Fall is really starting to heat up (although I wish it would cool down). It’s one of my favorites times of the year. In the south, it’s the start of fair and festival season. Local fairs, state fairs, music festivals, and more. I happen to LOVE visiting local fairs and festivals with friends. Just this weekend, we went to the Red Brick Roads Music Festival in our little town. It was a blast and we got to hear some really great bands! But what do you wear to a festival like this when the weather still isn’t cool enough to rock traditional fall garb, but you’re not the kind of gal to bear it all? I’ve got some tips to help you out!
Photos by Kylie Stinson
If you’re like me, then you’re over riding the rickety, dirty, there’s a 47% chance that you’ll die fair rides (most of the time) and have graduated to sitting on the sidelines. Now don’t get me wrong. The sidelines are a blast. Overpriced, over fried fair food and lots of fun times with friends. Not to mention most of the fairs and fests that I enjoy going to have concerts some of the nights. I’m not much of a concert girl, but as long as I can lounge in the back, listen to the music, and still hear myself think (enough to chat with girlfriends and people watch) then I’m totally in!
Most of the time, I’m there for the food… Lets be real!
I always like to be fashionable when I head to fairs and festivals. I’ll probably never go to Cochella or some other large fashion forward festival, so this is my opportunity to wear a cute hat and bring out the boho (preppy boho… I’m no hippy).
A comfy tee is the perfect top. Breezy and easy to match. This tee is my absolute favorite. I bought it several weeks ago at the NSale but it’s still in stock for less than $30. It comes in 4 colors and is a total must have.
I love a soft colored skirt more than I probably should. Which is why I grabbed this blush pink one as soon as I saw it! It’s such an easy piece to wear. Paired with my favorite new espadrille sneakers and the perfect boater hat, and it’s a perfect look. I also love to carry a little backpack instead of a purse if I can as well! Hands free is always great at places like that!
Shop My Outfit