At the peak of the summer festival season and while the Psylo team is on the road with our festival stall, we bring you this festival outfits lookbook and guide. Here to inspire your inner festival fashionista and rock the best ethical looks. Whether you're attending a music festival, a bohemian gathering, or an outdoor event, your outfit deserves to be as memorable as the experience itself. In this festival-style guide, we'll dive into timeless trends and provide valuable tips to help you curate ethical festival looks that will turn heads wherever you go.
To create a festival-worthy outfit, it's essential to understand the unique vibe and atmosphere of these events. Each will have its particular character and vibe, which calls for different styles. Even when there is a specific theme for dressing up in place, festivals are all about self-expression, freedom, and embracing creativity. You want your outfit to reflect this carefree spirit. Think artsy, eclectic, and effortlessly chic.
Boho Chic: Flowy maxi dresses, floral or sacred geometry prints, fringe details like our Splice Fringed Belt, and crochet tops are a staple for any boho-inspired festival outfit. Combine them with wide-brimmed hats, statement sunglasses, and ankle boots to complete the look.
Denim Delight: Denim shorts, jackets, and skirts are versatile and timeless festival essentials. Pair them with crop tops, band tees, or lace-up bodysuits for a stylish and edgy vibe.
Playful Patterns: Embrace bold patterns and prints to stand out from the crowd. From tribal motifs to tie-dye splashes, incorporating vibrant patterns into your festival outfits adds a playful and fun element to your look.
Comfortable Footwear: Opt for comfortable yet stylish shoes that can withstand long hours of dancing and walking. Chunky boots, gladiator sandals, and trendy sneakers are popular choices for festival-goers. Find recommendations in our dedicated guide: 12 Footwear Brands You Need to Know
Hats and Headbands: Protect yourself from the sun and elevate your outfit with a wide-brimmed hat or a floppy straw hat. Headbands, neckwarmers and bandanas are great alternatives to add a touch of style to your look. While a good beanie hat will keep your head warm on the colder nights.
Layering and Weather Considerations
Festivals often take place in unpredictable weather conditions. Be prepared by layering your festival outfit. Lightweight kimonos, denim jackets, and oversized cardigans or hoodies not only keep you warm when the temperature drops but also enhance your overall style.
Make your festival outfit truly unique by incorporating DIY elements. Customised denim jackets, hand-painted accessories, and personalised printed tees can set you apart from the crowd and showcase your individuality.
Festival outfits are all about embracing your personal style, experimenting with trends, and having fun. Use this guide as inspiration to curate looks that reflect your unique personality and ensure you're festival-ready from head to toe. Remember, the key is to feel confident, comfortable, and ready to dance the night away while looking effortlessly stylish. So get ready to make a style statement and unleash your inner festival fashionista!
Images credits. Models: Selina @selinaplus and Dantay @dantay_white, Fire dancers: Kalypso @kalypsos.temple, Marisol @empressol, and @flowgan_, Photographer: @james_heal_on_camera, MUA: Juno @juno_makeupartist, Footwear: @rebel_armada, Stylist: Psylo Team @psylofashion, Location: the Psylo store at Canggue, Bali.
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