20 Outrageous Festival Catsuits

9 Apr, 2021 | Festival Style

20 Handpicked, Handmade Festival Catsuits & Unitards for Frolicking in Fields

A catsuit is the ultimate piece of festival attire, guaranteed to make you feel like an actual sassy superhero (or at least some kind of gymnast?) a unitard gives you an entire festival outfit in just one piece of clothing. They can be rolled up and take up such a small amount of room in your packing too. Whether you’re looking for something comfy and understated or a more all-out sparkle-tastic, panelled, fringed creation, these super stretchy, fabulous festival catsuits and party unitards are going to be your next favourite festival look!

Skip to the end to read some festival catsuit styling ideas and how to care for your catsuit.

20 Handpicked, Handmade Festival Catsuits for Frolicking in Fields

This guide focuses mainly on small, ethical and independent designers! We strongly believe in supporting the indie festival wear scene and not giving our money to big fast fashion brands who often rip off the designs of small brands like these. By investing a little more money you’ll be getting an incredible quality garment that will last for many festivals to come; some of these brands even do made to measure at no extra charge and many are experimenting with more sustainable practices like using deadstock materials, eco lycra and recycling. Support independent when shopping for your festival catsuits.

Exclusive for That Festival Life readers – until April 26th get 10% off any ready-made Burnt Soul catsuits with the code festivallife10.

• Find out more about how to shop for festival fashion more ethically & sustainably. •

Finge sleeved festival catsuit

Fizzy Fingers Fringed Catsuit

This wild holographic pink and purple spandex is set off perfectly by the pink fringing on the arms, ideal for swirling around dance floors! Fizzy Fingers are now based in Bristol and make the most gloriously embellished, psychedelic festival wares.

BANG BANG CRASH SUNFLOWER CATSUIT

bang bang crash sunflower catsuit

This vibrant sunflower printed one-piece really brings the summer sunshine! Each piece is made to order to your size by Bang Bang Crash from their digitally printed eco-spandex which made from recycled bottles.

Custom tie dyed unitard

Custom tie Dyed Unitard

Fancy a more natural look for your festival catsuit and want to ensure you’re wearing a one of a kind piece!? Then why not get one of these custom dyed rompers in whichever colours you please? I’ve deffo got my eye on one of these….

Custom Made Burnt Soul Festival Catsuits

My local festival one-piece legends Burnt Soul have just launched their own custom catsuit service where you can choose your very own combination of fabulous fabrics to create one of their distinctive festival catsuit shapes.

You might remember seeing their pieces with their trademark reflective V-shaped reflective panels around here before; I went to Noisily festival on their behalf in 2019. Try out their brand new catsuit customiser tool below; be warned though, it’s a little bit addictive!

Exclusive for That Festival Life readers – until April 26th get 10% off any ready-made Burnt Soul pieces with the code festivallife10.

Neon pattern pink catsuit

neon pink print catsuit

This ‘Pink Magic Eye’ festival one piece is handcrafted from a limited edition neon print on 4-way stretch lycra to ensure you can boogie away in it all night long! Melbourne based designer “Get Yourself Dressed,” says; “My ideas and designs come from the small things around us that we don’t tend to see in our day-to-day lives, yet bring us an incredible amount of joy.”

Plus Size Festival Catsuit L.O.M

L.O.M Femina Magicae Catsuit

I just love this style of catsuit in one of L.O.M’s iconic bright prints, how good does Jessi look in it?! Its cute ruffle pom-pom design means you can wear it strapless, asymmetric or over the shoulders for a more supportive option. Even better, UK created brand L.O.M are size inclusive; this design goes up to a 2XL!

Bang bang crash plant print catsuit

Bang Bang Crash Jungle print unitard

Another beautiful digital print on eco-lycra from Bang Bang Crash; “This amazing new fabric is not only more sustainable than virgin polyester, it is also far more luxurious. Soft, stretchy, and durable, this long-lasting fabric maintains stretch and vibrancy wear after wear.” Made to measure for only £75, these are a bargain without the fast fashion guilt!

Dazzle and Jolt patterned unitard

Dazzle & Jolt unitard

This ‘Ride of Your Life’ catsuit features a super striking colourful retro print inspired by old fairground rides with a flattering low back design.Dazzle & Jolt are print legends, check out their shop for more whacky wares.

Sparkly holographic festival catsuits

Tirade 13 Holographic Catsuit

I used to have this catsuit! London based brand Tirade 13 use distinctive metallic & holographic spandex materials in all of their pieces and this flattering low back festival catsuit is no exception.

Psychedelic rave catsuit

Badinka psychedelic catsuit

How trippy is this super psychedelic catsuit design by Bulgarian based brand Badinka? This design comes with a hidden zip to complete their trademark sleek, otherworldly look; the ultimate rave once piece.

Wold Rayet retro festival catsuit
Wolf Rayet sporty festival unitard

Wolf Rayet sports & festival Catsuits

I love the colourful statement prints that this London based lycra brand use, I think their catsuits have such a kind of retro activewear feel to them and could be easily dressed down for any occasion! Here’s the Miami Mami Catsuit & the Pink Animal catsuit.

Sequin and lilac festival catsuit

Eclipse catsuit by ladee taha

Giant silver sequins and soft stretchy lilac nylon-spandex make up this superhero unitard designed by New Zealand rave wear brand Ladee Taha and created ethically in Bali.

reflective panel catsuit

Reflective Love Khaos Catsuit

This Love Khaos ‘Rainbow Unicorn Catsuit’ features some mega reflective panels, iridescent neon rainbow print fabric and even an in-build secret hidden stash pocket!!

velvet and sequin festival catsuit

Velvet sequin catsuit

This sexy backless velvet catsuit comes in a choice of colours and is made to order in Liverpool with a serious shimmy of sequin tassel.

Planet Apex fringed festival catsuit
Mesh panelled designer festival catsuit

PLANET APEX, out of this world festival catsuits

The designs coming out of Liverpool based, one-woman studio Planet Apex, this year are so original, bold and clever! Black mesh panels, leopard print and dramatic arm fringing make this catsuit possibly my favourite catsuit in this whole selection whilst the bold cuts on this multicoloured and white mesh number are like nothing I’ve seen before. Check the link below to peruse some more of her amazing designs….

pretty printed festival catsuit

The Dreamer Catsuit

Melbourne based independent brand ‘That New Label’ created this dreamy catsuit in one of their signature digital prints, it features some gorgeous details like adjustable straps, pink binding and metallic shoulder ruffles too.

Paisley unitard

Red Paisley Catsuit

This full length bodysuit is made from high quality organic cotton in a gorgeous rich red paisley print. All of Queentessence’s pieces are made to measure and suitable for yoga and other activities as well as your festival adventures!

harlequin monochrome circus unitard

Harlequin festival catsuits

Monochrome lovers, this one’s for you. A super understated circus style design from The Garden of Heathens in cotton and lycra with tie up back detail.

Styling Ideas for Catsuits & Unitards at Festivals

A great thing about catsuits is they’re a whole outfit in one! They work great with any practical festival boots and are slinky enough to fit under whichever jacket you like…

Festival catsuit styling
Burnt Soul festival Mask look
Burnt soul festival catsuit at Shindig
  • Layer underneath: try adding your own sleeves using fishnet tights underneath or layer over polo necks or other tops.
  • Layer it up: layer a mesh style dress over the top so that you can see the catsuit underneath. Go for a muted black to dress down the look or try out a contrasting colour-popping neon. You could try a string vest style dress too!
  • Add some depth with a harness; I see these everywhere at festivals at the moment. You could go for a more traditional bondage-style vegan leather number or something more disco-like this colourful perspex crop by Kokomo.
  • Bum bag it up! The ultimate handsfree catsuit accessory has got to be a bum bag! Explore our pick of the best festival bum bags.
Festival Catsuits at Noisily Festival

Jessi, Laurie & I in Burnt Soul at Noisily Festival

How to Care for your Festival Catsuits:

Remember, loved clothes last, these beautiful hand made pieces will last you a life time if you take care of them with a few easy tips:

  • Keep them away from velcro! Velcro and lycra are not friends, you don’t want that stuff to catch.
  • Same goes for glittered surfaces / sequins. A top tip from @lucykook is that she glue guns velvet to the back of any glittery bum bags so that they don’t catch on her lycra.
  • Pay attention to washing instructions and if in doubt probably stick to handwashing at a low temp and air drying. Take extra care with foiled/reflective/fancy fabrics.
  • Be careful with mesh. Treat mesh as you would a pair of tights – it can snag pretty easily.
  • Hang her up! Folding and screwing up can actually cause items to stretch and degrade over time (which you’ll know if you’ve ever watched Marie Kondo fold a pair of socks!
How to care for your catsuits

Burnt Soul ReflectiveFestival Catsuits

Pin the best festival catsuits, unitards & one-pieces for later….

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