Dressing for a concert: to rock or to roll is the question?

There’s something about being crushed in a mosh pit with fellow sweaty music lovers, boisterously bellowing the words to your favourite songs as the sound waves from the speakers pump through each and every cell of your body. Music withholds the magic ability to connect people.

So how do you dress for such a sacred event? It’s safe to say whether you’re up in the stands or down on the flat you’re going to want to dance (or in my case awkwardly attempt to move) so you’re outfit has to be practical yet chic as you’re up against a celebrity! Therefore I have put together a range of outfits to give you a little bit of inspiration when dressing for your next concert:

Rock Concert

Distressed denim, leather and rock ‘n’ roll are practically synonyms. You can never go wrong with a bold red lip, it screams rock and roll chic. For those superwomen out there that can dance incredibly in heels, try the first outfit!

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Music Festival

From my experiences at music festivals it’s safe to say you will be getting hot.. very hot. Keep it light as the last thing you want is a clammy outfit when you’re smushed between shirtless sweaty guys all day. Don’t even attempt to wear heels as majority of your day will be spent moshing and stomping through grass. Opt for inclosed shoes or wellies as nobody wants bruised tootzies!

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Pop Concert

Pop concerts are always difficult to dress as there is no real ‘dress code.’ When styling these pop concert outfits I sought inspiration from none other than the king of pop himself, Michael Jackson. I figured that there is no better place to go all out with gold, sequins or embellishment (inner embellishment obsessed monster making yet another appearance, sorry ladies!)

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So the question is do I rock the classic ‘rock and roll’ look or do I roll with my own personal style? After much deliberation I decided to merge the two together bringing the rock ‘n’ roll look into the 21st century by adding glints of rose gold and a cheeky red lip. Because it’s freeeeeezing here in Australia I had to opt for a long sleeved black top rather than a sloganed tee just because I’m too much of a sissy to face the cold!

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Let me know your thoughts on dressing for a concert! Do you find it difficult? Have you never worried? Are you a concert styling goddess?

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Freckles

My mum once told me she use to lie in the bathtub squeezing lemon juice and vodka onto her freckles in an attempt to subdue their colour (therefore my entire childhood consisted of me being practically bathed in sunscreen). However long gone are the days of ‘freckle face,’ freckles are now welcomed and sought after in society. Take a look at these beautifully freckled faces..

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There’s nothing I love more than seeing a beautifully freckled face or nose. Freckles remind me of long hot days in the sun, sun baking on the beach and coconut sun-screen; could anything make you happier?

In my desperate attempt to gain a few freckles I attempted to give myself some faux freckles by dotting my face with brown eyebrow pencil. Unfortunately this made left me looking like I had face-planted into a heap of dust or come down with a serious case of the chicken pocks. So for those of you out there concealing your freckles, don’t be afraid, embrace them!

Let me know your thoughts on freckles. Do you have them? Love them? Want them?

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For those of you thinking this post was about choccy freckles, sorry to disappoint. Here is a delectable photo for you anyway! *drools*

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Cut Out Boots

I have been desperate to get myself a pair of black leather cut out boots after I spotted THE pair at Sportsgirl; but at one hundred bucks I wasn’t entirely convinced I needed them. After a great deal of searching to try and find a cheaper look alike on a weekend trip to Melbourne, I finally subdued to the Sportgirl babies and may I proudly say, NO REGRETS! I even took a shameless picture of my newest family members in the elevator. Image

Whilst searching every nook and cranny of Melbourne for the perfect look-a-like, I came across a number of cut out boot variations.

Gold Buckled:

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As I’m a sucker for anything embellished or rose gold I couldn’t look past these. Although I love the gold studding, ‘horse stirrup’ like buckles and the subtle gold zip the detailing of the leather is what really captures my attention. However, I do feel that the toe cap is  unnecessary and ruins the line of the boot.

Chunky Heels -Jeffery Campbell:

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These valorous gothic boots would give me the dangerous false impression of being able to stomp over anything and anyone! Chunky heels take cut out boots from edgy, punk rock to straight out gothic.. and I love it! (The extra height isn’t that bad either for a gal seriously lacking in the height department)

Pointed:

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Pointed shoes have never spoken to me no matter what form and this is no exception. Although personally I wouldn’t wear a pointed cut out, I can definitely imagine them on the feet of a chic ambassador sporting a crisp blazer with over the top pointed shoulder pads, killer kats eye sunglasses, wet looking leather shorts, an oversized clear clutch and a  vivaciously chunky necklace (tribal or embelished?).

I’ve been pairing my cut outs with the ever so trusty boyfriend jeans, but I am yet to expand my repertoire! I’m thinking in the summer months they would look incredibly cool with a tiny bohemian dress (completely clashing the edgy feel of the boots, but hey it’s the silly season after all!)

Let me know your thoughts on cut out boots this season: Completely impractical? (hello freezing tootzies) Cutting edge? Got yourself a pair?

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