The Festival Edit: Top 5 UK Festivals & 15 Must Have Items
Here in the UK we are lucky to host so many amazing festivals that are filled with amazing artists, creativity and so many up and coming new artists. With Festival Season fast approaching, the time is now to get your festival wardrobe started. Festival fashion is a real chance for you to go bolder than you have before, experiment with new materials, explore colours and go wild. Lets face it, festival looks aren’t your everyday look – they are a real chance to get a little bit creative and try looks you wouldn’t usually wear in your everyday. Come rain or shine, festival fashion is always summer vibes, as long as you’ve got a good pair of wellies. With so many festivals coming up this year with such incredible artists it’s hard to choose which one to attend. We’ve put together our top five festivals of 2019 across the whole of England with a real variety of music, locations and style. We have then put together our top 15 key festival fashion pieces to ensure you are bringing your fashion game to each one.
When: 22-25 August 2019
Creamfields is renowned for being a major dance and music festival. The main stage is solely dedicated to house, techno, drum and bass, trance, grime and more. If that music is your kind of thing, this festival is certainly one not to miss!
4. Latitude Festival
When: 18-21 July
Latitude Festival is held annually and celebrates an array of artists to ensure there is a musician for everyone to enjoy! Latitude is also known for having lots of activities for the family to enjoy as well as an array of bars, tents and stages for the adults. This year sees a lineup of Lana Del Ray, George Ezra, Snow Patrol and many more.
3. Isle of Wight Festival
When: 13-16 June
Where: Isle of Wight
Famous for bringing in iconic musicians, this years line up to the Isle of Wight festival does not disappoint… Noel Gallagher, Biffy Clyro, Lily Allen and many more! The festival itself is based on a counter culture event held from 1968-1970 and still to this day it is bringing in some incredible talent.
2. Reading & Leeds
When: 23-35 August
Where: Reading & Leeds
Reading & Leeds Festival continues to grow year on year as they continue to bring in global musicians as well as showing rising stars from indie, metal, hip hop and alternative pop acts. This year sees the likes of Foo Fighters, The 1975, Post Malone, Bastille and many others.
1. Wireless Festival
When: 5-7 July 2019
Wireless festival is back with a fresh new lineup for 2019 with all hip hop sensations such as: Travis Scott, Cardi B, A$AP Rocky and so many more. The day is filled with music, chill out areas, bars, food and of course some fairground rides.
Our Festival Fashion Must Haves
We’ve put together a selection of 12 must have festival accessories and clothing to help give you some Festival fashion inspiration.
1.C.P Company Lens Backpack 2. Monokel Eyewear Bottle Green 3. Penfield Guano T-Shirt 4. Norse Projects Aros Light Twill Shorts 5. K-Way Le Vrai Leon 3.0 6. Portuguese Flannel 90s Power Vacation Shirt 7. Danner Boots Ridge Hiking – 8. Rains Green Waterproof – 9. Barbour Taran Sports Navy Bucket Hat 10. Hunter Wellington Boots Dark Olive 11. Disruptor II Premium – Gold Fusion 12. Palladium Pampa Hi Organi – Dusky Green 13. Birkenstock Arizona Sandals 14. Nike Air max 1 Desert Ore, Sail and Black 15. Sprayground Sharks In Paris Cross Body Bag
Want some light weight jacket inspiration for your next festival?