Festival Fashion Essentials

Summer is here, which means it’s the most wonderful time of the year. Nope, not holiday season: Festival Season. One of the most important questions during festival season is: what do I wear? 

Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

Festival fashion is all about rocking tons of accessories and expressing your personal style. Here are some trending ethical pieces to incorporate and inspire your festival looks. Bringing these sustainable pieces into your life will make you feel a little less guilty about ditching work on Friday to see your favorite bands.

1. Eden Black Eyelash Lace Bralette | Azura Bay

Price | $70 CAD

In 2016 we saw the emergence of lingerie as everyday wear, and 2017 is running with it. Rock this black lacy bralette, which is ethically made from eco-friendly Azura Bay. Wear it as a top with high wasted ripped jeans and a leather jacket for a sexy motorcycle chick vibe, or under a loose cream knit for a more conservative look- with a hint of danger.

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2. Rufus Jumpsuit, Alcatraz Stripe | Reformation

Price | $198

Name a more iconic duo than Reformation and festival season. I’ll wait. Reformation and festival season go together like peanut butter and jelly, or Kendall and Kylie. This chic Alcatraz stripped romper is everything with its strappy back and cropped leg. It can be dressed up or down depending on the vibe.

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3. Blush and Ruby Poppy Flower Maxi Wrap | Symbology

Price | $168

Stand out in the crowd with an ethereal poppy covered wrap dress from Symbology, an artisan-based fashion label motivated to empower women worldwide. This lightweight knockout pairs well with a gold body chain, giant gold hoops, and lots of Instagram likes.

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4. Tribal Turquoise Blanket | Sackcloth + Ashes

Price | $68

Sackcloth + Ashes makes a mean blanket. Their tribal turquoise outdoor blanket is perfect for setting up an impromptu picnic during a sunny afternoon festival, or to keep you warm through an evening musical performance. To top it off, every blanket you purchase provides a blanket to your local homeless shelter.

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5. Liberation White Tank | My Sister

Price | $34

The classic white tees never go out of style. Create a positive impact while having fun in the sun and rocking out in this liberation tank from My Sister. Your purchase supports after-care programs and provides growth opportunities for survivors of sexual exploitation.

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6. Jardin Heel, Blush | Marais

Price | $225

Marais makes a killer pair of pretty in pink vegan patent leather heels. They are comfortable enough to dance all day and night in, while adding a mellow pop of color. These will quickly become your go-to shoes for spring.

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7. Monk Dress | Style Saint

Price | $148

Spice up your outfit with this monk dress from Style Saint. Slip it over a neutral bodycon dress for an added layer of excitement, or wear it as a robe to create a more dramatic look. Style Saint prides itself on products with no sweatshops, child labor, pesticides, chemical runoff, thirsty crops, or waterway pollution.

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8. Areaware-Liquid Body Flask | In God We Trust

Price | $60

Lastly an ethical, minimalist pocket flask locally made in New York City from In God We Trust. Perfect for those looking for a chic pick me up – go ahead. We won’t tell.

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