WHAT TO WEAR: Festival

What to Wear

With music festival season rapidly approaching, I’m sure many of you are stressing out about outfits and such. After all, you must snap photos at these type of events or it’s like you weren’t even there. Fear not, Fashionistas! I have found a look that is both stylish and simple, so you can run around amongst musical notes unencumbered whilst still looking boho chic.

When I spotted this Fashionista, I immediately rushed to ask her if I could snap a photo of her for CollegeFashionista. Her floral midi skirt first caught my eye, which she told me she bought from a thrift store. I’m a huge fan of the midi skirt because I think it exudes a whimsicality that is both playful and chic, which makes it a great versatile piece that you can dress up or dress down. This Fashionista chooses to dress her midi skirt down with a simple, white long sleeve top. By choosing to wear only a top and a skirt, she makes her morning routine a lot easier since it’s just a matter of throwing on the top and slipping into the skirt. For shoes, she sports some brown flats.

This is the ideal music festival look for a handful of reasons. First and foremost, the simplicity of the outfit allows you to efficiently get ready in the morning, ensuring more music time. Whilst looking stylish is always recommended, the point of attending a music festival is to listen to the music. You don’t want an unwieldy outfit to prohibit you from basking in sweet acoustic melodies and twinkling synth sounds. Second, the flowy quality of both the skirt and the top will provide ample ventilation for when things get hot and bothersome as they are prone to get at these events. Also, flowy attire is the best attire to dance and run wild in. And last but not least, it’s a super cute look!

If you want to rock this look at a music festival, purchase a midi skirt and a loose fitting top. Check out this adorable paisley midi skirt from Forever 21. Tuck this peasant top into the skirt, slip into some flats and you’re set!

One Simple Change: For a winter night out, throw on a faux leather jacket, wear some tights underneath the skirt, switch the flats for combat boots and, if you’re a hat person, add a beanie!


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