Beyoncé, Jessie J, Tulisa: Best & worst dressed at V Festival

Published Aug 19 2013, 11:56 BST  |  By

The Virgin Media V Festival 2013 took place this weekend, with crowds at Hylands Park in Chelmsford and Weston Park in Staffordshire entertained by sets from headliners Beyoncé and Kings of Leon.

Other performers included Jessie J, Rita Ora and The Vaccines, while Tulisa Contostavlos, Little Mix's Jesy Nelson and Alexandra Burke were a few of the stars spotted soaking up the festival atmosphere backstage.

We take a look at the best and worst dressed stars performing at or attending the event - from Beyoncé to Cara Delevingne - below.

Tulisa Contostavlos
Tulisa Contostavlos backstage at V Festival, Highlands park.

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Tulisa Contostavlos backstage at V Festival.

Tulisa Contostavlos at V Festival, Chelmsford, Essex, Britain - 18 Aug 2013

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Tulisa Contostavlos at V Festival


Tulisa Contostavlos wore a black and white t-shirt with her debut album title 'The Female Boss' printed across it. She teamed the top with a black skirt, and later donned a bowler hat and black biker jacket with a pair of studded ankle boots.

The star had removed her hair extensions and sported a chic bob.

Cara Delevingne and Pixie Lott
Cara Delevingne in the Virgin Media Louder Lounge

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Cara Delevingne in the Virgin Media Louder Lounge

V Festival, Chelmsford, Essex, Britain - 18 Aug 2013
Pixie Lott in the Virgin Media Louder Lounge

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Pixie Lott at V Festival


Cara Delevingne looks effortlessly stylish in floral and polka-dot print trousers teamed with a black leather jacket, back-to-front baseball cap and a pair of Ray-ban Clubmaster sunglasses.

Pixie Lott looked pretty in pastel coloured floral shorts and matching jacket, tortoiseshell sunglasses and a pair of sensible black wellies in the Virgin Media Louder Lounge.

Jessie J and Vanessa White
Jessie J performs on the Virgin Media Stage during day one of the V Festival at Hylands Park in Chelmsford

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Jessie J at V Festival.

Vanessa White of The Saturdays performs on the Virgin Media Stage during day one of the V Festival at Weston Park in Weston-under-Lizard.

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Vanessa White performs at V Festival


Jessie J left little to the imagination in a monochrome bra and matching knickers teamed with a pair of giant gold hoop earrings as she performed on stage, and Vanessa White donned a pair of unflattering, fringed denim shorts and a patterned crop top as she took to the stage with The Saturdays.

Rita Ora and Little Mix's Jesy Nelson and Leigh-Anne Pinnock
Rita Ora performing on the 4 Music Stage

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Rita Ora performing on the 4 Music Stage.

Jesy Nelson and Leigh-Anne Pinnock of Little Mix in the Virgin Media Louder Lounge

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Jesy Nelson and Leigh-Anne Pinnock


Rita Ora performed in an unusual white and grey holographic crop top with a matching high-waisted skirt and a pair of thigh-high holographic boots.

Jesy Nelson donned bizarre black leather dungarees over a black crop top, while fellow Little Mix star Leigh-Anne Pinnock wore a high-necked crop top and asymmetrical skirt and black ankle boots with gold buckles.

Beyoncé and Paloma Faith
Beyonce performing on the Virgin Media Stage during day one of the V Festival at Hylands Park in Chelmsford.

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Beyonce performs at V Festival.

Paloma Faith performing at the V Festival in Chelmsford, Essex.

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Paloma Faith performing at the V Festival


Beyoncé shimmered in a plunging sequined catsuit - one of multiple outfits she wore during her headlining set - and Paloma Faith stood out in a strapless mosaic patterned dress with matching headscarf, giant heart earrings and red strappy heels.

Amelia Lily and Alexandra Burke
Alexandra Burke in the Virgin Media Louder Lounge

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Alexandra Burke backstage at V Festival.

V Festival, Chelmsford, Essex, Britain - 17 Aug 2013
Amelia Lily Oliver in the Virgin Media Louder Lounge

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Amelia Lily in the Virgin Media Louder Lounge


Former X Factor finalist Amelia Lily was spotted in a floral print jumpsuit and black Converse trainers, and Alexandra Burke celebrated her 25th birthday backstage baring her midriff in a kimono-style yellow black patterned crop top with a pair of black shorts and green wellies.

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