Festival Shorts: How to Look Super Stylish this Summer
Outfit planning is an integral part of the overall festival experience, and a few solid pairs of festival shorts for women are a must-have. Versatile, practical, and able to be dressed up or down to accentuate your style and suit your mood, festival shorts come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. So whether you’re on the dancefloor, traversing muddy fields, or chilling out at the campground, there’s no reason you can’t enjoy your experience and make a fashion statement at the same time.
Top Festival Shorts Trends for 2021
This year’s festival fashion trends make it possible to be comfortable, hip, and stylish without compromising your own individual flair. There are types, lengths, and patterns of shorts to suit every preference, and when paired with the right womens shoes, tops, and accessories, it’s easy to mix and match a range of festival outfits with just a couple of pairs of trusty shorts as your starting base.
These are our top picks of trendy shorts for festival-goers in 2021:
Tie-dye is back in fashion, and there’s not a festival in the land where you won’t see some funky tie-dye shorts on the scene. In the ’60s, tie-dye was considered a symbol of resistance against the social norms of the day and was used in clothing to express individuality and freedom. So, if you see yourself as a bit of a rebel, this could be the trend for you!
Super High-Waisted Shorts
Many women err on the side of caution when it comes to high-waisted festival shorts, but there is no need. Designed to make your waist look smaller, your legs look longer, and your butt look rounder, high-rise festival shorts can help you cast an hourglass shadow as you sashay your way through the crowd. They are also great at hiding and smoothing out any lingering belly fat that has evaded your summer diet plans!
Distressed Jean Shorts
Denim is a much more breathable fabric than most people think, so jean shorts shouldn’t ruin your festival mojo by making you feel hot or sticky. Distressed designs are timeless. Plus, they’re easy to pair with the women’s tops and accessories to suit either a laid-back or party vibe. Super versatile, hard-wearing, and contemporary, a good pair of festival jean shorts is an essential clothing item in your summer wardrobe.
While black festival shorts may be considered a more practical and slimming option, colorful shorts in neon shades are fashionable. After all, there’s no time like a festival to push your comfort zones and wear something a bit more daring. Why not grab yourself some attention, stand out from the crowd, and make it impossible for your festival buddies to lose you in a pair of vibrant neon shorts?!
Camo shorts are great for festivals as they are strong and well stitched, making them ultra durable. They also feature good-sized pockets for your phone and purse if you decide to ditch your bag and go hands-free on the dancefloor. Generally made from cotton blends, they are comfortable, lightweight, and will keep you cool, too.
Commonly known as hot pants in their previous fashion incarnation, there’s only one rule when it comes to this hip trend—and that’s the shorter, the better! But be warned...if you decide to add a pair of festival booty shorts to your closet, you need to be prepared to bare it all. With a high rise that exposes a peek of butt cheek, not much is left to the imagination!
Lightweight convertible designs make great festival shorts. Women’s fashion has really embraced the concept of convertible clothing in recent years. The flexibility to adjust a drawstring or roll-up leg cuffs to suit your mood and style makes it easy to stay in the same shorts all day. Simply change your top and accessories to tailor-make a range of outfits that match the changing ambiance.
Chinos are the Goldilocks of the short family. Not too long and not too short, but just right to be molded into fashionable looks for either daytime or nighttime wear. Not too tight and not too loose, chino shorts feature just the perfect balance for comfort and ease of movement. Not too casual and not too smart, they give you the creative versatility to dress them up or down to suit the festival vibe at any time of day.
Shop for Your Perfect Festival Shorts
There’s nothing better than a great pair of trendy shorts to use as the foundation for some killer festival outfits.
At UNIONBAY, we’re committed to clothing collections that are comfortable, imaginative, and contemporary. It’s important to us that customers can use their own creativity to build an individual style that is tailor-made to suit their look.
Shop our top festival styles today! For more, check out our blog on the Top Music Festival Outfits for Men!