Summer 2018 gave us front-row access to this year’s music festivities, thanks to snaps and stories filling up our feeds. With the music festival season bowing out, let’s take a trip to fashion memory lane and peek on some of the hottest festival fashion.
As with most music festival line-up, festival fashion street style saw an eclectic mix—from streetwear-inspired silhouettes to festival staples boho floral ensembles, sprinkled with a heaping of sparkles. Summer may soon be over, but fashion is forever, here are all the festival trends you should be keeping an eye on:
Co-ords & Co-ordinate Sets
From office halls to outdoor music festival grounds, co-ords has finally seen the fashion spotlight. Made famous by fashion cult-favorite, “Clueless”, co-ords now come in solid block colors and in quirky prints—head-to-toe stripes, Hawaiian prints, and polka dots.
Co-ords now come in skirts and cropped tops to pajama pants and collared tops, the possibilities are endless. Mix and match the pieces for a look that’s uniquely yours and say goodbye to getting caught with the same outfit as the girl in line at the booze stall.
The festival classic is back and will not leave you hanging on a string no more.
While crochet often makes an appearance on the festival scene, this season saw more of the knitted material. Putting a fresh 2018 spin on this easy, breezy summer favorite, crochet pieces are adorned with rainbow florals and another on-trend piece, tassels.
Denim and a White Tee
A staple in every girl’s closet, the classic denim and white tee combo will never go out of style. A favorite of off-duty models, inject some punk attitude into your look and pair with another classic, Doc Martens.
Going for glam? Finish off this fashion staple with layered gold necklaces and pucker up with your go-to red lips. Whatever style you choose, there is perfect denim and white tee for you.
The ultimate festival hack, free your mind--and your hands, and don a fanny pack. If you’re going to spend days outside waving your hands around as you rock to your favorite act’s latest hit.
Replacing former festival favorite, mini backpacks, fanny packs can be worn across the wearer’s chest or, in a more traditional way, fastened around the waist. Choose from sophisticated leather in neutral tones or high-end monograms to sportier styles in colorful prints. Whatever you choose, keep your festival essentials close to you and (fanny) pack it.
Fluffy Flip Flops
Bask in the summer sunshine and walk on clouds with festival favorite newbie, fluffy flip flops. With temperatures soaring to hundreds, festival fashionistas are shifting from sturdy boots to comfier alternatives, sneakers and flip flops.
Add a touch of whimsy and slip into fluff. Your feet will thank you later.
Combine both fashion and function with festival must-have, hydration packs. These convenient backpacks are taking over the festival grounds and for good reason.
Hydration packs allow you to take water breaks even in the middle of a set with its hand-free hydration feature. With water stored in a removable pouch in the back and a tube extending from the pack, biting down on the tube gets the water flowing. Pack your glow gear, eye wear, and other festival essentials in your bag and hydrate on the go.
Little White Dresses
Leave your LBDs home and hit the festival grounds with its more relaxed little sister, the little white dress. Comfy and chic, the little white dress is the perfect canvas for your festival looks. Boho babe? Go for an ankle-grazing, off shoulder-piece and pair with sandals. City chick? Don a sleek, fitted piece and finish off with gold-hued jewelry.
Whoever said to go West where the skies are blue sure know what they’re talking about as cowboys and cowgirls yee-haw their way into summer festivals. After dominating the SS18 catwalks, rodeo-inspired items have taken over the summer festivities.
Influencers were snapped wearing floral dresses or flowing kimonos paired with cowboy boots. In a surprising twist, cowboy hats also make its debut with festival attendees making it their headgear of choice. Tassels and studded Western outerwear also dominate this year’s festivals.