Festival Dungarees

Festiv-alarm (noun) : a sudden overwhelming feeling of hysteria or anxiety, sometimes affecting a whole group of people in the run up to a music festival. Especially with regard to wardrobe choices.

We get it.

Are you leaning into the 70s with flared-everything, fringed jackets and denim? Or should your capsule wardrobe take inspiration from the noughties? Think Xtina, Destiny's Child, Gwen Stefani — 

Gwen Stefani

As with last-minute summer holiday shopping, there's an almost irresistible temptation to bulk buy Zara's latest launches or, worse, give in to Shein's barrage of festival-orientated outfits clogging your Google Shopping feed. 

Close those browser tabs and calm yourself. We're here to help, with a dungaree for every festival (and every weather scenario).

Red Stripe 🎪
Best for: Dressing up, garnering compliments and standing out from the crowd
Festival choice: All Points East, Wilderness, Lost Village or Houghton
Red Stripe dungaree festival outfit
Double Denim

Best for: 70s feels, warmer weather (due to their lightweight cotton) and giving your outfit an edge
Festival choice: Glastonbury, Cornbury and Shambala
Double Denim Dungaree outfit with straw hat and bell sleeves

Best for: Optimists and tastemakers
Festival choice: Wilderness, Noisily, Cornbury
Ecru festival dungaree outfit with bandana and bikini

Best for: mud, dirt and lasting the full duration
Festival choice: Glastonbury, Latitude, Standon Calling
Olive Green Dungaree festival outfit with bucket hat

Best for: versatility and a classic understated dungaree look 
Festival choice: Isle of Wight, Boardmasters, Cornbury
Step aside sandals and silk. It’s not the time. Everyone knows (or at least they do now) that dungarees are the cornerstone of festival style.  
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