian Music Festivals

    We can’t quite believe that English festivals are over for the year. We’re refusing to chuck out our beer scented sleeping bags, our mud and who-knows-what-else covered tents, and move into autumn jumpers. Instead of deal with the impending cold, we started to take a look abroad. And where better than Australia? Here’s our top 11 Australian Music Festivals.

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    London Fashion Week

    September is a great month for fashion, first we feasted our eyes on New York and then London!

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    New York Fashion Week

    The fashion world has descended on the Big Apple for New York fashion week, and we’ve been keeping a close eye on it for design inspiration.

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    Flexible Fashion Photoshoot with Bristol Photographer, Carly Wong

    A couple of weeks ago we were lucky enough to provide the outfits for Carly Wong’s fit fashion photoshoot with model  Anna Louise (who also, incidentally, happens to be a secondary school Maths teacher…… I know, ours didn’t look like this either).

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    Marina and the Diamonds at V Festival 2015

    We were bouncing around the  Burnt Soul studio like nobody’s business this weekend when we watched  the incredibly talented Marina Diamandis steal the show at V Festival.

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    The History of the Catsuit

    We’re all about the catsuit, it’s pretty high up there in our favourite things to make and wear. We’ve got a great range of the beauties that you can take a look at here, but the other day we were thinking “where on earth does the catsuit come from and what magical person, or people, set fashion on a course to party

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    First timers top ten tips for Burning Man

    I’ve always been curious about Burning Man and the more people that go and love it, the more tempted I am… yet still something is holding me back. Will I like it or will I find it a little too out there? Do you honestly not have to take ANY money? Is the weather really that extreme? and so on and

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    Taking your Burnt Soul Swimming

    Does it feel like our summer has been and gone already? We had a couple of good weeks, for sure, but we need some more sunshine so we’ve started to look at some holiday destinations to run away to.

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    Dreams to Reality: Creating a Bespoke Piece!

    Have an peek into our studio and the construction process behind our bespoke lycra creations!

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    Secret Garden Party here we come – Festival Outfit

    Festival season is now in full swing and by this point you should be a total pro. You’ve got your festival survival kit and you know how to use it, if you’re a festival virgin then you can read our festival fashion survival guide here, and we also wrote this guide about peeing at Glastonbury, and most of this applies

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    Ella Eyre Rocks Burnt Soul Catsuit at Glastonbury

    Glastonbury 2015 saw Burnt Soul take to the stage in majestic style.

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    Emma Brewer’s Diary of a First Time Festival Goer

    Diary of a First Time Festival Goer – Emma Heads to the Isle of Wight Festival… I am all too aware of the awesomeness of a good festival. Year after year I have watched my friends skip merrily off with flowers in their hair and ribbons on their wrists for long weekends of music, sunshine and hippy love. However I’ve

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    How to Pee at Glastonbury in a Burnt Soul Catsuit

    In just a few weeks the biggest festival in the world, the world, is taking place and it’s happening right on our doorstep.

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    Pom Pom Earrings Tutorial

    Summer is upon us, and with it comes festival season… and festival fashion! What better way to accessorise your lycra than with a pair of eye-catching, feather-light and easy-to-make pom pom earrings?

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    Burnt Soul Catsuits on Britain’s Got Talent!

    The week before last we were contacted by the lovely styling team at Britain’s Got Talent to make 10 catsuits for their dancers, how could we refuse?!

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    Perfect nails for your Burnt Soul outfit  

    It’s no secret that we love our lycra, but we also love some banging nails to complete the look. Whether you wear them as daggers, oval, square, long or short there’s always something you can do to polish them up and make them look marvellous to complete your overall look.

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    Guest Post – L’Oréal Hair Chalk In Review

    As the summer kicks in to full party mode, and festival season is fast approaching, we’ve been doing a lot of thinking about our summer style, and at the moment we’re thinking in colours.

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    Love Saves the Day – Our Bristol Playlist

    We recently wrote a post about what we’re going to be wearing to the first festival of our season, Love Saves the Day, which you can read here. Now we’ve got our outfits sorted it’s time to start planning all the acts we’re going to see. Love Saves the Day is hosted in our hometown of Bristol and we’re very

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    Festival Fashion Guide – Love Save The Day

    The first UK festival, for us anyway, Love Saves The Day is taking place on the 23rd and 24th of May in our beautiful home town of Bristol. This year is set to be even bigger and better as it’s moved from its humble beginnings in Castle Park, smack bang in the centre of town, over to the slightly edgier

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    Make your own Disco Ball Helmet!

    There are many ways to go about making a disco ball helmet, some that are probably a lot cheaper and quicker than the way we’ve chosen but we wanted ours to have MEGA shine and sparkle and stand the test of time. That meant glass tiles, not acrylic, which meant a lot of time spent stick on each tile individually (only the acrylic

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    The Best of Coachella Fashion 2015 | Burnt Soul

      Coachella is famous for being a real celeb magnet and all the stars are there getting up to mischief. Plus it’s sort of become a mecca for the fashion crew to show off the latest looks for the summer, so we’ve taken an in-depth look at the best of 2015 Coachella fashion. Here are just a few of the looks that

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    Festivals Abroad | Our top 7

    We love a good festival and we recently wrote about some of the UK festivals we’re looking forward to this year. But you know what? It’s a big old world out there and our Burnt Soul wants to go on tour! So, here are some of the festivals that our party loving cousins are hosting.

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    Festival Style Survival Guide | Burnt Soul

    It’s Easter and officially time to start getting excited about the summer festival season. Our Designer has put together her top 10 tips for surviving any festival in style.

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    Looking after your Burnt Soul Lycra

    So you’ve purchased a piece of Burnt Soul Lycra joy, you love it and you’ve been enjoying it to the max, but now it’s time to wash it and you don’t want to just shove it in your dirty laundry because you’re not sure how to clean it without damaging it. We don’t want you to either! Which is why we’ve

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    Our Favourite UK Festivals for 2015

    Here at burnt soul we love a good festival, it’s one of the best places to don your Lycra outfit and shake your money maker! The UK is ram jammed with festivals and here are just a few that we’re looking forward to over the coming months. Remember, it can take up to 10 working days before your brand new

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    Spring Trends 2015 – Burnt Soul Style

    Spring is almost in the air, it may be difficult to think about it now but with the clocks going back at the end of the month (and us losing an hour of our precious sleep) it’s time to start thinking about ditching our winter wardrobes. Check out our top 4 Spring Trends 2015.

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    10 of the Best Places to Wear Your Burnt Soul in Bristol

    If we’re honest, there really is no bad time to wear some of our Lycra party wear, but there certainly are some times when it’s almost necessary. Starting with the home town of Burnt Soul, Bristol, here are some places you’re going to want to slip into one of our catsuits, leotards or leggings and dance the night away.

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    Lunge for Leggings

    January is over and most of us have probably fallen of those bandwagons we jumped on: dry January, going to the gym, only eating apples…. But there’s lycra that needs to be paraded.

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    Tutorial for watercolour triangles on nails

    We’re loving this quick tutorial by @thinkjude via Instagram for some very cool nail art action… perfect for this years festival season!

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    5 things you have to put up with if you want to wear a catsuit

    Here at Burnt Soul we adore the catsuit. It’s the one stop party outfit for any occasion be it a festival, disco or party. You pop one of these bad boys on and you are done, accessorise it with some great jewellery, some banging shoes and tons of glitter and you are good to dance the night away! There are,

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  • Lycra Gifts for Guys – Meggings

    Tis the season to be jolly which for us here at Burnt Soul means putting on the lycra, decorating the face with glitter and heading to the best Christmas party in town. We’ve got a stunning range of lycra party wear for the ladies but what about the boys?

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    Behind the Scenes – Our Luxe Range Photoshoot

    We’ve been ever so busy here at Burnt Soul as we prepare to release some new lovely treats for you, and because we love ya we’re going to give you a sneak peak of our latest photo shoot, which got a little bit cheeky….

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    The Best Lycra Party Wear For NYE

    If New Year’s Eve isn’t the perfect excuse to get dressed up and don your best party wear then we just don’t know what is. If, like us, you think NYE is all about lycra, glitter and dancing, then we’ve got just what you need to create the perfect outfit, complete with high vis and tassels, here are our favourite

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    Back to the Beginning

    Hello Burnt Souls! Welcome to our brand new Burnt Soul blog, this is the place where we’ll keep you updated with the latest lycra trends, our upcoming designs, behind the scene sneak peeks, events, offers, competitions and general musings from our minds. But before all of that we thought we’d introduce you to our designer and original Burnt Soul, Miss

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