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10 Essential Items for Festival Season

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It's finally festival season, and many of you may be ready to head back into a field with people and dance the day - and night - away.

If you're heading out for a day event or a full weekend of music and dancing, we've rounded up 10 essential items to pack to make sure you stay looking and feeling fabulous.

An essential whether you're at a festival or not. This hand sanitiser from HANN is our choice for a number of reasons. One, they use clean, natural ingredients that take care of the skin on your hands, in addition to banishing them of bacteria. Two, they have a range of fun scents - from their Shake It Up collection inspired by your favourite cocktails to Daily Moods inspired by times of day. Thirdly, their packaging is recycled, recyclable and refillable!

No festival look is complete without glitter, but no one wants to be dispersing plastic pieces all over our outdoor venues. We're opting for glitter from EcoStardust to jazz up our make up looks this season. Made from raw, natural materials it is biodegradable and equally as shimmery and long-lasting (on your face & body) as regular polyester glitter. Available in almost every colour you can imagine!

If you're slightly dreading being on you feet all day (it's been a while), you'll be a picnic blanket. This one from Yvonne Ellen is great. With a fun pattern on one side and a polyester lining on the other, its great for all weather. With easy grip handles, simply roll it up and carry it around - the world is your seat.

Take full advantage of being able to get dressed to the nines and make a bold statement with one of our headpieces. The headpiece comes with 2 attached metal hair grips which can be bent carefully to fit any size and securely grip the headpiece onto your head. These are literally made for festivals.

An absolute necessity if you're heading out in warm weather - make sure you've got water on you. These bottles from cult brand Chilly's keep cold liquids cold for 24 hours - perfect if you're going to be dancing into the night (they also keep hot liquids hot for 12 hours). Perfect for packing, they are leak and condensation proof. We love that Chilly's partner with artists on fun designs!

One thing that simple cannot out the window at a festival is your expertly honed beauty routine, but no one has space to pack a 10 stage regime into a backpack right?

To make life easier, get yourself some all-in-one wipes, like these from Ursa Major. Not only do they remove dirt, exfoliate, sooth and hydrate, they also have an AHA/BHA formula to help keep your skin in check after each use. They are vegan, cruelty free and made from 100% bamboo fibre.

Is any festival outfit complete without a pair of statement earrings? We've got so many pairs to choose from depending on your look. Something fun and fruity like the Set of 5 Fruit Hoops, perfect for mixing and matching, or something more chic like the Statuesque Earrings.

Dressing for a festival is fuelled by visuals and comfort, that's why Lyra is an obvious choice. Maximum flexibility for those dance moves that have been waiting to be seen. The Forest of Dreams Jumpsuit is a gorgeous and flattering silhouette with a fabulous pattern. The lycra makes it super comfy to wear all day long!

Rosa Bloom describe their pieces at 'party wear that feels like lounge wear' and that's exactly what we're looking for. Looking fabulous at a festival has to be comfortable too, so that's why were drawn to this Florence Sequin Cape Top. The cape sleeves, stretchy waistband and cotton jersey make this perfect for all day wear, without being restricted (you'll need your arms for dancing)!

Not only do you need jewellery to jazz up your festival fit, we love a bit of function too. Our Hair Clips are great at keeping you locks in place all day due to their super strong silver-tone clasp, but they are super cute too. The Palermo comes in two colourways (Apple and Terracotta) with a pattern inspired by decorative tiles.

Shop the Festival Favourites edit to find your perfect party piece.