No matter where you are, there's truly no better way to end the summer than by attending a music festival. I made the last minute, but brilliant, decision to join my friends in going to Bumbershoot over Labor Day weekend. Up until then, I had never been to a music festival before. I was beyond eager to curate a fashionable festival look that would stand out amongst a sea of concertgoers.
feathers TEE • calvin klein HAT • kimoji PIN • urban outfitters SWEATSHIRT
abercrombie & fitch JEANS • nike SHOES • giles & brother BRACELET
With only a couple of hours to spare before Seattle Center opened the floodgates to thousands of music lovers, I made a beeline for Urban Outfitters. In just about ten minutes, I was able to find the perfect new additions—an acid wash tee and a faded coral sweatshirt—to pair with some pieces I already owned. Dressing for a jam-packed evening of concerts requires a bit of sensibility; comfortable footwear and complimenting outerwear are essential to surviving the hours spent dancing outside in unpredictable weather. I love this faded coral sweatshirt that brings a bit of unexpected contrast to this otherwise black and blue color palette.
I feel like a music festival is the ideal venue to be a bit more expressive and outrageous with your personal style, that's why I chose pieces with rich colors, visually arresting details and suggestive themes. My "Send Nudes" Kimoji pin (a product of Kim Kardashian West) served as the pièce de résistance to this edgy ensemble. By sheer coincidence, the colors of my outfit echoed that of the Bumbershoot wristband that served as my ticket.
Watching musicians like Halsey and KYGO perform at Bumbershoot reinvigorated my love for music in a completely new way. It was so crazy to see the artists I had listened to in my daily life (whether on my Spotify playlists or while out and about) play their songs on stage in front of me. I'll look back at what I saw, what I heard and what I wore at my first festival with nothing but pure satisfaction.