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Shop These 6 Independent Fashion Brands For Festival Fits This Summer

Summer’22 festival season is out in full force, each weekend there’s a star-studded line-up of the hottest DJs and selectors to the world’s greatest rock heroes. From Glastonbury and Creamfields, to Lost Village and TRNSMT, the choice is yours. But, for every weekend spent belting your heart out to your favourite acts, comes the age old challenge of finding the perfect festival outfit. 

Whether you’re a neon raver, or bohemian indie-lover, here are six independent fashion brands that you can support this summer, and ensure you walk through those festival gates with the hazy sounds of the mainstage in the distance, wearing the funkiest of festival looks.

The Wildside

Take a walk on the wild side with Hayley Magyar’s seasonal collections of funk festival fashion, swimwear and streetwear. Each item is handmade and hand packaged, sourcing local and sustainable suppliers and graphic designers when it comes to her wicked printed tees. 

The Wildeside’s latest collection ‘A Disco A Day’ in collaboration with fellow indie fashion designer Sass By Soph features groovy flares, sheer gloves, retro-rocking chequered print bikinis and more, all perfect for your next rave or festival holiday. 


Little Lies

If Stevie Nicks inspired boho-rockstar,  Kate Moss 90s grunge are your festival vibe, then shop your perfect summer 2022 festival looks at Little Lies. Rock one of their oversized graphic brand tees with leather jeans and vintage-esq cowgirl boots, or choose from their stunning range of dainty lace pieces with boho aztec statement jewellery pieces to dance under the stars to your favourite bands this summer. 

Dress like the stars. Renowned actress Helena Bonham Carter has been papped in her Little Lies hair accessories. 


UN:IK Clothing

If edgy streetwear is your style, check out UN:IK Clothing’s independent outlet, showcasing a host youth indie brands across menswear, womenswear and unisex. The brands stock and exclusive collection of pieces with UN:IK so you know you’re onto a rare find. Partner brands include The Colour Collective, Vice 84, Seasonal Hero and even UN:IK’s own in-house label Essentials and collaborations, all of which are inspired by music and club culture. 

DJs Melé and long-standing supporter Skream have shopped their ravewear staples with UN:IK’s exclusive ranges. 


Isolated Heroes

Celebrating 10 years in the fashion biz, Isolated Heroes have been on a mission to empower females on the dancefloor with their diverse range of sizes and styles to have all party-goers feeling a million dollars. Isolated Heroes’ festival 22 collection ‘Festival Queens’ is a glitter-fest from head to toe with gorgeous sequin wrap dresses and disco ball inspired rainbow sequin bags to match. It’s a serious case of disco fever!


Angry Dollz

No festival outfit is complete without some statement jewels so look no further than Angry Dollz. A nostalgic Y2K jewellery brand inspired by trends from the 90s and 00s era and leading the way in a full fashion revival movement. Each piece is handmade and carefully designed with you in mind, with options to customise and personalise your jewels whether that’s by adding your name or complimenting with your favourite colours to make your piece extra unique – just like you! At its core Angry Dollz is all about empowering women to be themselves and wear whatever they want – the exact kind of freedom of expression we search for on the dancefloor!



Words by Jo Dargie

Posted On 3 October, 2022