Packing Your Perfect Festival Bum Bag This Summer

Paul Mescal inspo

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The time of year has come once again when we are allowed to pull our trusty bum bags from the attic.

Although many of us wouldn’t be caught dead strolling around our local town with a brightly coloured belt bag, if we are traveling or at a festival, we seem pretty quick to get over this iconic fashion faux pas.

We mean, if Paul Mescal can rock a bright green crossbody bag at Glastonbury, so can we, right?


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If you have not yet invested in a bum bag, belt bag, fanny pack, or whatever else you call it, we have found a few to keep all your essentials safe this summer.

Bum bags

Lululemon €48

Uniqlo €14.90

Urban Outfitters €49

Columbia €40

Crossbody bags

Urban Outfitters €65

New Look €22.99

Ölend €67.50

ASOS €17.50

Now that you have invested in a quality bum bag here are ten essentials to bear in mind when you set off on your next adventure.

  • A good power bank and charger
  • Lip balm, lipstick, or lip-gloss
  • Passport (if traveling)
  • Purse
  • SPF
  • Collapsible water bottle (these are a great idea to fill up a water bottle at concerts and festivals without carrying a bottle around all day)
  • Pack of tissues
  • Smooth stick (For the slick-back girlies)
  • Hand sanitiser
  • Roll-on deodorant
@lavenderwildfest whats in my bag festival edition! 🌈🌞 #fyp #festival #whatsinmybag #tips #queer ♬ Sunshine – WIRA