The Furry Boots, The Tutus, The Pasties—You Look Ridiculous

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In exactly 15 days the west side will experience the biggest EDM festival Stateside, Electric Daisy Carnival. As the hype surrounding Insomniac’s event continues to build to maximal crazy levels, chicks have started to ponder what the hell to wear. It’s what we do, though some not as much as others.

Considering electronic dance music continues to advance (our scene being on the verge of acceptance in the mainstream world and all), it’s about time our fashion sense moved forward with it. If you’re one of the ones wondering what pair of furry boots to rock, or tutu to wear, or what color pasties go best, stop. Don’t do it. No offense, but it’s not a good look—especially when I see women my mother’s age running around in said attire. I blame you.

I’m not saying there’s a, “You must dress fashion forward” rule or anything, but we can do better than the nonsense I see at events all the time.

That said, I decided to compile a style guide. A few looks to show chicks in the EDM world that you can turn the heads without looking ridiculous.

Photos: John Paul Toralba | Model: Beatriz Garcia

Inspiration...

“Let’s Go” Calvin Harris feat. Ne-yo

Hombre shorts: H&M | Top: H&M | Heart Shaped Sunglasses: Vintage | Bracelet Cuff: Vintage | Headband: Forever 21 | Shoes: Classic Converse

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“Devils Work” Miike Snow (Dirty South remix)

Yellow Shorts: Forever 21 | Denim Vest: Forever 21 | Bandeau: Urban Outfitters | Shoes: Classic Converse | Sunglasses: Ray Ban | Bracelet Cuff: Vintage

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“Turn It Down” Kaskade feat. Rebecca & Fiona

Camel Cutoff Shorts: Brandy Melville | Crochet Bikini Top: Forever 21 | Crochet Crop Top: Forever 21 | Headband: DIY | Feathered Earing: Sammi Ryan | Shoes: Lolita Jeffrey Campbell

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“Alive” Adrian Lux feat. The Good Natured

White Linen Skirt: H&M | Silver Top: Forever 21 | Royal Blue Shoes: Steve Madden

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“Satellite Dynamics” Mat Zo, Arty vs. OceanLab (Mat Zo Mashup)

Floral Shorts: Heritage | Top: Forever 21 | Necklace: Vintage | Bracelet: Vintage | Cross Earing: Flea Market | Shoes: Lolita Jeffrey Campbell