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Street Style: Top Looks from Lollapalooza 2016

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Zeik McCarter of band Con Brio started Saturday off repping the Chicago Bulls well from head to toe.

The following piece was originally written by Kari Herrera for the Chicago Reader. Read the full article here.

What to wear to Lollapalooza

Lollapalooza may not have the boho fashion cred of Coachella or Glastonbury, but for four days the festival turned Grant Park into a parade of original looks. The overall theme seemed to be “come as you are, with a dash of who you want to be.” Feel like wearing a full-length prom gown over combat boots? Knock yourself out. Thinking more jeans and a T-shirt topped with a dramatic mermaid crown? That’s cool too. The festival’s diverse bookings—the headliners included Red Hot Chili Peppers, Radiohead, and Vic Mensa—were reflected in the crowd’s style.

What trends didn’t surprise? Flower crowns and bikini tops. They’re inevitable (sadly). What was surprising? Parasols, drum-major hats, and endless variations of the classic Bulls jersey. While some went all-out, most stayed low-key—Malia Obama, for instance, kept it chill in khaki shorts and earth tones. No big deal.

There was something for everyone on the festival fashion scene this year. Here we’ve gathered our favorite looks from Lollapalooza 2016.

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See also: Top Looks from Lollapalooza 2015

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Kari Herrera is the creator of Chicagoings.com, Chicago’s indie city guide and blog. She often writes about the city’s points-of-interest as experienced by a local. She is a Social Media Marketing Manager and freelance writer. When she’s not working, Kari donates much of her time to the education of French-speaking immigrants in Chicago.

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