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Never been to Notting Hill Carnival? Here’s how to do it like a grown up

Delphine Chui
Notting Hill Carnival

✨ And yes, it still involves glitter ✨

I’m a born-and-bred South Londoner, but, I’m ashamed to say I’ve never gone to Notting Hill Carnival. I know, cast all the judgement you like, because I judge myself tbh.

And the thing is, I love music and I adore Caribbean food – but I’m not a massive fan of crowds, I don’t like feeling stuck and I definitely hate feeling unprepared.

So, I decided to take to the internet, and consult beauty blogger and veteran Notting Hill Carnival goer Elise (AKA Little Miss Plumful), on what I needed to know. And, her survival guide is 👌

Wear comfortable but colourful clothes

‘Definitely don’t bother with heels as you’ll be dancing all day so comfort is key. And avoid open toe shoes as you’ll get your toes crushed in the crowds. Come rain or shine, my carnival uniform is shorts, crop top and bright trainers. Skin dries faster than clothes when it rains! You’ll be dancing around so much that you won’t feel cold. That’s carnival climate. A hoodie is always a good idea in case it rains. Umbrellas and dancing crowds don’t mix so don’t even bother with a brolly. And, don’t forget your whistle and horn! If you have sensitive ears, bring ear plugs.’

Wear water-resistant make-up

‘You’ll need it to protect you from rain and flying drinks! Urban decay makeup setting spray is ace at keeping your makeup intact. It’s carnival so pile on some glitter so you dazzle as much as the carnival queens.’

Do travel into Notting Hill

‘Although most people would think to travel to carnival via Notting hill, you’re better off going to a quieter station and walking in to avoid the crowds. Westbourne park is a good one as they don’t usher you away from the entrance so you can meet the rest of your party there. Plus there are some decent toilets there complete with taps and mirrors so it’s a good idea to use those before you head towards the dreaded port-a-loo only zone.






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