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What to wear to a summer music festival

Aly Walansky is a freelance writer and editor based in New York City. She lives with her two Shorkie-Tzus, Scarlette and Max, and a display of pink polka-dot-themed home decor -- not to mention a selection of flavored vodka. Check out he...

Casual & cool summer fashion

Whether you are a rock goddess or a casual observer, music festivals are a place for some of the best memories to be made and best summer fashions to be showcased. It’s sure to be a pretty casual experience, but it may also be edgy and fun to be outdoors. There’s a lot of style options to consider. You want to be comfortable, and safe – you may end up spending hours in close space with strangers – but also show some personal style that will shine through in your best summer memories.

Music Festival Look


3 staples for a music festival ensemble

So, what looks should we shoot for? We consulted style expert Morgan Cullen of and she gave us some fabulous tips to get us started!

The dress

Look for a summer frock that is comfy, affordable and cool for warm weather concerts.

Wear kicks

It's about comfort, making the muddy trek and stepped on feet easier to handle. That means sandals are a no-no.

Fanny pack

You really don't want to wear a traditional purse. This option is SO EASY and hands free for cheering on those musicians.


Music festicals are about more than a fashion statement. Though we looking cute and dressing the part, it's also important to be smart. Make sure you are prepared to take on the crowds, the sun and the heat.

Summer health tips: Music festival survival guide



What's In the tote

Water bottle, lipstick, camera, solid perfume, pink polish and sunscreen necklace – we love it! It's actually a whistle too, so cheering and losing your voice, not a problem!

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