The Men and Women’s Guide to Styling Right for the Gig
Whether it’s a music concert or a neighbouring comedy club, attending a gig is a great way to infuse some culture into your life, along with some quality time with friends.
Here’s our guide on how you can blend in well with the gig crowd while still drawing the spotlight to yourself.
For a piano recital or an orchestra performance, bring out all your basics – long flowing black dresses and heels for the women, for the men it’s all well-tailored suits and brogues. If you want to add a casual touch to your ensemble, team up a jacket with a pair of colour coordinated Chinos. Adding a cravat or a pocket square adds that classic touch to the look.
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To make a dramatic entrance, pick a shimmery outfit over a simple black dress. Image courtesy: Cover Story
Most rock and electronic concerts happen outdoors, so make sure you’re prepared with the right equipment – and by that, we mean comfy shoes, light makeup, and a jacket.
Nothing spells you’re ready to rock out loud quite like this leather jacket from Springfield
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An outdoor gig also means you’re going to need your arsenal – hair spray, make up setting sprays, sun block, the works. Carry it all in a compact yet well-contstructed sling bag which you can slip over your shoulder so you have your hands free to put up in the air – for when the bass finally drops.
If you’re catching a comedy show or your favourite band after work, then don’t sweat. You can easily turn our 9-to-5 look into an after-hours look. For the men, rolling up the sleeves of your shirt and switching your daywear watch with a casual digital number would be a good move. Add a scarf for that extra-relaxed vibe to your look..
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A little bit of shimmer can make all the difference for the ladies – whether it’s a blingy accessory from Shaze or some gilded eyeshadow from Maybelline.