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Everyone At Mysteryland Was Wearing Weed

Thanks to weed legalization sweeping the country, kids are no longer afraid to express their love for getting high as fuck.

All photos by the author

When you throw a festival on the original grounds of Woodstock '69, you better be ready for throngs of dedicated potheads showing up, double fisting glowsticks and wax pens. On May 22-24, Mysteryland returned to the hippie town of Bethel, New York. Everywhere you looked, the weed plant was the accessory of choice—those jagged, multi-pronged leaves were on T-shirts, backpacks, hats, and even some kandi.


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The spiking popularity of weed fashion probably has everything to do with marijuana legalization sweeping the country. Toking a bowl isn't just for deadbeats and Rastas anymore; high-end dispensaries, designer munchies, #weedstagram, and the "cannabis queen of Beverly Hills" are all expanding the definition of "weed culture" as it goes mainstream. Thus: kids aren't afraid to publicly express their love for getting high as fuck anymore. Here is just a small sampling of the cannabis couture at Mysteryland.

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Techno girl spotted in the Drumcode tent Guy on the left just gave his weed kandi to his buddy on the right. #PLUR

"Palm tree or weed?" is a fun game to playMatchy-matchy!

This Canadian said his name is WeedMan and told me to add him on FacebookJames Franco?

This ex-hippie in the VIP area has been saying "duuuuuude" for like forty yearsNailed it

Not actually wearing cannabis couture… but guy on the left is basically a human weed plant Dope Instagram bro

These guys rule (Photo by Harrison Williams)

Michelle Lhooq is the real cannabis queen of New York. Follow her on Twitter