How to survive Ibiza Medieval 2013

Ibiza begins the preparations for the celebration of its most popular event: Eivissa Medieval. In the coming days we will see how the old neighborhood of Dalt Vila become a real town of the Middle Ages: princesses, artisans, knights, jesters … So the city of Ibiza celebrates its declaration as a World Heritage Site in the year 1999. Today, Ibiza Trendy wants to give you some  (fashion) tips  to survive Ibiza Medieval. If you are going to visit the Fair these days, do won’t regret having read this post. Trust us.

No heels, please! The street down  the cathedral, on the top of the old town, is incredibly  steep and slippery, so leave heels at home. Lots of tourists get injured in this area every year (it is not a joke!). Avoid also flat sandals, they slip too. We recommend shoes with a good tread, like a sneakers or boots.

Boots from Histeric Ibiza. In gold-a must this summer-and turquoise.

Can’t live without heels? We have a solution for you: Inner wedge sneakers will help you gain a few inches without sacrificing comfort (or take risks).

Studded Wedge Sneakers, from La Sirena.

Dress for the hot and the cold. During the Medieval Fair you can get sun-burned, it can rain, it can be very hot and can be cooler  … and all this happens on the same day!  This is Spring in Ibiza. So take note of our outfits:

Asymmetrical dress with straps, by Pepe Jeans. Combines perfect with this sweater in blue also by Pepe Jeans. Both from La Sirena Ibiza.The boots are from Histeric Ibiza (do you remember? No heels!).

Dress, jacket and foulards, all by Yerse. Find this brand in Ibiza exclusively in T&C.

Cover your head with style. The sun can push hard in May in Ibiza, so a hat is an essential complement.  We choose these comfortable borsalinos from Queens of Joy. So trendy!

Avoid visiting the fair on Sunday. On Sunday almost everyone in the island has day off, so Dalt Vila it is too much crowed. If you can, visit the fair on Friday, it usually the quietest day, especially in the morning.

Night code. In the last years it has become very fashionable to go to Dalt Vila on Saturday night to enjoy exotic dishes and mojitos in the Arabic tents. The neighborhood looks beautiful at night and is a pleasure to have a drink under the stars in the area of Santa Llúcia. But … watch out! The temperature goes down very quickly at night, so be sure to bundle up a little more. We suggest this styling: 
Jeans, top with skull print, military jacket and  handbag. All from Histeric Ibiza.

Flowers in the hair. You will love the beautiful wreaths sold in the medieval market. But do not put them in any way. Sandra Tur, from Fanny & Co, gives us the key to the perfect romantic hairstyle.

“Overall looks with flowers sweeten the image and make it more warm and close. Wreaths are one of the sweetest decorationsIdeal for tall women”, says Sandra. “The flowers placed in various positions (top, sides, or bottom) give volume and focus the attention”.

Read here Eivissa Medieval program of events

Shopping and services guide 

La Sirena Ibiza
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Histeric Ibiza
Vara de Rey 26
Bartomeu Vicente Ramon, 17. Ibiza.
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T&C Ibiza
Calle Abad i Lasierra. Ibiza. Ibiza.
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Queens of Joy
Calle Mariano Riquer. Santa Eulària.
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Calle Ramón Muntaner 2, Bajos. Ibiza.
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by Judit Carcasona and Julia Fioravanti