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How to look amazing at a festival

By Caroline Ferry, 22 May 2017

Doesn’t matter if you’re a fair-weather, one-dayer kinda girl, or a super-committed camper - festival season is imminent. And with it comes all sorts of sartorial questions: like, are playsuits a festival no-go? (Hint: port-a-loos). Do I need wellies? (100% yes if said-festival starts with Glast and ends with bury). Don’t furrow that brow girl, the answers - and your shopping inspiration - are here.

ASOS Blue Long Rainmac With Frills, available at ASOS | ASOS Fashion & Beauty Feed

1. Power shower

Your rain jacket never, we repeat never, needs to be basic. This one ticks a lot of trend boxes: ruffle sleeves, sporty tipping, tick, tick. Almost hope it does rain now.

 

ASOS Frill Rainmac, £55

Reclaimed Vintage Inspired Satin Runner Shorts With Tipping, available at ASOS | ASOS Fashion & Beauty Feed

2. Legs day

The SS17 update to festival-favourite Daisy Dukes, these bad boys are short-shorts with a totally retro 80s vibe. Style your easy-peasy party pants with trainers and a band tee, stat.

 

Reclaimed Vintage Satin Shorts, £25

Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Hi Festival Embroidered Trainers, available at ASOS | ASOS Fashion & Beauty Feed

3. Dancing shoes

Wellies are not everyone’s bag, especially when it is swelteringly hot, or you have parked your tent a million miles away from the mainstage. These daisy print Cons are the ultimate ode to Woodstock.

 

Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Festival Hi Tops, £57

Coral ASOS TALL T-Shirt with Ultimate 80s Motif, available at ASOS | ASOS Fashion & Beauty Feed

4. Throwback tee

You’ll be needing a T-shirt (that's a given) so layer it under a slip dress or tuck it into your denim. Your shoulder-burn-protector should be all of the 80s, all of the time (just check out those graphics).

 

ASOS Tall T-Shirt with Ultimate 80s Motif, £14

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5. Go hard

...with your beauty game sure, but ease yourself in to the hottest hair hues with some semi-perm spray. Just the ticket to look next-level when you’re feeling anything but.

 

L'Oreal Paris Colorista Semi-Permanent Colour Spray, £6.99

 

Pull & Bear Gingham Shoulder Bag, available at ASOS | ASOS Fashion & Beauty Feed

6. Hold this

Handy enough to hold all the fuel and wet wipes you could need for the day, but not so big that it’ll hold your free flowing dancemoves back.

 

Pull&Bear Gingham Shoulder Bag, £18.99

ASOS Bird Embellished Cami Mini Dress, available at ASOS | ASOS Fashion & Beauty Feed

7. Best line-up

If you’re not a jeans and tee sort of girl, first of all, props to your festival fanciness, second of all, you’re going to need a great dress. This one is fab for minimal tan lines and maximum summer sequins.

 

ASOS Bird Embellished Cami Dress, £35

River Island Flat Blue Lens Sunglasses, available at ASOS | ASOS Fashion & Beauty Feed

8. Main shade

For (fingers crossed) those sunny Saturdays watching your favourite bands, you’re going to need chic shades. These ones are a combo of retro and SS17 all at once. Which is imp.

 

River Island Flat Blue Lens Sunglasses, £14

ASOS Fishnet Glitter Stripe Welt Socks, available at ASOS | ASOS Fashion & Beauty Feed

9. A sock rocky

If it ain’t sandals weather, you’re probs going to find yourself in sneakers or lil boots. Make sure your sock game is strong by opting for fishnets with sporty ankle stripes. No detail left to chance, thatta girl.

 

ASOS Fishnet Glitter Stripe Socks, £4.50

Reclaimed Vintage Inspired Oversized Varsity T-Shirt Dress With Trim, available at ASOS | ASOS Fashion & Beauty Feed

10. So extra

Cos sometimes the decision to pick either a varsity T-shirt, a sundress or a pompom trim summin-summin is just too much. Stress no more, the ultimate hybrid hottie is here.

 

Reclaimed Vintage Oversized Varsity T-Shirt Dress, £40

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