What to Wear at a Beach Music Festival

Summer. Beach. Music festival. Well that sounds swell. Sign me up. Actually, I am going to a beach music festival & I'm pretty psyched because the California summer days shall soon come to an end. The typical summer music festival will soon change to a fall fest. I've never been to a festival where music & water combine. But what does someone wear to such a function?

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Imagine a waterfront resort with live music, local grub, & art. Ah, heaven indeed. Alright. So what to wear at a beach music festival? I've got some answers for you. There's a few things to keep in mind. Due to the delightful California sun, it will be pretty sunny. Due to the beachfront bash, it may be windy, especially at night. Due to the hours, you'll want to be comfortable enough to move, frolic, & walk. 

Sun - Hey it's a nice California day. The sun will be beating down on you. You definitely want to protect yourself from the sun. Lather on your sunscreen with a decent SPF. Bring some darling sunglasses to keep your eyes sheltered. And obviously, you can't go wrong with a chic, black floppy hat. Wear your bikini under a geometric skort, so you can head in the water if you want. Hey, throw on some fab purple lipstick. Because, why not? 

Wind - There's one thing I know about life: expect the unexpected. Despite the obvious summer heat, it still has a tendency to get cool come night time. The beach can often be chillier than other places due to its waterfront nature. I'd recommend bringing a lightweight kimono to layer with your look. Since you're wearing a righteous bikini & rad skort, you'll want to have another garment to add once the sun sets or the wind picks up.

Time - You'll be at the beach music festival for several hours. You'll want to be comfortable enough to last. I suggest sandals. They are flat shoes that you can stand in for hours at a time, but you can take them off to take a dip in the beach. I love the neutral color of these strappy sandals. They are versatile & can go with almost any outfit.

Now that you're all prepped for what to wear at a beach music festival, you can get your look together. Which of these items is your favorite? What is your summer music fest essential? :]

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37 comments

  1. That skirt is amazing! Love these selections, so spot on!

    xo

    Michaela

    http://michaelajeanblog.com

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    1. Thank you Michaela. It's actually a skort! :]

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  2. That's such a cute skirt, loving the pattern and colors!

    prosecco in the park

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  3. O that kimono is so cool! I also love the skirt!

    Jessica
    NotJessFashion.com

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  4. I would love to go to a music festival myself! They tend to have such inspiring styles and clothing whenever you visit one of these music festivals especially places like Coachella and Electric Daisy. This outfit that you've put together looks really good and My favoruites from this list would definitely have to be the fringe kimono, the floppy hat, and the heart sunnies since I'm such a HUGE sucker for them! (I wish they made star-shapped sunnies as well! Now THAT would be amazing!)

    Tiffany | Tragic Couturist
    http://www.tragiccouturist.blogspot.com

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    1. Star sunnies would be perfect. There's got to be a good pair somewhere out there! :]

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  5. LOVE these picks! Esp the kimono :)
    xo Ally
    www.gumbootglam.com

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  6. Loved your picks! Music festivals are amazing, the atmosphere is the best and you can wear your favourite summer clothes!
    Would you like to follow each other via GFC? I will follow back, just let me know on my blog when you do! x
    http://fashionenvious.blogspot.pt/

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    1. I love the atmosphere as well. You get to see music lovers from all walks of life. :]

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  7. I love your picks! I especially like those sunglasses, they look so beautiful xx

    Love,Sara Wallflower

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  8. SPF is probably the most important accessory for being outside at a music festival so I'm so glad to see you included it. Also, I really like the sunglasses that you chose here---ombre AND heart-shaped? Two trends in one!

    Another Beautiful Thing

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    1. SPF always! It's a motto to live by. :]

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  9. I can't wait until that season starts here! Lovely collage. I like the addition of palm trees, very necessary!

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    1. I might as well not have posted if I didn't include palm trees. :P

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  10. Love that bikini top! Great festival outfit picks. I hope you have a fun time, a festival on the beach sounds so cool.
    Carolyn | BLOG

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    1. I'll take some photos to share the experience! I'm excited. :]

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    1. I'm definitely a fan of dainty jewelry. :]

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  12. Hi My first time stopping by and I love it. Great job www,beautyjunkkie.com

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  13. Great post, thank you :)

    XO CHAMA FASHION
    www.chamafashion.com

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  14. The black fringed kimono looks perfect <3

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    xoxo, Claire from Vancouver, Canada

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  15. love the bikini!!! so adorable!!! SPF and sunglasses are must haves for music festivals!!! :D

    Animated Confessions

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  16. Your pics are fabulous! I love the bikini top so much.

    xx,
    Tania
    http://inspiremyfancy.blogspot.com/

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  17. That tribal print skirt & floppy hat is perfect for a beach fest! I love it!

    www.rdsobsessions.com

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  18. ooooh I love these beach essentials.....now all I need is the beach.....;-)

    xoxo,
    Ashley
    Afternoon Espresso

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  19. I love the top of the bikini! And the hat makes the outfit! Have a blast :)

    Amanda
    XO Strawberry Chic

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  20. Great selections! I love that bikini top. This is a perfect outfit for a festival!

    Nicole
    Nicole to the Nines

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  21. Great post!

    Twinvibes.blogspot.com

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  22. Will be going to a music festival myself pretty soon!
    Thanks for checking out my blog, maybe we can follow each other? Hope to hear from you!
    Natalie

    www.maralmuse.com

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