It's never too early to get excited about festival season, which is why we partnered with
for tips that assist with accessorizing your Summer concert wardrobe.
Through the excitement of newly announced lineups, we're already thinking about what we'll be wearing at our favorite festivals this Summer. Along with flowing maxis and our favorite cutoffs, there are a few ways to accessorize your looks so your outfits stay fresh — and you can dance all day and night in comfortable style. No need to look like a tossed-together mashup of colors and prints; this is how to accessorize your festivalwear so you stand out in the crowd.
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1. With a Scarf
A pretty scarf adds a pop of color to your festival gear, but it can also be used in so many helpful ways, whether it's as a head scarf, a face cover when it's dusty, or a belt. Pack your bag with several as pretty accessories.
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Think about going with a solid-colored or
printed scarf ($20) that doesn't show every bit of dust and dirt — and one in hues that go with everything you're packing, making it your best festival accessory.
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2. Go For a Fanny Pack!
That's right — the fanny pack is the must have of festival season. It keeps what you need close to your body while leaving your hands free. And you can make it so on trend by going with a fun print or detail, like fringe.
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With enough space to keep your essentials and cash close at hand this
tribal print fanny pack ($20) is stylish and functional.
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3. Don a Big Hat
Along with just being so chic, a big hat also provides wonderful shade on hot days spent dancing in the sun. An extra layer of protection goes a long way, and it's a stylish finish to whatever you're wearing.
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While a big floppy hat always looks classic, a
rancher hat ($20) or cowboy hat is so in this festival season.
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4. Pick the Perfect Bag
A crossbody bag takes care of everything you need
and keeps you fashionable. No need for worrying about everything matching. A unique satchel makes a statement, so think about something with bling, texture, pattern, or fringe.
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Festival season is the time of year to let your fringe flag fly, so going with accessories that have a little or a lot is a must. Think about
this leather Loredo bag ($40), boots, scarves, or even clothes that come complete with the fringy feel.
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5. Finish With Killer Shoes
You're going to be dancing like no one cares, so a comfortable yet stylish pair of shoes is a must when hitting the scene. We love ankle boots, which go with everything, but stick with your personal style profile and pack what works for you.
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short boots with buckle detail ($50) add a touch of attitude to your festival look while sticking with the comfort level you'll need.
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6. Try Some Sneaks
Image Source: POPSUGAR Photography / Grace Hitchcock
Besides boots, sneakers are what festival-goers are wearing this year. Not only are these shoes comfy, but they protect your feet from dirt, sand, and the crowds. Ever been stepped on by someone wearing heeled boots when you're wearing sandals?!
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Saucony Bullet Retro sneaker ($50) will keep your feet protected from the elements while seamlessly coordinating with just about anything.
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7. Something Signature
This is the time of year to wear whatever you want to — even a flower crown. Think about packing one signature item, like a sparkling headband, tiara, or chunky necklace. Along with adding a touch of sparkle, it's a definite way to stand out in the crowd.
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We think a bright bauble, like
this bib necklace ($27), is a great addition to your festival travel bag. A sparkling necklace transforms whatever you're wearing into something so much more.
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