The big SXSW music festival kicks off today, and if you’re still ripping through your closet trying to figure out what to trek through five days of live music, crazed dance parties, and stellar networking opportunities? With a touch of denim styled into your look you can’t go wrong, and we’ve got your last second style guide. So grab your SXSW schedule, a couple fun-loving friends, and get ready to rock!
Option 1 – Rock’n’Roll! Featuring Taylor Momsen performing in Denimocracy Zip Crotch Jeans.
Arden B. Cambridge Rip and Repair Bootcut Jean (on sale for $69) – buy it at Arden B; ASOS Fingerless Lace Gloves ($12) – buy it at ASOS; Topshop Moto Denim Cropped Waistcoast ($65) – buy it at Topshop; Nasty Gal Shield Shades in neon pink ($48) – buy it at Nasty Gal Vintage.
Option 2 – Bohemian Nights. Featuring ensemble by Spell Designs.
Wildfox – Women’s Light Blue Friday Night Shorts ($145) – buy it at Kitson; Nasty Gal Sea Breeze Top ($68) – buy it at Nasty Gal; Native American War Bonnet Feather Headdress, Reproduction ($125) – buy it at Amazon; Michael Kors Fringed flat suede boots ($760) – buy it at Net-A-Porter.
Option 3 – Downtown Editor. Featuring NYLON Magazine‘s features editor, Rajni Lucienne Jacques (shot for Refinery29).
Pins and Needles Chiffon Maxi Skirt ($54) – buy it at Urban Outfitters; Contrast Combat Boots ($35.80) – buy it at Forever21; Jil Sander Silk-blend coat (on sale for $577.50 – 65% off!) – buy it at The Outnet; Blank Boy Blue Denim Shirt ($108) – buy it at Free People.
Don’t forget to share your SXSW outfits and experiences with Denim Therapy on facebook! And if you rip a big hole in your favorite pair of jeans, you know we’ve got your back with our expert denim repair services too.
—Denim Therapy Staff
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