From glorious culture-inspired fashion to the latest experimental trends, music festivals are ripe with people eager to witness and be part of a thriving fashion community.
Eager to explore the variety of style? Check out these amazing festivals, that are known for their impeccably dressed punters!
To label Afro Punk a festival would be too narrow a term. Afro Punk is a celebration of rich black culture in every form, be it music, traditions and lest we forget, fashion. Living up to the celebratory spirit, the attendees turn up in some of the most breath taking ensembles that we have set our eyes on. The festival began in 2003 with a documentary highlighting black presence in the American society and has been going strong ever since. The community comes together every year to find solace in art, music and films. And fashion. It’s a stunning display of a group of people celebrating their ethnicity in the most glorious ways and by god, they are beautiful.
2. Burning Man
Burning Man is one of the most iconic festivals in the world and it is no surprise that the ‘Burners’ as all the attendees are referred to, are one of a kind. Here, clothes are not just fashion, they become an extension of yourself. And it is no surprise that they go to such elaborate heights to create these costumes. They say Burning Man is an experience of a lifetime, so why not have the clothes fit the occasion?
Coachella is the place where you can most likely spot a celebrity casually devouring a slice of watermelon while enjoying some music. Very much like normal people. What you can also find at Coachella is fashion goals for the next 10 years. It seems that anyone who attends Coachella instantly turns into a totally Instagram-worthy god who can look cool while wearing rags. While we wait for that to happen to us, we found some truly beautiful looks from Coachella over the years for you. Whether it is boho, rock chic or retro, you can find it all here.
4. Secret Garden Party
Though the constant mud can be a little bit of a downer, that doesn’t stop people from looking their smashing best. Check out these goddesses who manage to not only find the perfect wellies that go with every outfit, but carry off these drool-worthy looks like a boss!
5. Wonderfruit, Thailand
To find a hippie-d up festival in Asia and actually have fun is a very tough task. Wonderfruit is the first of its kind and takes place in Asia’s most commercially exotic places. And it’s not just a beautiful festival but also a socially aware one. Wonderfruit promotes environmental sustainability and this means ‘self-sufficient plumbing and drinking water, swapping plastic bottles for biodegradable corn starch bottles, and growing an organic farm to provide produce for the feasts’. The eclectic crowd that troops in come decked in their best i.e.mind blowing fashion to watch out for! Here a few a glimpses of some of the best festival looks!
6. Outside Lands
One of the coolest music festivals, Outside Lands in San Francisco is an all time favourite. We love their fashion almost as much we love their lineups. Each year the festival welcome fashion kings and queens to its abode and the result is that us lucky souls get to see some fabulous attires on display. The festival, known for its good climate and cheery atmosphere is the perfect atmosphere for you to get your indie garbs on!
It’s not a surprise Lollapalooza is on this list. It’s one of the biggest festivals in the world so it’s no wonder it attracts some of the most fashion forward music lovers. Each year, attendees at Lolla surprise the world with their ability to look absolutely gorgeous and comfortable. How do they do it?
SXSW has slowly and steadily become one of the coolest festivals around. Each year, the festival along with having a mad lineup hosts a string of events that focus on the different aspects of music, art, theatre, film and culture. This year, President Barack Obama and his wife attended the festival, along with a whole lot of important and distinguished people. What is equally on par with the energy here is the crazy fashionable people who trot in to soak in some great music and even greater conversation.
9. Pitchfork Music Festival
Pitchfork is a festival that gets its festival fashion on point. You won’t be blamed if you feel like everyone over there is a celebrity, they just look a little too good.