Start your summer with trendy festival outfits

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Cartoon by Danielle Gonzalez

Music is not the only highlight of festivals this summer. Popular trends stemming from fringed flower child looks keep festival-goers looking cool and feeling cool.

Popular Trends Among the Ladies

Hair

Hairstyles are largely influenced by bohemian trends and fantastic colors, creating a soft, dreamy look. The styles are usually curled, waved or braided to create a style that is easy to maintain during the long festival days and nights.

  • Braided crowns
  • Middle-parted beach waves
  • Brightly-colored hair

Tops

Keeping cool in the arid desert climate has led to an increase in popularity of lighter fabrics and shorter styles. Sheer blouses and stylish crop tops are both functional and stylish.

  • Flowy, sheer kimonos in floral prints featuring fringe details
  • Intricately-banded crop tops/bralettes
  • Bikini tops in bright colors
  • Shirt-dresses inspired by athletic designs

Bottoms

One staple of any festival-goer is a pair of cut-off denim shorts, keeping wearers cool and comfortable. Bohemian influences have also found their way into the fashion in the form of airy skirts and pants.

  • Cut-off denim shorts
  • Maxi skirts in light, flowing fabrics
  • Palazzo pants in sheer printed fabrics

Shoes

The latest trends in shoes combine comfort and style with most ladies opting for flat-soled footwear.

  • Chunky platform sneakers
  • White Converse sneakers
  • Strappy gladiator sandals

Accessories

These accessories will keep wearers protected from the sun and looking fashionable. Flash tattoos have become exceedingly popular for their bright metallic colors and intricate designs.

  • Wide-brimmed sun hats
  • Retro-inspired sunglasses
  • Flash tattoos

Popular Trends Among the Gents

Hair

Hairstyles are fuss-free and easy to maintain, often tied back or left down for concert head-banging.

  • Long, shaggy looks
  • Dreadlocks
  • Ponytails/Man buns

Tops

Comfort and staying cool is no issue with these looks, which offer short sleeves and light, breathable fabrics.

  • Band t-shirts
  • Tank tops
  • Button-ups featuring summer prints

Bottoms

Shorts are a staple for these summer festivals and swim trunks keep wearers ready for the pool.

  • Swim trunks
  • Shorts in muted colors
  • Dark wash skinny jeans

Shoes

Long days of walking the festival grounds require comfortable shoes, with popular styles combining trendiness and functionality.

  • Birkenstocks
  • Vans
  • Sperry boat shoes

Accessories

Accessories are a big hit this year with male festival-goers sporting hats, necklaces, bracelets and rings.

  • Face paint
  • Fedoras
  • Metal jewelry

These looks are sure to keep you looking great and feeling great on all of your music festival adventures!