Fashion

11 Topshop Festival Essentials

Festival Dressing

Satisfy all your style needs before you head up to one of this summer’s biggest music festivals.

If you’re making the two hour trek up the 400 highway from Toronto to Oro-Medonte for this summer’s Wayhome festival (think: Frank Ocean, Solange, Imagine Dragons, Tegan & Sara and more), or you’re hitting any number of jazz fests or concert series’ throughout the country, there are a few things you’ll need.

Get prepped with a few sartorial must-haves to make your weekend away as fashionable and functional as possible (see also: our round-ups of summer’s best sunglasses and essential festival footwear).

With the Band
A quintessential rock tee works to create a killer outfit, whether under a slip dress or when paired with denim cutoffs and sandals.

ACDC Printed Tee By And Finally, $52

That’s So ’90s
If Winona was seen wearing circa Reality Bites, then you know if deserves to be seen on the festival fair grounds.

Midi Slip Dress, $55

Go Boho
Add a flirty floral skirt to your festival options to update your regular rocker attire.

Floral Embroidered Mini Skirt, $75

Hey, Shorty!
When nighttime falls, you’ll need to cover up just a touch. Tie this cropped jean jacket around your waist during the day and throw over your shoulders as needed.

Crop Denim Jacket by Boutique, $115

Black & White
If you’re looking for something chic and stylish, this look is both work and festival appropriate. How’s that for cost per wear?

Spot and Stripe Midi Wrap Dress, $110

In the Shade
Keep a cute topper close at hand if the sun gets to be too much while you’re jamming to Foster the People.

Cherry Bomb Baseball Cap, $25

Pack It Up
Throw your hands up in the air without a care with a backpack that will cart all your purse essentials wherever you go.

Scandi Mini Backpack, $52

Go Faux
Athleisure-inspired slides will up the fashion ante of any outfit in your closet. And they’ll be comfortable, too!

Howl Faux Shearling Sliders, $38

In A Cinch
Whether paired with a flowing floral frock or your favourite pair of high-waisted jeans, this country-inspired belt will pull your whole look together.

Double Buckle Studded Belt, $45

From A to B
Running from Banks to Tanya Tagaq to The Naked and Famous requires appropriate footwear, non? These slip-on trainers will fill that need quite nicely.

Women’s Tempo Slip On Trainers, $40

Sky High
If stomping around in heels is your thing, these floral platforms are made for dancing and seeing above the crowd. You’re welcome!

Madrid Floral Platform Heels, $65


Photography by David Pike.