Festival fashion. It’s a term we feel a fairly strong level of dislike for. Who says that just because you’re going to listen to a few bands in a field, you suddenly have to turn your fashion dial back to Woodstock and don a ridiculous amount of feathers and floral accessories? However, there are a few items that are both practical and stylish – and who better than seasoned muso Lauren Laverne to make recommendations…

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The first time I went to Glastonbury I was 19 and it rained. The weather wasn’t just biblical: it was Old Testament. Specifically, the book of Job. My friends and I were in a band at the time, and due to play, but the stage sank into the rapidly expanding quagmire beneath it, and the gig was cancelled. Mud, music and mayhem calls for festival fashion that is both easy-to-wear and durable. Read more: The Observer.