What to wear to a concert? Well, whether you're a Beyoncé superfan, an indie music buff or prefer the stylings of Cardi B at an arena, we've got the outfit for you. Rule number one when it comes to concertgoing is that your outfit is as comfortable as it is cool. Of course, there are a few factors to consider: You need to be able to dance, possibly hoof it long distances and possibly brave the elements. But you also need an outfit that will work with you, not against you, in the crowds (no need to overheat in leather pants). To help, we've compiled five looks from some of our go-to street style stars.
From the '70s bohemian Glastonbury look to the classic Americana jeans-and–a logo tee combo, there are plenty of formulas that are a snap to re-create for yourself. The key to concert cool is actually by rejecting all sartorial norms: Forget the skinny jeans, band tee and Converse. Throwing on a floral dress is far more original. By taking inspiration from the likes of Isabella Thordsen and Alexis Foreman, we guarantee there'll be an ensemble that's right for you. Click through to see and shop five concert-ready outfits.
1. DUNGAREES AND FLAT BOOTS
Style Notes: A more low-key look—but one we're really into—is the dungarees, tee and biker boots combo. It's an updated version of the classic rock 'n' roll outfit.
2. A SUMMER DRESS AND SNEAKERS
Style Notes: A simple cotton dress that's loose in silhouette will keep you cool. Add trainers for comfort.
Wear also on the Riviera.
The tennis dress gets a sophisticated update.
The platform adds a bit of extra height—perfect for seeing over the crowds.
3. A FLORAL DRESS AND BOOTS
Style Notes: A pretty floral dress is—perhaps surprisingly—the perfect piece for a concert. Wear it at Glastonbury or Coachella, or even to see Queen B—after all, you're probably going out for drinks afterwards, and this is an outfit that will see you through. Pair with your comfiest black boots to grunge it up.
The one-sleeve design is super cool.
Wear later with espadrilles.
Wallpaper florals got an acid update.
4. A DENIM SKIRT AND A TEE
Style Notes: If you're in the VIP seats (i.e., you have a chair) and you want to feel a little more glamorous, a pair of boots is a solid idea. Team with a classic denim skirt, a tee and a fun jacket.
We love the overstitching on this one.
A wardrobe staple.
Two-tone is super cool.
The ultimate ankle boots.
5. A LOGO TEE AND JEANS
Style Notes: A logo T-shirt is a classic gig outfit, but throw one on that says "I'm in the Know," not "I'm with the Band." Look to Camille Charrière for inspo, with her Stranger Things top. Pair with a classic pair of baggy jeans and sneakers for a look that's nonchalantly cool girl.
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This post was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated.