Let the space cadets do the oversized tank top and Daisy Dukes at the upcoming major music gigs (Coachella! Glastonbury! Charli XCX!). Spring/Summer’s ’60s hippie-influenced clothes and accessories are far cooler concert gear.
1. Broderie anglaise dress, $3,990, Mulberry 2. Cotton knit coat, Topshop 3. Silk-blend pants, $380, DKNY 4. Sequinned cotton knit skirt, Guess 5. Sinequanone metal and plastic necklace, $99, Level 3 Robinsons The Heeren 6. Calf leather messenger, $4,620, Valentino 7. Silk scarf, $1,200, Louis Vuitton
8. Viscose kaftan, $59, Mango 9. Leather bracelets, $1,020 for a set of seven, Saint Laurent 10. Gypset Trilogy Slipcase, a set of three photography books on modern bohemians (the title is a portmanteau of the words “gypsy” and “jet set”), US$140 (S$189), www.assouline.com 11. Michael Michael Kors leather sandals, $199, Michael Kors 12. Cotton jeans, $99.90, H&M 13. Metal sunglasses, $280, Marc by Marc Jacobs 14. Navajo beaded leather bucket bag, $1,190, Coach
THE GIG LIST
Coachella (April 17-19, Indio, California)
The two-weekend extravaganza has become the Fashion Week of the music world with a stylish crowd that includes supermodels and Hollywood A-listers. Listen to the performers here.
Charlie XCX (April 22, The Coliseum at Hard Rock Hotel, Singapore)
Here for the first time, the 22-year-old Briton is a captivating performer with her sexy kitsch wardrobe, stage presence and catchy pop/punk/dance sound.
Alt-J (May 17, The Coliseum at Hard Rock Hotel, Singapore)
Expect every creative type here to turn up at this Mercury Prize-winning experimental rock act’s solo show. Its moving performance at Laneway 2013 remains one of the festival’s most memorable.
Governors Ball (June 5-7, Randall’s Island Park, New York)
The Big Apple’s answer to Coachella boasts Bjork, Ratatat, Hot Chip and Florence + The Machine among this year’s headliners.
Glastonbury (June 24-28, Somerset, UK)
The festival where Kate Moss never fails to spawn a new fashion trend has revealed just one act we’re totally gonna catch: Lionel Richie.
An adapted version of this story first appeared in Female’s April issue, out on newsstands now.
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