AFTER the tent, the sleeping bag and the raingear you won't have much room for clothes. You'll be living in a tent, with your hair in a mess, so you need to put a little thought into your outfits.
You want light, bright, comfortable and fun. Here's our pick of the best festival fashion items for 2010.
> 1 DRESS UP Practical, comfortable and will look great with bright wellies. Denim dress €19.99, TK Maxx
> 2 GORGEOUS This is expensive and will show the dirt, but it's fab. Festival Fusion Statira tunic €99, Monsoon
> 3 SOCK IT TO 'EM Long socks are essential for Wellington comfort. Fearne Cotton over-the-knees socks (pack of three) €19, www.littlewoodsireland.ie
> 4 GET SHIRTY Bring more T-shirts than you think you need because you'll end up wearing all of them. T-shirt €39.90, Hilfiger Denim stores
> 5 QUIRKY Chainlink headbands have been the surprising new trend for 2010 festivals. Metal link headbands (pack of two) €19, www.littlewoodsireland.ie
> 6 FUNKY Fresh and versatile, it also works as a cover up or a table cloth! Scarf €25, Pepe Jeans
> 7 FLOWER POWER Embrace your inner chic. Miss Chic sunflower necklace €45, Fran & Jane, Dundrum Town Centre and The Westbury Mall
> 8 BOOTILICIOUS There's so much choice for wellies this year so there's no excuse for wearing simple black. Wellies €19.99-€46.99, TK Maxx
> 9 DAINTY DENIM We love these short shorts with a frivolous frill. Denim button-frill shorts €12, Heatons
> 10 FRESH FLORALS These are perfect for showing off lovely long legs. Floral-print shorts €10, Heatons