What To Wear If Glasto's A Washout

Photo: Courtesy of John Lewis.
We don’t know how to break this to you, but it looks like Glastonbury is going to be a washout. Not the line-up, mind you (that's looking fantastic) — but the weather. Yup, it’s going to rain cats and dogs all over this famous festival.
As this writer can attest, Glastonbury can be disastrous if one isn’t fully prepared for every weather-based eventuality. (Seriously, you don't even want to know about my Glasto 2006; all I will say is that it involved gold ballet slippers and trench foot.) So, for you lucky ones with a golden ticket to this week’s festivities, it's time to get suited and booted with the very best of waterproof essentials. Click through for your must-pack items. Happy camping!
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Photo: Courtesy of Aigle.
Cross your fingers the Glasto mud doesn't reach your knees when you step out in these print-perfect pretties.

Aigle X Liberty Miss Juliette Rubber Boots, £100, available at Aigle.
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Photo: Courtesy of John Lewis.
Keep your outer extremities as dry as can be with a little help from this floral poncho.

Joules Bouquet Print Rain Proof Hooded Poncho, £24.95, available at John Lewis.
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Use this cute baseball cap to keep your hair (relatively) dry. It's also a great item to describe to your chums — whom you'll invariably lose in the crowd on the way to the cider tent.

J.Crew Adore Patch Baseball Cap, £39.50, available at J.Crew.
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Photo: Courtesy of Lulu Guinness.
Even in the rain, you don't want your Glasto view to be obstructed by anything. Presenting: this transparent umbrella. Good thinking, Lulu Guinness!

Lulu Guinness Birdcage Umbrella, £32, available at Lulu Guinness.
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Photo: Courtesy of Liberty.
Keep all your essentials bone-dry with this waterproof carry-all.

Margaret Annie Print Portrait PVC Shopper, £24.95, available at Liberty.
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Photo: Courtesy of Net-A-Porter.
Band tees are fantastic, but they're also very water-absorbent. Throw on this swim vest as a wet-weather style substitute.

Mara Hoffman Printed Rash Guard, £145, available at Net-A-Porter.
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Photo: Courtesy of Nasty Gal.
Jelly shoes aren't just for avoiding sea urchins on the beach; they're perfect for squelching through wet-clogged festival fields, too.

Edie Jelly Sandal, £19.74, available at Nasty Gal.
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Photo: Courtesy of ASOS.
Important festival essentials like credit cards, battery chargers, and wet wipes really don't like the rain, so keep them all at hand in this easy-access clutch.

New Look Clear Clutch With Zip Detail In Green, £9.99, available at ASOS.
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Photo: Courtesy of Topshop.
Wet denim is really, really unpleasant to wear. Slip into a cropped pair to avoid this fashion calamity.

Moto Maggie Cropped Jeans, £38, available at Topshop.
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