Last Updated on 3 weeks ago by Nicky Johnson
Festival season is upon us, and you know what that means— looking festival-fabulous! While music festivals are primarily about the music, let’s face it, it’s an opportunity to dress your best.
However, if this is your first time embracing festival fashion it helps to know a few tips. Here are some of the best pointers for looking the part while rocking out to your favorite bands.
When it comes to festival fashion, the first thing you should keep in mind is practicality. After all, you’re going to be on your feet for a large portion of the day, so wearing stiletto heels isn’t going to be very realistic.
It’s all about accessorizing and making the most out of your outfit with little touches that make a statement yet don’t weigh you down.
From necklaces to earrings, to hats, have fun with accessories that make a bold statement but aren’t uncomfortable or restrictive. Perhaps most importantly, remember you’ll need to have something to carry your belongings around in.
Consider wearing a messenger bag with your key items like your phone and wallet. Just make sure that it stays zipped or button closed the entire time, as pickpocketing can and does happen.
Go Bold With Colors
A festival is the perfect time to express your inner rainbow. Instead of muted tones, go for bold and bright that will make you stand out in a crowd. In addition to bright colors, embrace the power of patterns too.
Festivals are all about being seen and heard, so it’s not a time to be meek or subtle. If there’s ever been a time that you have been tempted to wear bright neon or striking patterns, a music festival is the place to do it.
Embrace The Theme
Different festivals have different themes. For example, Burning Man is all about industrial desert fashion, while Coachella is more about bohemian chic. Plan your outfits around whatever theme the music festival is about.
That way, your fashion will be an immersive experience that makes you feel like you’re playing a leading role in the festival itself.
Not to mention, embracing the theme gives you a sense of connection with other festivalgoers who are doing the same. Be bold, be expressive, and let the theme guide your fashion sense.
Before you go on Amazon or plan a trip to the costume store, remember that festival fashion is all about DIY. Make your own set of wings, craft your own bracelets and necklaces, and customize your clothes into unique pieces.
The festival-goers who truly stand out with their fashion are the ones who have a style that no one’s ever seen before. The best way to achieve that is by creating it yourself!