May 12, 2021

Festival fashion tips 2017: bumbags, gorpcore – and Corbyn T-shirts

With only days until Glastonbury begins, this year’s trend is for practical clothes with a hint of progressive politics

This is the start of festival season. Every so often, a trend comes along which changes everything. Glastonbury is such a festival and Gorpcore is such a trend.

Gorpcore is all about outerwear and camping gear – practical, technical clothing in khaki, navy and black. It’s boring, and this season it’s bang on trend: think North Face waterproofs, Teva sandals, Stone Island waterproofs, Patagonia fleeces and CP Company T-shirts. Forget Barbour jackets. At Glastonbury 2017 it’s all about North Face’s Murdo light parka.

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