Australia’s Big Day Out Festival in Melbourne was steaming with hot temperatures and even hotter outfits, thanks to the adventurous Lily Allen. The electropop singer showed her support for the nation’s holiday dressed up in a thigh-grazing, Australian-flag print kaftan, which was topped off with a shaggy hairdo.
Normally we hesitate at costume-y frocks, but we’re loving the new wave of festival fashion that Lily, along with daring trendsetters like Little Boots and Paloma Faith, has perfected. Back in Sydney, Lily seduced the crowd wearing a technicoloured, butterfly-print minidress. The Sydney show had a crowd of 53,000 music lovers, but we’re thinking it was still pretty easy to spot Ms Allen even from the back of the festival grounds.
Want to pull off the Big Day Out look like Lily? Try for a bright, bold-printed dress, but keep the length short so you don’t look like a walking lava lamp. Add some playful make-up with a straight-out-of-bed hairstyle, and you’re ready to rock out.
By Monica Derevjanik