These Are Our Favorite Summer '18 Festival Trends


Summer '18 is here and festival season is in full swing. And whether you're going to Curlfest, Afropunk, or Made in America, you need to ensure you have your looks down.

Fanny packs are back with a vengeance, and I am in full support of this movement, it's such a practical way to store all your essentials while still looking lit. Sportswear has been another key trend this year. You will be sure to find other festival-goers donning tracksuit pants, bike shorts, shell suits and dad trainers. And, if you want an easy life, rock a matching set because co-ords are everywhere now. Old favorites prints and sequins also remain festival staples.

Related: 10 Ways to Slay Bike Shorts This Summer

I've already started my festival rounds in Europe, and here's what I wore to see some of favourites:

Day 1 - Camo trousers and a bodysuit

Day 2 - Bike shorts romper and cropped denim jacket

Day 3 - Crop top with Adidas popper track pants

For a guide to nailing that statement festival look, here is some inspiration from the 'gram of some of the best festival looks we've seen this year so far:

1. Prints

Incorporate touches of snake, leopard prints, African kente, and camouflage prints into your outfits.

*Featured image by Notorious Kia

Sign up today and be the first to get notified on new updates, exclusive events, retreats and giveaways!

More Posts

I know, I know. Traditionally, the bride's parents is responsible for paying for the wedding. My family just isn't set up that way. When we decided that we were going to have a wedding, we talked openly and agreed going in that we would be covering all of the expenses, and needed to remember that with each decision.

Keep reading... Show less

The skin is our body's largest and fastest growing organ, so why do we tend to neglect it the most?

Keep reading... Show less

A few months ago, I had a breakthrough. After a promotion led to me having a completely different supervisor, what was once a five-year plan to transition out of the organization I was working at, turned into five-month plan. It's a scary point in my life that I haven't found myself at before: I'm not leaving a job because I want better pay or a higher position, I want to leave simply because I'm unhappy.

Keep reading... Show less

Just over a year ago, Chardae Jenkins decided that it was time for a change.

She had a job that she enjoyed as a junior publicist for Allied Moxy, the African-American marketing arm of Allied Integrated Marketing. She worked with a team that she loved—a small group of go-getters committed to bringing entertainment marketing campaigns to life for films such as Straight Outta Compton and Barbershop 3: The Next Cut. Not to mention that the pay wasn't too shabby either, enough for Chardae to stack almost eight grand in her two-and-a-half years at the company.

Keep reading... Show less

It's Gemini season, ladies! It's time to take advantage of this communicative time of year and spend time with people we like and thanks to the big Mercurian energy you'll feel over the next two weeks, you'll have the boost of charm you need to make any interaction a win.

Socializing is dope and all, but we all know that there's no better way to kick it with someone than to sit in silence for hours at a time for an epic binge session.

Keep reading... Show less

Even before I went to look up the word to make sure I understood what it meant, a statement that has always made me wince in my mind is "I don't have any regrets" (or some variation of that).

Keep reading... Show less
Exclusive Interviews
Latest Posts