What to wear to a summer music festival

May 15, 2009 at 2:44 a.m. ET

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


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So, what looks should we shoot for? We consulted style expert Morgan Cullen of RunwayDaily.com 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.

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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!

Music Festival Look by www.RunwayDaily.com featuring Dorothy Perkins sunglasses

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