Sunday, September 7, 2014

The High Fashion of LouFest 2014

Posted By on Sun, Sep 7, 2014 at 2:02 PM

The denim vest is making a comeback, y'all! - STEVE TRUESDELL
  • Steve Truesdell
  • The denim vest is making a comeback, y'all!

LouFest might be a haven for music lovers, but it's also a chance for fashionistas to strut their stuff. At this year's festival, we're finding that high socks, crazy hats, tattoos and flowers everywhere are particularly de rigueur. Heck, sometimes those fancy headbands and bracelets we're seeing even pull double-duty, stowing away... uh... paraphernalia for adult fun.

See also: These Bracelets and Headbands Let You Sneak Weed Into Festivals

So put down that issue of Vogue -- here's what the cool cats of LouFest say is high style:

BANDED TOGETHER

It seems that bunch of LouFest folks are fans of Bruce Springsteen -- or his fashion, anyway. Check out these unique tributes to the Boss' do-rag ways.

'Mericuh. - STEVE TRUESDELL
  • Steve Truesdell
  • 'Mericuh.
The tattoo brings the look together. - STEVE TRUESDELL
  • Steve Truesdell
  • The tattoo brings the look together.
Size large. - STEVE TRUESDELL
  • Steve Truesdell
  • Size large.

MAD HATTERS

Rain or shine, concertgoers know to protect themselves from the elements with hats of all types -- floppies, cabbies, baseball caps, whatever. We'll forgive them for ignoring our chapeau advice in this article, but just this once.

See also: Sixteen Stupid Hats Musicians Love Wearing

Hats are where it's at. - STEVE TRUESDELL
  • Steve Truesdell
  • Hats are where it's at.
Ahoy, matey! - STEVE TRUESDELL
  • Steve Truesdell
  • Ahoy, matey!
Yes, he's wearing a baseball cap, but he's also got a hole in his chin. Neat. - STEVE TRUESDELL
  • Steve Truesdell
  • Yes, he's wearing a baseball cap, but he's also got a hole in his chin. Neat.

TATS AN' 'AT

Warm weather during a music festival offers the perfect opportunity to be a bit more exposed -- and to show off those bitchin' tattoos.

Well this is apt. - STEVE TRUESDELL
  • Steve Truesdell
  • Well this is apt.
Ok, time to head to the LouFest Nosh Pit. - STEVE TRUESDELL
  • Steve Truesdell
  • Ok, time to head to the LouFest Nosh Pit.
We're not sure why the lady is wearing one of those Mormon swimsuits, but it's still pretty rad. - STEVE TRUESDELL
  • Steve Truesdell
  • We're not sure why the lady is wearing one of those Mormon swimsuits, but it's still pretty rad.

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