The Psylo Ultimate Guide to Festival Outfits

The Psylo Ultimate Guide to Festival Outfits

Unleash Your Style at the Next Music Extravaganza

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.


Fire jugglers wearing Psylo Fashion festival outfits

Full Impact White on Dark. Above: fire jugglers and dancers in Psylo's festival outfits. Kalypso wearing the Cray Crop Top and Le Skirt, @flowgan_ wearing Mask Sleeveless Hoodie and Onspan 3/4 Shorts, and Marisol wearing the Sunna Dress


Embracing the Festival Vibe 

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. 


Couple wearing festival outfits by Psylo

Above: Kalypso wearing the Cray Crop Top and Le Skirt, and @flowgan_ wearing the 100% bamboo Maha Tee and a pair of Psylo cargo pants.


Plus, there are some practical tips for your festival outfit planning:

  • Research the festival's theme, location, and weather conditions. Understanding the event’s atmosphere is key!
  • Plan your outfits in advance to avoid any last-minute fashion dilemmas.
  • Mix and match versatile pieces to create multiple looks with limited clothing items.
  • Pack light and consider the festival's facilities for storage and transportation.
  • Check the festival's guidelines regarding prohibited items or dress codes.


Festival outfits by Psylo

Festival Outfits in Psylo vibes. Above, from left to right: Marisol wearing the Laced Bra Top paired with Rexi Harem Pants, both made with organic cotton lycra fabric that is soft, breathable and kind to the environment. @flowgan_ wearing the 100% bamboo Vortex Tee, Long Necka Pants and Marble Neckwarmer. Dantay wearing the iconic Reslub Sweater and cotton-linen Skirted Pants. Kalypso wearing the see-through Ply Dress and a practical pockets belt. Selina wearing the Tangled Bra Top, Le Skirt and Geisha Hoodie Kimono. Jewellery by Custom Therapy. Footwear by Rebel Armada.


Timeless Festival Essentials 

  • 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.
  • Statement Accessories: Accessories can make or break your festival outfit. Layered necklaces, stacked bracelets or wristbands, Gothic rings, and oversized earrings are all excellent choices. Don't forget a cross-body bag, or a good ‘old utility pockets belt, or a bohemian-inspired backpack to keep your essentials handy.
  • You can also dive deeper with our dedicated guide: 5 Most Important Fashion Essentials for Festivals in 2023


Statement accessories - jewellery for festival outfits
Gothic rings and statement jewellery to complete your festival outfit

Statement and utility accessories to complete your festival outfit. Above: Kalypso complementing her see-through Ply Dress with statement jewellery by Custom Therapy and a practical pockets belt, and Dantay with essential sunglasses, the Futuristic Amphibian Choker statement necklace and our iconic Reslub Sweater. Selina wearing the Tangled Bra Top and Gothic rings by Costume Therpay.


Footwear and Headgear 

  1. 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
  2. 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.


Festival Outfit Must-have: Extra Layer. Above: Selina wearing the Fulla Wrap Top, Karma Kaftan and Eleven Pants, Dantay wearing the Neo Steam Coat and Ottoman Pants, and Selina wearing the OS bandeau, Pound Jacket, Kimo Harem Pants and wristbands.


DIY and Personalisation 

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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“I love how your guide captures the essence of festival fashion! It’s packed with vibrant ideas and practical tips that truly unleash creativity. Can’t wait to rock my next festival in style, thanks to Psylo Fashion!”


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