Channel your inner rock star when dressing for the three-day music fest.
There are a couple of things you can count on when it comes to Lollapalooza. For some reason, G. Love & Special Sauce seem to play the music fest every year, and Lolla weekend always seems to be the hottest days of the summer. That doesn’t mean your style has to suffer, though. Taking fashion cues from some of the acts performing this year, we’ve found ways to dress cool while still looking, uh, cool.
ON HER Society for Rational Dress chainracer tank, $205 at SHE (1024 W Armitage Ave, 773-880-8061); Ella Moss for Barneys Co-op black skirt, $95 at Barneys Co-op (2209 N Halsted St, 773-248-0426); Fashion Forms bra, $22 at Macy’s (111 N State St, 312-781-1000); Jack Rabbit charm bracelet, $220 at SHE; heart-shaped ring, $9 at Akira (643 W Diversey Pkwy, 773-649-9257); earrings, $6 at Akira; sunglasses, $16 at Urban Outfitters (locations around the city); black sandals, $34 at Urban Outfitters.
ON HIM Striped Co-op tee, $50 at Barneys Co-op; Naked & Famous jeans, $135 at Barneys Co-op; Nike Blazer low-shoes, $80 at Urban Outfitters; sunglasses, $18 at Urban Outfitters.
Lollapalooza The king of pop-music festivals heralds headliners Radiohead, Rage Against the Machine, Nine Inch Nails, Kanye West and Wilco. Additional indie talents such as Iron & Wine, Mates of State, Grizzly Bear, Black Lips and countless others round out the schedule. Grant Park, 300 S Columbus Dr at Jackson St (lollapalooza.com). El: Red, Blue to Jackson; Orange, Brown, Green, Pink, Purple (rush hrs) to Adams. Bus: 1, 3, 4 (24hrs), 6, 7, 14, 26, 28, 126, 145. Fri 1–Sat 3, 11am–10pm. Three-day pass, $205.