Once an occasion where we'd all throw on a pair of wellies, grab a can and head off, festivals have become just as much about what you wear as about which acts you watch.
Festival prep is no longer about learning to pronounce the coolest band names and their most obscure lyrics, but instead is a chance for you to show off your sartorial prowess in a scenario that you're *bound* to be papped by your Insta-savvy pals.
But while the blanket term "festival fashion" suggests a simple style guide, it in fact incorporates a whole manner of obstacles...
No Glasto? No problem! Here are 11 equally amazing UK festivals to book ASAP
Will it be raining? Am I going to be knee-deep in mud? Or are you heading abroad? Will it be scorching hot?
We've come up with our guide to festival dressing whatever the weather, and have enlisted the help of our handy Scorch-ometer to rank outfits in terms of their weather-appropriacy. 10 = Coachella. 1 = Glastonbury 1997.