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Outdoor music festivals often take place in urban areas during the spring, summer and fall. Outdoor concerts happen all year round, in many different cities and countries around the world. This poses a dilemma for young fashionistas. What to wear? What if it rains? What if it's ridiculously hot or freezing cold? There are so many things to think about when you have to look good all day in adverse conditions. Just relax, wear what's most comfortable for you and have fun!
If there's a chance of rain, pull out your rubber boots! If you don't have a pair, start shopping around for one. Rubber boots have become very trendy, and can be found in an assortment of colors and prints, so don't assume they have to be childish yellow or policeman black. Since you risk getting your clothes muddy, wear shorts to prevent ruining your jeans. Pair a peasant top with a rain-proof jacket. Accessorize with rings and metal bracelets. Just don't wear anything you'd regret losing to mud stains!
It's a must to look good with your friends and significant other at an outdoor concert, but if you're not comfortable or chilled to the bone, you won't even enjoy your time, so don't forsake warmth for fashion. Knee-high boots are not only warm, but very sexy on anyone. Pair them with skinny jeans and a pull-on sequined top. To look winter-chic, add a cropped leather jacket or faux-fur trim coat.
Sunny days give you a lot of concert attire options. You can wear shorts, spring dresses, maxi dresses, cute floral dresses and breezy jumpsuits. Accessorize with necklaces and colored bangles. Wear cute beaded sandals, but give yourself a pedicure to make sure your feet are summer-ready. To top off your look, add a stylish hat to protect yourself from the sun. Don't forget sunscreen!
What Not to Wear
Outdoor concerts are relatively more chaotic because a large number of people are present, so keep this in mind. The square footage of the venue is also often large, so you'll have to do a lot of walking. Wear comfortable shoes that won't fall apart and that will protect your feet in case someone stomps on you in a mosh pit. Don't wear rompers because having to take off your entire outfit to use a porta-potty could get very uncomfortable and awkward. Since there will be a big crowd and lots of mayhem, don't wear your favorite or most expensive pieces if you want to stay relaxed and enjoy the experience.