Daring Trends For This Summer's Music Fests

By guestofaguest on Monday, July 12, 2010

Each summer music festivals pop up to free us from our busy work weeks. There's nothing like a hot summer day surrounded by groupies and sipping on cold beer... ahhh what a dream. But half the fun is getting dressed. Have no clue what to wear? Here's a manual to this summer's music festivals craziest trends and how to rock them.


We took a look at some of the hottest concert trends and put our own spin on them. Prepare yourself because this could get ugly...



Express yourself with anything from a fashion-forward fedora to a festive headdress



Make sure your bag is ugly enough so no one will steal it

When in doubt, just grab your trusty clutch!

Body paint

A good way to make friends is group body painting!


Go incognito with a flashy wig

The perfect accessory- umbrellas

Versatile enough for rain or shine!


Make sure your denim is stretched enough for some impromptu break dancing

The "safe choice":

When in doubt, buy a t-shirt at the venue!

Summer dresses and athletic wear are always a safe fall back

Ways to stand out:

Channel past decades Dazzle as a human sparkler*

Go bold in a colorful print     Show your patriotism all summer long!

(Pictures via vogue.it, flickr, cobrasnake, fashionista.com, stylelist.com, elle.com)

Compiled by Cathy Levett and Chloe Post