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35 fashion pieces that’ll have you festival-ready

Think fun, fabulous and funky festival trends that’ll make you stand out from the crowd.

Written by Rachael Nichol
Published 28.07.2021

By Rachael Nichol

Festival season has finally arrived.

It’s time to make up for lost time and dance the day (and night) away! Whether you’re jetting off to Hideout Festival or grooving in a field at Parklife, now you’ve got your tickets all you need to do is decide on what you’re going to wear – although that’s easier said than done, right?

What we love most about festivals is that no one will judges you. Whether you’re rocking up dressed to the high heavens in sequins, going full bo-ho in your flowery crown or bossing an oversized graphic t-shirt with wellies, it’s all about feeling fabulous and having a good time. Good vibes only guys!

Zara, Printed Flared Trousers, £27.99

Nasty Gal Psychedelic Ruffle Hem Mesh Flares, £17.50 (was £25.00)

Mango Flared Leggings, £29.99

Urban Outfitters, UO Festival Flare Trousers, £36.00

Mimi’s Edit, Geo Print Trousers, £22.00

Funky flares

Step back in time the ’70s with these fabulous flares. These staple pieces will suit any figure – simply pair with a crop top or a graphic tee and you’ll rock this trend day and night.

Zara, Sequin Mini Dress, £49.99

River Island, Gold Sequin Wide Leg Trousers, £35.00 (was £45.00)

Skinny Dip London, Shake It Sequin Jacket, £40.00

The Look Edit, Anna Cropped Sequinned Top, £28.99

Simple Be, Ombre Sequin Shift Dress, £21.50

All that glitters

Not a festival season goes by when there’s isn’t glitter on the style radar. Shine bright like a diamond head to toe with these gorgeous pieces. It’s not every day that you can wear glitter, so embrace the sequins and sparkle like the gem you are! Oo la la.



More Mia, The Betsy Dress – White & Blue Aztec Print Dress, £27.00

Nasty Gal, Floral Bell Sleeve Skater Dress, £19.00 (was £48.00)

ASOS, Violet Romance Tiered Mini Dress in Boho Print, £20.00 (was £26.00)

River Island, Yellow Ruffle Tie Dye Mini Beach Dress, £42.00

Vivichi, Shelley Cold Shoulder Festival Dress in White, £75.00 (was £150.00)

Boho mini dresses

Comfort is key at a festival. Get the boho-chic look with these stunning mini dresses, which look perfect when paired with a denim jacket and chunky shoes. And the best part? These staple items help you spend the shortest amount of time in the portaloos as all you have to do is lift up your dress. (We think of everything, don’t we?)

Not On The High Street, Floral Headpiece Flower Crown, £6.50

Mimi’s Edit, Astronomy Hairclip Set, £14.00

ASOS, ASOS DESIGN Crown in Burnished Silver Tone, £9.50 (was £14.00)

Etsy, Unicorn and Raindrops, Boho Festival Hippy Party Feather Hair Clip Extension £10.00

Studio Courtenay, Yellow Houndstooth Patchwork Bucket Hat, £65.00

Heavenly headwear

How often can you wear a crown all day? This is why we love festivals! Embrace the weird and wonderful with this beautiful range of headwear. From neon bucket hats to flowered crowns, it’s all about those extra details in your outfit.


House of Zana, Tie Dye Dress, £35.00 (was £65.00)

Hollister, Crop Tie Dye Denim Jacket, £29.40 (was £49.00)

Silk Fred, Voodoo Love Backless Jumpsuit Tie Dye, £25.00 (was £50.00)

Zara, Tie Dye Dress, £29.99

Jules B, NU London Silk Tie Dye Wrap Kimono, £143.50 (was £359.00)

The tie-dye trend

This ‘60s and ’90s trend was strutted down all of the Spring/Summer 2021 runways, so you can bet your bottom dollar we’ll see bright, bold and beautiful tie-dye at every festival this year. From dresses and jumpsuits to kimonos and denim jackets, we just can’t get enough…

Debenhams, Karen Millen Snake Print Crop Wide Leg Jersey Jumpsuit, £51.75

House of Zana, Zebra Silky Jacket, £80.00

Oh Polly, Drive 'Em Wild Belted Wide Leg Trousers In Pink Snake Print £17.50 (was £35.00)

Jules B, GANNI Pleated Oversized Leopard Print Mini Dress, £185.00

DLSB, Cuff It Up – Mint Animal Print Midi Dress, £37.99

Lively animal prints

Take a walk on the wild side! Now is our chance to go crazy after such a boring year. From zazzy zebra print jackets to loud leopard print dresses, these items will definitely liven up our wardrobes. Embrace the Kat Slater vibes!

Pink Boutique, Deep Feelings Nude Panel Chunky Trainers, £32.00

Barbour, Barbour Abbey Wellington Boots, £54.95

Public Desire, Blake Black Pu Lace Up Chunky Sole Ankle Boots, £19.99 (was £39.99)

New Look, Off White Zip Side Lace Up Chunky Boots, £34.99

Mimi’s Edit, Superstar Gold Glitter Sneakers, £34.00

Chunky dancing shoes

Because you’ll be on your feet all day, it’s extra important to keep them comfy! If you’re camping for a few nights, it’s always best to bring one pair of shoes that’ll go with all of your outfits. Added bonus – there’ll be more room in your case for wine! Chunky shoes are bang on trend this year and are perfect for dancing in.

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