see lovebox straight-up

We took our straight up booth down to Lovebox in London this weekend to capture the festival queens and kings.

by i-D Staff
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19 July 2016, 2:10pm

Orla Carolin, 18

Where are you from? Lewisham.
What do you do? Art!
What are you wearing? Sexy stuff.
Who are you most excited to perform? Lava La Rue.
Top festival tip? Don't pay for entry.
What song always gets you on the dancefloor? Joyce Sims, All in All
Finish the sentence. Love is… Lava La Rue!!!

Normski, 50

Where are you from? London.
What do you do? Everything in the entertainment world, DJ, TV, Radio, Photographer.
What are you wearing? G-Shock watch, House of Polly hat, Puma Roma shoes, Waven jeans, Weekend Offender Acid T-shirt, retro sequin jacket.
Who are you most excited to perform? I'm just happy to be here.
Top festival tip? Smile.
What song always gets you on the dancefloor? Donna Summer, I Feel Love
What's the best festival experience you've ever had? Hosting the mainstage at Lovebox 2005.
Finish the sentence. Love is… the most important thing in my life.

Louis Banks, 23

Where are you from? London.
What do you do? Photography.
What are you wearing? $2 cowboy hat from Arizona, American Apparel shorts, stripper heels
Who are you most excited to perform? Savage and LCD Soundsystem.
What song always gets you on the dancefloor? Saturday Night by Whigfield.
What's the best festival experience you've ever had? Being rolled down a hill in a bin at the stone circle at Glasto… I almost died
Finish the sentence. Love is… for everyone.

SG Lewis, 22

Where are you from? Reading.
What do you do? Music producer.
What are you wearing? Adidas three-stripe track top, Cheap Monday jeans, Stan Smiths.
Who are you most excited to perform? LCD Soundsystem.
Top festival tip? Talcum powder, it keeps everything fresh.
What song always gets you on the dancefloor? Genius of Time, Houston We Have a Problem
What's the best festival experience you've ever had? Watching Anderson.Paak at Coachella - he bought out Kendrick and Dre, and I lost my shit!
Finish the sentence. Love is… the cure

Charlie Whitfield, 19

Where are you from? London.
What do you do? Photographer, stylist and graphic designer
What are you wearing? Metallica 1999 tee, vintage dungarees, Supreme boxers and Vans.
Who are you most excited to perform? Stormzy.
Top festival tip? Drink before arriving.
What song always gets you on the dancefloor? Toto, Africa.
What's the best festival experience you've ever had? Coachella 2016, models everywhere.
Finish the sentence. Love is… #inmyCalvins

Emma, Julian, Lottie and Craig

What do you do?
Emma: Writer, drag queen, marketing and bookings manager.
Julian: Pattern cutter and drag queen.
Lottie: Dancer and Choreographer.
Craig: Nothing of significance.

Who are you most excited to perform?
Lottie: LCD Soundsystem obvs but we just danced for Guy Williams, he was maje.

Top festival tip?
Emma: Always wear sunscreen.
Julian: Gel insoles (If you're dancing on stage at the NYC Downlow at Glasto in heels!)

What song always gets you on the dancefloor?
Craig: Anything Madonna.

What's the best festival experience you've ever had?
Julian: Dancing on headline Pyramid stage for Arcade Fire 2014.

Finish the sentence. Love is…
Emma: Disco and respect but mainly respect.

Credits


Photography Ophelia Wynne
Lighting @Pixipixel

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