Wellie great festival gear

by Gazette Reporter

IT SEEMS music festivals are all-in this season, with a host of promoters coming out of the woodwork to fill us in on amazing acts they have lined up. So, whether you are heading to Oxegen, Electric Picnic, Castlepalooza or the Phoenix Park for your fix of outdoor music, dressing for the occasion is something you should be thinking of – now – and don’t forget to expect the unexpected, so layering might be a good idea. Another must-have this festival season is a good pair of shoes – Wellington boots work wonders for the mucky ground you might find yourself trotting in, which, to be honest, is likely, especially with our unpredictable summers offering a burst of rain showers rather than sunshine. A good backpack to keep those extra layers stored in is definitely a must. It can also be used to store some toilet paper for the portaloo because, let’s face it, there never is any paper there – and, of course, some nibbles and water to keep you hydrated throughout the music festival. With all this music and fashion in mind this week, Gazette Style is getting readers festival-ready – it’s time to rock ‘n’ roll …

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