Mud: Glastonbury's Great Equilizer

Whether you regard the annual, mud-drenched Glastonbury music festival as the definition of fun or a tenth circle of hell, whether you're a celeb or a drunken punter, everyone's gonna get dirty, and wellies take center stage.

Mud: Glastonbury's Great Equilizer

Maybe to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the bikini, this woman is demonstrating its versatility: not just for sun and surf, you can also wear it in chilly, muddy weather and be miserable!


Mud: Glastonbury's Great Equilizer

Speaking of versatile: classic Hunter wellies can even civilize adult men in psychedelic footie pajamas.


Mud: Glastonbury's Great Equilizer

Okay, I didn't say their power was unlimited.


Mud: Glastonbury's Great Equilizer

Lily Allen, like Brits generally, seems way more comfortable roughing it in the mud than her U.S. equivalent would be.


Mud: Glastonbury's Great Equilizer

Even the Power Rangers are, apparently, not above the effects of mud. Whatever, they're all about the environment in all its guises.


Mud: Glastonbury's Great Equilizer

Sometimes peoples' wellies mirror their style. Accordingly, this pair is on a bad trip.


Mud: Glastonbury's Great Equilizer

The fun just doesn't stop!


Mud: Glastonbury's Great Equilizer

These women were at Glastonbury when Michael Jackson died. In case you were wondering. I wasn't.


Mud: Glastonbury's Great Equilizer

Franz Ferdinand's Alex Kapranos: indie cuteness conquers all.


Mud: Glastonbury's Great Equilizer

Cause...


Mud: Glastonbury's Great Equilizer

Effect.


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