Statement shades, plenty of SPF and a killer swimsuit are really all you need to complete a stand-out look, save for a few extra touches. Here’s our list of key essentials to stay stylish yet pragmatic for each type of festival fan -- whether you’re an old school regular or a wide-eyed newbie, the wandering boho type or just the type to hit the coolest after-parties.
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1. White Panama hat: No style icon should be without the shade of a flattering wide brim hat. Ben de Lisi, $26. 2. Fringe necklace: A taste of gold-plated luxury at a fraction of the price. Neiman Marcus, $56. 3. Floral Print Bustier: Resort chic with summery tropic prints. River Island, $24. 4. Midi Skirt: Keeping it light and bright with sunny yellow. Maxmara, $450. 5. Sandals: These slick pointed-toe flats are the epitome of regal yet casual sophistication. Nasty Gal, $62. 6. Sunglasses: Throw on some round white-rim specs for a slightly retro look. River Island, $17. 7. Black Bikini: Cut-outs are so hot right now. Alix, $125. 8. Water Canister: Love this minimalist, unobtrusive bottle with a hint of color. Eva Solo, $28. 9. SPF 36 Lip Balm: Keep your kisser smooth, soft and silky. Shiseido $22.
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1. Eye of Wisdom Necklace: Unique, dainty and thought-provoking. House of Harlow, $93. 2. Fringe Kimono: An exotic reimagined fringe shawl. River Island, $66. 3. Cream Maxi Dress: Light and airy, this dress is perfect for the haute hippie. Topshop, $72. 4. Sunglasses: These sky blue aviators with a golden lining are sure to bring a positive vibes. Ray Ban, $150. 5. Suede Sandals: A tassle-loafer look makes for some fashion-forward flats. H&M, $25. 6. Floral Crown: A delicate arrangement of baby blues. Poatri, $30. 7. Fringe Shoulder Bag: Simple and durable, ideal for lugging around covetable goods on your journey. Body Central, $19. 8. Refillable Water Bottle: With an exterior plastic skeleton, this container is both breakage-free and BPA-free. Williams Sonoma, $20. 9. Facial Towelettes: Refreshing wipes always come in handy. Burt’s Bees, $12. 10. Sunscreen stick: As natural as you can get with no harsh chemicals! Burt’s Bees, $10.
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1. Racerback: This loose tank is a must-have basic for summer! Isabel Marant, $95. 2. Neon Bikini: So electric bright, you could go all day (and maybe all night!). Mara Hoffman, $200. 3. Frayed Denim Shorts: A good pair of Acid Wash hotpants to anchor down a rock n’ roll look. Topshop, $56. 4. Faux Leather Belt Bag: This hands-free pouch is a steal. Nasty Gal, $20. 5. Mirror Sunglasses: These triangular round shades are a work of art! Pixie Market, $16. 6. Back-Up iPhone Battery: So you never run out of juice in the middle of a festival! Marc by Marc Jacobs, $69. 7. Wristwatch: Simple and mod, to keep you on track for your busy festival schedule! Neff, $24. 8. Banana Flask: A fun and funky way to stock up on water (or other liquids)! Urban Outfitters, $24. 9. Flannel Shirt: For staying hip and cozy, even after the sun goes down. Zara, $80. 10. Lace Biker Shorts: A peep of lace underneath the denim is all you need! Kohl’s, $12. 11. Ankle Flats: Lace-up cuff and unique criss-cross pattern over the toe. Jeffrey Campbell, $155.