A CRAFTY festival-goer has discovered a solution to commemorate all of the festivals that he has attended – by stitching the wristbands right into a denim jacket.
Connor Chalmers from Southampton, Hampshire has attended nearly 50 festivals to date, and had a set of mementos within the type of wristbands littered round his house.
The 28-year-old first attended Studying and Leeds competition again in 2012, which rapidly sparked a ardour, leading to him visiting a number of the largest festivals within the UK over the subsequent 9 years.
Civil servant Connor was left on the lookout for a solution to utilise the wristbands he had collected in a singular method when he devised the sensible concept of incorporating them into his garments.
Photos shared by Connor reveals him carrying a darkish gray denim jacket, with the again of the jacket consisting of an array of colors and designs.
A better look reveals nearly all the again panel of the denim quantity to be taken up by wristbands from numerous totally different festivals.
Names like Obtain, Slam Dunk and Glastonbury litter the array of wristbands, that includes a number of zany designs from over time.
Connor shared pictures of the spectacular completed product on social media yesterday final week, writing: “Determined to do one thing productive with the years value of wristbands I had mendacity round.”
His submit obtained over 600 likes with dozens of feedback from fellow festival-goers left in adoration by his cration.
One stated: “Connor, that’s mint pet, adore it.”
One other added: “That’s depraved.”
A 3rd replied: “Put on these medals – adore it.”
One other responded: “That is very cool, depraved, sick and groovy topic to your classic.”
Talking at this time, Connor stated: “I purchased the denim jacket from an Oxfam stall so it appeared becoming that the wristbands would go on one thing I bought from a competition.
“Through the years I’ve seen varied iterations of how individuals wish to show their wristbands.
“I’ve been to 49 [festivals] – 31 have been weekend festivals and the remainder have been day festivals.
“I are likely to say that Glastonbury tops every part purely as a result of it’s in a league of its personal.
“After Glastonbury, I’d say 2000 Timber is by far one of the best rock competition within the UK and Boomtown is one of the best all-rounder.
“I used to be determined to go to Studying 2012 to see Foo Fighters, I requested my Dad for a day ticket however he got here by means of with a weekend ticket ultimately and all of it simply began from there.
“Funnily sufficient, me and my dad are going to our first competition collectively this 12 months.”
Over 200,000 persons are anticipated to attend the Glastonbury Competition this 12 months at Worthy Farm.
The 5 day occasion begins on 21 June, and can welcome names resembling Arctic Monkeys, Weapons N’ Roses and Elton John.