No festival tugs at my heart like Outside Lands in San Francisco. Not only was SF my home for a little while, but this festival in particular has a magic about it that makes it so very special. Nestled in the trees at Golden Gate Park, the air is heavy with the scent of eucalyptus and moisture from the fog. The temperature is cool, sometimes outright chilly, allowing you to bundle up and feel cozy as you bounce between stages taking in the amazing artists that play each year. Festival attendees warm themselves by dancing the hours away, and sipping on hot chocolate and craft-brewed coffee or some of the amazing wine (another benefit to the location – the proximity of Napa and Sonoma Valleys) available at the festival. I’m excited to be going back this year, and attending with our west coast writer Amy – stay tuned for live updates via Instagram!
In the meantime, here’s a look at a couple of the outfits I’m packing, and a playlist of bands who will be there this year!
As I mentioned in this post, I’m excited to wear over the knee boots with cutoffs and this festival gives me the perfect opportunity to do so without being overheated. I love wearing this with a plaid shirt on top, a fedora, and some simple accessories – I’m really into our chokers and palm cuffs right now!
This outfit is pretty standard for me. Boyfriend jeans, an easy tee, a fedora, and some birks and socks. I’ve been living in my birks all summer, and I don’t see myself retiring them come fall – I’m all for wearing socks with them.
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