Springtime kicks off a nationwide blitzkrieg of outdoor music festivals, showcasing cutting edge bands and hot summer styles. Coming off record breaking hot weather in March, picking the right ropa will be clutch for surviving those long raging days.
Here’s SWELL’s pick’s for putting together a fresh and functional kit.
Good shades are the cornerstone to a marathon weekend in the sun. They hide your droopy hung-over eyes, avoid squinting from those blazing rays, and even shields you during those light shows on the main stage.
Vonzipper Cletus sunglasses tweaked the classic wayfarer style with a larger frame and slightly wrapped lens. Cletus gives you more sun protection, updated contours, and the Frosteez blue chrome tint -$100
The Sidecar by Dot Dash are spicy and not to pricey. If you habitually lose your spendy shades at blow-outs like Coachella, these shades will fit the bill without draining your dollars -$27
Tank or Tee, pick a top that says you like to party. Check the weather to ensure you wont over heat or freeze based on your shirt selection.
Mingle Tee from Neff: your friends wont have trouble tracking you down in a crowd. Flouros are a must at most festivals -$26
Freddy Tank from Lightening-Bolt adds some extra aloha to a day in the sun. Keep your special party favors in the chest pocket and get loose -$54
Vox Tee by Howe features an over sized graphic of some crazy French omen. Big parties call for big styles like this -$48
Jailor Sappy tank by Dues en Machina was inspired by epic bike rallies, just like the origins of many festivals in the desert. It’s walking street-cred, and keeps you cool in the hot sands of places like Burning Man and Coachella -$33
Accessories finish off a festival kit like a maraschino cherry. Accent your look with a functional piece from SWELL
New Wave Trucker: Ride the party wave with RVCA and shield your mug from the sun in style -$26
Will Farrell’s Sexy Hot Tan: It’s a conversation piece, it’s sexy. Rub it on , Rock out. Get your man tan on -$14
Vans Rata Vulc Shoe: This kind of hemp isn’t meant to get passed around the crowd, unless you’re crowd surfing -$58
HDX Hydration Pack: Stay hydrated, keep cool, party longer and harder $1.50-$20
Nixon Carded Iphone Case: Party proof your body with the all-in-one combo kit -$24
Boardshorts are notoriously bad for protecting precious cargo, but thankfully we’ve got new hybrid styles that have lightweight water-friendly fabric and pocketing for your phone and wallet. Choose from over 100 hybrid styles here
Party in style…and responsibly