Lollapalooza 2014 street style and festival fashion

You can do better than neon and flowers. We search the massive crowds in Grant Park to find the coolest, cutest, trendiest style at Lollapalooza 2014

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Lollapalooza might not lure the crazy costumes of a Spring Awakening or North Coast Music Festival, nor does it present quite the wild hipster safari of Pitchfork. But that's okay, that means you see more summer looks in Grant Park you might want to rock in your day-to-day life. We wandered the grounds of Grant Park to find festival chic. 

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    Ava Raiin (with the band Blood Orange), 27, New York.

    What look were you going for when you got dressed today? Going for comfortable, sexy, laid-back. A hippie gypsy vibe.
    What's your favorite thing you're wearing? My dress, I love the pattern, since I don’t wear patterns often and I love the frill at the bottom.

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    Raven, 20, Indianapolis, IN.

    What look were you going for when you got dressed today? Pinup inspiration mixed with a little rock edge.
    What's your favorite thing you're wearing? 2-piece playsuit! It is my absolute favorite because its handmade!

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    Jordan, 24, Wicker Park

    What look were you going for when you got dressed today? Grungie rock. What EDMs DJs would wear.
    What's your favorite thing you're wearing? My leather cuff, I’ve worn it for years.

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    Charlie Shields, 27, Bridgeport, Chicago.

    What look were you going for when you got dressed today? I was going for an Aaliyah look. She still has such an influence today.
    What's your favorite thing you're wearing? My B2 chains.

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    Katie, Indianapolis, IN, and Nicolette, San Diego, CA.

    What look were you going for when you got dressed today? We were going for a boho and trendy look.
    What's your favorite thing you're wearing? Our bra tops.

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    Lauren, 23

    What look were you going for when you got dressed today? I feel like I am giving off a doll vibe with my baby doll dress. I recently got an undercut and I wanted to show that off, so I decided to wear my hair up and braided.
    What's your favorite thing you're wearing? My favorite piece is my boots. I've worn them out from how much I use them.

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    Tatiana, 27, and Francheska, 24.

    What look were you going for when you got dressed today? We are going for a Pocahontas vibe.
    What's your favorite thing you're wearing? My favorite piece is my shorts (Tatiana) & boots (Francheska).

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    Abble, 25, Pittsburgh, PA.

    What look were you going for when you got dressed today? Was going for a festival look.
    What's your favorite thing you're wearing? My vintage hat.

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    Bianca, Brooklyn, NY.

    What look were you going for when you got dressed today? Vintage '60s
    What's your favorite thing you're wearing? I love lipstick with a deep blush color.

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    Karin, 24, New York.

    What's your favorite thing you're wearing? My pants.

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    Gabriela, 29, Costa Rica.

    What look were you going for when you got dressed today? My style is loose and comfortable.
    What's your favorite thing you're wearing? Everything I am wearing, especially The Beatles T-shirt, I love The Beatles.

     

     

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    Sean Werkema, 20, Hinsdale, IL.

    What look were you going for when you got dressed today? Something different, exotic to standout in a crowd. Strong Oriental influences.
    What's your favorite thing you're wearing? My handmade shirt from Malaysia.

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    Ashley, 22, Detroit.

    What look were you going for when you got dressed today? Rock-inspired fashion. I get ideas from Tumblr.
    What's your favorite thing you're wearing? My favorite piece is my boots.

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    Lucie, Columbus, Ohio.

    What look were you going for when you got dressed today? I was going for a look that is cool, loose, and dries easily.
    What's your favorite thing you're wearing? I am most in love with the pattern on my dress.

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    Britney, 25, Gold Coast, Chicago.

    What look were you going for when you got dressed today? BOHO (BCBG/white/pure)
    What's your favorite thing you're wearing? Flowers. Always flowers.

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    Corbin Howard, 24, North Carolina.

    What look were you going for when you got dressed today? I went for a tropical Aladdin. Something functional and different.
    What's your favorite thing you're wearing? I’ve always loved my Mickey Mouse keychain. Keeps my keys safe. The shirt is from Iridium and they really support local artist. It's mainly why I like them.

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    Steffi, 26, River North, Chicago.

    What look were you going for when you got dressed today? Bright as can be.
    What's your favorite thing you're wearing? My favorite piece is the 3D kandi cuff my friend gave me.

     

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    Vicky, 27, River North, Chicago.

    What look were you going for when you got dressed today? I was going for more of a boho-chic look that felt airy & free & really matched this festival spirit.
    What's your favorite thing you're wearing? My favorite piece is this gold woven band that my friend weaved into my hair on the cab ride here.

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    Sara, 22, Lakeview.

    What look were you going for when you got dressed today? I want to feel comfy, chic, and summertime elegant.
    What's your favorite thing you're wearing? My favorite piece is my pants.

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    Megan, 20, Springfield, IL.

    What look were you going for when you got dressed today? Comfy but different & cool.

    Grace,  20, Springfield, IL.

    What look were you going for when you got dressed today? Slightly sexy but flaunting BFFs. Grace: “comfy but different & cool.” Janna: “going for ‘Bohemian’
    What's your favorite thing you're wearing? My bff tee, which I made myself.

    Janna, 20, Springfield, IL.

    What look were you going for when you got dressed today? Going for Bohemian
    What's your favorite thing you're wearing? My tights.

     

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    Karen Munoz-Perez, 20.

    What look were you going for when you got dressed today? Ice princess
    What's your favorite thing you're wearing? I'm loving my decorative bra and flower crown. Going to see the man of my dreams Calvin!

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    Jessy, 27.

    What look were you going for when you got dressed today? Festival fashion
    What's your favorite thing you're wearing? Hat & gladiators for sure.

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    Erik Arias, 20, Cicero, IL.

    What look were you going for when you got dressed today? Lolla shirt that I bought here & breezy shorts.
    What's your favorite thing you're wearing? Love my shirt!

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    Victoria, 21.


    What look were you going for when you got dressed today? Laid back bohemian.
    What's your favorite thing you're wearing? Fedora! Always.

     

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    Skyler Johnson, 25, Houston, Texas.

    What look were you going for when you got dressed today? Colorful, bright, neon.
    What's your favorite thing you're wearing? My shirt. This summer I’ve gone to festivals all over the country and always wear this colorful shirt.

     

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    Nicole, Hyde Park, Chicago.

    What look were you going for when you got dressed today? Comfortable/prep.

    Sabari, Negril, Jamaica. 

    What look were you going for when you got dressed today? Legs because its summer and these babies need some sun!

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    Meridian Jackson, 20.


    What's your favorite thing you're wearing? My favorite piece is my head jewel from Nordstrom.

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    Kendall, 26, Old Town.

    What look were you going for when you got dressed today? Me!
    What's your favorite thing you're wearing? I don’t think any accessory could out-do the galaxy dress.

    Krissy, 26, Logan Square.
    What's your favorite thing you're wearing? My ray-bans!

    Melissa, 26, Tinley Park, IL.

    What look were you going for when you got dressed today? Black is the new black.
    What's your favorite thing you're wearing? My converse. I wear the same pair every year to Lolla.

     

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    Josy, 25, West Town, Chicago.

    What look were you going for when you got dressed today? Myself!
    What's your favorite thing you're wearing? Everything, I love to rage all around the world.

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Ava Raiin (with the band Blood Orange), 27, New York.

What look were you going for when you got dressed today? Going for comfortable, sexy, laid-back. A hippie gypsy vibe.
What's your favorite thing you're wearing? My dress, I love the pattern, since I don’t wear patterns often and I love the frill at the bottom.


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