Outdoor festival dressing has become somewhat of a fashion art form – there’s a fine line between looking die-hard, free spirited and try-hard. Australian model Taylah Roberts is the poster girl for walking that thin edge.

“When your job is to be done up all the time the last thing you want is to be uncomfortable especially when you’re at festival for the entire day,” says the 22-year-old, who was famously disqualified from Australia’s Next Top Model in 2013 after a run-in with another contestant, but gone on to a successful career regardless.

Roberts hit Splendour last month with edgy apparel distributor International Fashion Group, which enlisted photographer Nick Tsindos to snap her in a buffet of festival-perfect designer looks in labels like IRO, Johnny Was, Paige and AG Denim.

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Roberts and photographer Nick Tsindos were guests of skincare brand Kiehl’sCredit: Instagram @nicktsindos

“Generally, I like things that are easy and practical –  dresses that you can just throw on or jumpsuits-slash-overalls that are cute but still comfortable,” Roberts told GRAZIA. “My festival style isn’t all that different to my style normally, maybe just with a bit more colour – and glitter.”

Her favourite look of the weekend? “It would have to be the long-sleeve little IRO dress,” she says. “It’s just fun and you don’t really have to think about what you’re going to wear with it. It’s adaptable and you could even throw on a pair a jeans or stockings when it gets a little colder at night.”

Exclusive! Every image of Roberts shot by Tsindos at Splendour 2017

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Collared shirt $149, T-shirt and jeans $429 all by Paige Credit: Nick Tsindos

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Collared shirt $149, T-shirt and jeans $429 all by Paige Credit: Nick Tsindos

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Collared shirt $149, T-shirt and jeans $429 all by Paige Credit: Nick Tsindos

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Dress $799 by Hemant & Nandita Credit: Nick Tsindos

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Dress $799 by Hemant & Nandita Credit: Nick Tsindos

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Striped top $149 and jumpsuit $349 both by Paige Credit: Nick Tsindos

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Striped top $149 and jumpsuit $349 both by Paige Credit: Nick Tsindos

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Dress $419 by Hemant & Nandita
Credit: Nick Tsindos

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Dress $419 by Hemant & Nandita
Credit: Nick Tsindos

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Denim overalls $459 by AG. Scarf is Roberts’ own Credit: Nick Tsindos

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Denim overalls $459 by AG. Scarf is Roberts’ own Credit: Nick Tsindos

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Dress $559 by IRO Credit: Nick Tsindos

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Dress $559 by IRO Credit: Nick Tsindos

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Dress $559 by IRO Credit: Nick Tsindos

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Dress $269 and Denim Jacket $329 both by AG Credit: Nick Tsindos

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Dress $269 and Denim Jacket $329 both by AG Credit: Nick Tsindos

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Dress $269 and Denim Jacket $329 both by AG Credit: Nick Tsindos

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Kimono $429 by Johnny Was Credit: Nick Tsindos

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Kimono $429 by Johnny Was Credit: Nick Tsindos

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