With the 50th Anniversary of the New Orleans Jazz Fest as the creme de la creme, it's shaping up to be the best festival season ever. From creole tomatoes to crawfish to cajun music to avant-guard art, there's something for everyone and no city does it better. Grab a hat, comfortable shoes, and a few friends; it's an action-packed schedule and we're celebrating in style.
Stand above the rest this season (while still being comfortable) in a colorful braided sandal.
Elongating stripes are an easy option for a day filled with tunes, food, and drinks.
Satisfy those inevitable sugar cravings with this sweet pair of earrings.
Don't sweat the rising temps! Stay cool in this ruffle dress, offered at Sosusu.
These over-sized earrings (found at Joseph) are a head turning festival must.
Keep your belongings safe in a bold pack from Lukka Boutique.
When life gives you lemons, purchase a pair of beaded earrings.
For those cooler nights, this long-sleeved top is a comfortable and chic choice.
You won't blend into the crowd in this camouflage jumpsuit from Hemline.
Show your New Orleans pride at your next festival with a fitting clutch.
Protect your skin all weekend long in a fun, floppy hat. The sun has nothing on you!
This patterned skirt proves that you don't have to sacrifice style when you're in festival mode.
No matter which festival you're attending, an easy dress is always a great bet.
Sandals are a smart choice during festival season (lots of walking!) and this pair from Prada is not only cute, but functional.
Welcome guests to New Orleans with a sweet and fitting card.
Make a statement while you fest in these Ranjana Khan earrings, available at Joseph.
Keep your shoulders safe from the rays in a sweet Saloni dress from Sosusu.
A whimsical bag that also stores the essentials (with a top latch for extra protection) is our ideal festival carry-all.
Invest in a pair of shades that you can sport beyond festival season. This blue set will complement any outfit!
From the lawn to the beach, these earrings from Wildflower are a must-have accessory.
Beads make any outfit more fun. This multi-colored bag is ready to travel with you from stage to stage.
Better together, but just as sweet apart, this set from Pied Nu is an festival goer's dream outfit.
Keep your items secure in a deep (and adorable) bucket bag while you bounce around from performance to food and back again.
While tired feet are inevitable after a weekend of festing, a sturdy sneaker can cut discomfort in half.
Ulla Johnson strikes again with a breezy, versatile separate that can be worn all day in the sun then straight to dinner!
Shoes are often an afterthought while dressing. Arrange your outfit around these attention-grabbing sandals.
Ditch your everyday eyewear for a unique and limited edition pair.
A lost phone is sure to ruin your day. Keep it safe in a perfectly sized pouch, available at Lukka Boutique.
Designed in New Orleans, this set from Claudia Croazzo is ready for a summer chock-full of festivals.
This article appeared in our A-List 2019 issue.