Matchesfashion.com is aimed at boho-luxury fans hoping to elicit green-eyed questions like, “Where did you get that from?” in VIP bars. “The artisanal vibe combined with the heavy use of color we saw on the Spring/Summer 2022 runways is a great way to elevate the festival attire this summer,” says Womenswear Manager Liane Wiggins , which cites Gabriela Hearst’s crochet dress and Wales Bonner’s green. and yellow herringbone ribbed knits as savvy pieces to browse in Babbington on your way home.
Hook too optimistic for UK weather forecast? Net-a-porter.com is also betting big on its new Jacquemus sunset linen capsule, which is sure to deliver a vitamin D hit if the clouds say otherwise. Page recommends pairing the fuchsia mini dress and cropped shirts with bucket hats from JW Anderson — an accessory that will come in handy rain or shine. Pack yours quickly; bucket purchases increased by 62%, according to Lyst.
Beads and bags are your entry point into festival chic
Prada’s raffia totes are back in stock and selling out fast thanks to the delicious gelato shades on offer. While these spacious holiday bags are ideal for transporting SPF and San Pel from the campsite to the lakeside spot in, say, Wilderness, festival-goers across the city will project scintillating visions of Balenciaga’s Le Cagole onto their leather jackets. when they travel to Victoria and Heaton parks. Partygoers looking to inject a touch of “festival” into their look without the designer price tag can join the crowd behind the sudden 130% increase in searches for beaded bags. Sunglasses chains and phone case straps — like String Ting model-approved iPhone risers — also do the trick.
A wardrobe makeover doesn’t mean having a good time
The dangerously disposable nature of festival fashion (wearing cheap synthetics once, getting dirty, throwing them away) ignores the fact that 70% of our clothes end up in landfill every year. Just because you’re going to see your favorite band tear up the Pyramid Stage and then hit Shangri-La (the staples of Glastonbury life for the uninitiated) doesn’t mean you need a weekend of new outfits to to party. already own the holy trinity of festival gear (raincoats, rubber boots, wet wipes). And the other essentials — lightweight knitwear for layering, sunglasses, a large shoulder bag — are wardrobe mainstays that don’t need a pinch of glitter to look good.
If you need a boost to boost the appeal of this trusty Barbour jacket, make thrift stores your first port of call. Saving the pennies and being kind to the environment will help you feel more smug when everyone digs the Compeeds to keep their pristine hunters from rubbing each other.
And if you absolutely can’t resist the lure of newness, commit to some timeless pieces that you’ll be packing for Camp Kerala for years to come. “ERL and The Elder Statesman sweaters are great festival camouflages with Totême and Chimala’s cargo jackets,” shares Wiggins, who pairs the latter with Ashish’s minidresses for a look that’s part Sienna Miller. two parts of Alexa Chung. In other words, perfection.
Check out six of the top picks from buyers below.