Ok, so you’ve managed to beat the rush and secured your tickets, sorted out accommodation, gathered your crew and are ready to rock! But wait! Have you thought about what you will wear to this awesome gig? You do want to stand out so that people know you really want to be here to support your favourite musicians and have put a lot of thought into the day, or you may want to look perfect just in case you run into someone who could be future husband/wife(or at least summer-fling)-material.
The key thing to remember is you are not going for a night-out of clubbing. Music festivals or concerts are generally an all-day event but even if you do happen to find yourself at a twilight show, put those sequins and glitter shoes away! It’s about letting your creativity shine. Think Layers: Let’s face it, it’s going to be a long day, it’s going to be muddy, it may start off being cold and then you might be warm from all the jumping around and then it may start to rain. Best be prepared for everything. A light denim jacket or shirt paired with an extra leather jacket or windcheater will look cool while keeping you warm.
Think Colours: Whether you’re a guy or a girl, don’t be boring. Be bold! This is your chance to express yourself, so show your true colours. And don’t be afraid to mix prints. Guys, if too much colour is not your thing, do it in small doses like pairing coloured chinos or shorts with a plain white tee.
Think Fun and Funky Accessories: Scarves, hats, sunglasses, bandanas, junk jewelry, floral head-pieces, any head-pieces, stacked bracelets, dog-tags, the list goes on. All those little impulse buys tha later made you wonder where would I wear this – the answer is here, now, altogether. Forget less-is-more. Too-much-is-not-enough, in this case. Remember, you want to make a statement.
Think Free: Let your inner bohemian out! Show your free-spiritedness not just through your dance moves but also through your clothes. Let those positive vibes flow in a flowy skirt or maxi dress for girls and over-sized, tie-dye tees or kurtas for men. Again remember, don’t skimp on the accessories; they define your look.
I hope this post has provided some useful tips so that you can start to get organized and begin packing your bags since you now know what to bring along. Most importantly be comfortable, be carefree, relax and immerse yourself in the music!