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The Best of Governors Ball’s Rainy Fashion

How stylish festival attendees braved the storm

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This festivalgoer used protection: his pocket served as an "anti bad vibe shield" to ensure maximum festival fun.

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Safety First

When asked about their sporty get-ups, Kyle and Brendan explained that dressing up for festivals spices up the experience. It lets them meet more people, too.

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Rain Man

Jack explained of his keytar, "I just found it one day, and it really spoke to me." His statement, plastic-bag "socks" completed his totally random look.

Anna: weirdest thing she's seen all day: topless girl (girl with long hair, "wearing her hair as a shirt")

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Bare Bones

Anna said the weirdest thing she saw was a topless girl "wearing her [long] hair as a shirt."

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Banana Boat

David, clad in a fruit suit, explained, "I'm doing a project called 'You Think,' asking people questions about what you think. . . It's easier to talk to people in a banana suit."

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Muddy Waters

Carol and Michelle said the weirdest thing they saw all weekend was "people swimming in the muddy puddles." They were most excited to see the Lumineers, Dirty Projectors and Kings of Leon.

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Sitting Pretty

Adam, Cyndi and Lauren scored a dry(ish) spot to chill out between their favorite sets, which included Cold War Kids and the Lumineers.

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Adam and Wendy: Wendy is most excited to see Portugal. The Man, Adam is "just excited to be here with her" (awww)

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Young Love

While Wendy was most excited to see Portugal. The Man, her man, Adam, was "just excited to be [there] with her."

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Joe: Gov Ball volunteer (had face painted by enterance). most excited to see Alt-J

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Super Soaked

Joe, a Governors Ball volunteer, rocked superhero face paint for his most anticipated act, Alt-J.

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Gina: her favorite accessory is her hat

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Accessorized

Gina sported many a trend – including plaid, studs, combat boots and tights – but her favorite (and most useful) accessory was her black hat.

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Alex: Really excited to see Kings of Leon (which got cancelled- bummer for him!!)

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Strike a Pose

Alex's enthusiasm was contagious.  Too bad Kings of Leon, the band he was most excited to see, got canceled on Friday.

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Tania, Nicolette, and Dominica: Best thing about festivals- fun people and crazy dancing

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Tights Spot

Tania, Nicolette and Dominica love the "fun people and crazy dancing" at music festivals.

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Kristina, Antonella, Melissa, Nina: Excited for Kings of Leon (which didn't happen, womp) and Kanye West

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Umbrella (Ella, Ella…)

Kristina, Antonella, Melissa and Nina kept covered.

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She ran away before I could get her name

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Rain Check

This festival fashionista came prepared with Hunter boots, a raincoat, a wide-brimmed hat and an oversized umbrella.

Didn't get a chance to get their info either, but they're probably really excited to shower haha.

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It’s Raining, Men

These muddy men embraced the giant mudslide, a/k/a festival grounds.

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