At Pet & Country we value the importance of good festival preparation. With more and more festivals popping up locally showcasing incredible homegrown talent, you will enjoy our Top Festival Favourites to help you through this lively – and sometimes pretty muddy – season. Have a look at Belfast Vibe’s 16 OF THE BEST SUMMER FESTIVALS ACROSS NORTHERN IRELAND to remind you what a mighty festival offering we have right here on our doorstep.
#1 The Trusty Welly
Let’s work from the feet up starting with the festival staple – the trusty wellington boot. It’s likely due to festival chic that the welly has had such a dramatic makeover lately, with Hunter, Joules, Toggi and Lemon Jelly coming up with designs far and beyond the standard moss green classic. Click HERE to shop the full range of boots at Pet & Country.
Hunter have upped their game with new ranges including the gorgeous High Gloss, Chelsea and Short boots in a rainbow of colours. The heeled Chelsea boots are incredibly versatile and stylish with all the benefits of a sturdy, waterproof boot. Fold the top of a bright Hunter Sock out over the top of your boot for a contrasting colour pop in either knit of fleece for added warmth and comfort for your festival feet.
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These gorgeous, glossy, glam wellies are the Joules ‘Bow Back Welly Evedon in Black’ and are the ultimate in festival-chic but are hard wearing with a good grip too.
The patent finish plus luxurious, oversized bow and gold detailing make these wellies a touch more opulent that the usual boot. Bring a touch of wipe-clean elegance to a muddy festival field this Summer! To shop visit the website HERE.
#2 The Essential Waterproof Jacket
Next is the essential showerproof jacket. Local Brand Lighthouse has the coolest range of jackets in classic styles and bold block colours with beautiful detailing. These coats are light enough for the warmer days but will keep you dry and happy should the showers show. Another great jacket is the Jack Murphy nautical navy stripe overprinted with a bright floral, great for your friends to spot you in when you wander off to the falafel stall. The Joules jackets also exude cool and practicality in equal measure. Just add denim cut offs or a ditsy floral dress and your wellies and you’re good to go. Shop our range of festival jackets HERE.
#3 The Handy Cross Body Bag
The cross body bag is excellent for festivals, a hands-free option is a necessity on these occasions. Go classic in smart navy or tan, or mix it up with a primary-bright or a blingy metallic. These trends may be a little intimidating to wear head to toe but a nod in the form of a cute bag is a great way to dip your toes. Shop the range of cross body bags HERE.
#4 The Necessary Cosmetic Bag
Clever toiletries can be the saviour of the festival season. Wipes, dry shampoo, compact deodorant, lip balm and sun cream – all these and more help to make a weekend away from the shower more comfortable! These necessities need somewhere to live during your wild weekend, Pet & Country have a range of roomy cosmetic and wash bags for you to choose from. Click HERE to shop this range.
#5 The Vintage-Inspired Picnic Basket
Finally, if the festival you’re hitting is more of a ‘sitting on the lawn with family’ affair as opposed to ‘moshing in the mud’, it might be just the occasion to pack up the wonderful Joules vintage-inspired Picnic Basket with all your favourite summer treats. The Dalriada Festival is the perfect example of a family festival made for spreading a family lunch out under the shade of the trees in the grounds of Glenarm Castle. This is just the sort of staycation this gorgeous basket is made for. While stock lasts, receive a free Joules Wensley floral Summer scarf worth £19.95 with each basket purchased. Click the pic to shop!
Do you have a Festival Favourite that we have not featured in this post? Do you have festival photos you’d like to share with us? We’d love to hear from you! Contact us via any of the social channels detailed at the foot of the post.