What to Wear to This Season's Biggest Concerts

Spring's finally here, and along with it comes far more than just April showers and May flowers. It's outdoor concert season, people! Or the start of it, at least.

Choosing what to wear to concerts can be a bit tricky—it's tempting to slip on your favorite heels, but you're going to want to jump around on that sticky general admission floor. So it’s always a good idea to tailor your outfit to the venue and band you’re seeing. And if you think your dad would have a heart attack if he saw your ensemble, chances are you should balance out your skin-to-clothing ratio and tone it down.

After seeing the crowd at Swedish House Mafia’s last concert (ever!) in New York this year, I think fellow music lovers would do well to heed some concert clothing advice. Furry moon boots should be left in outer space, after all, and spandex booty shorts are only ever appropriate for Tour de France bicyclists.

Click through for some concert outfit inspiration for this season’s upcoming tours!

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This unique and airy lace chambray shirt looks and feels cool with just about anything. Wear it to the Killers concert this May with pink shorts and cute neon espadrilles. For outdoor events, like Bonnaroo or Coachella, wear a lightweight boater hat to keep from squinting in the sun.
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This silky jumper is chic and sexy. Wear it with a comfortable pair of pumped-up kicks to the Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake concert, or dress it up with a chunky necklace and matching heels for a night out.
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For a trance-y show (think Armin Van Buuren), go neon or go home.


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Show your support for the UK’s most charming boy band, One Direction, with a graphic tee and a denim vest and sing along to their songs with bold red lips.