Street Style at Squamish Valley Music Festival 2014

From pineapple prints to plaid to flower beards (yes, flower beards), style stars shone as brightly as the sun at this year’s Squamish Valley Music Festival

Credit: Felice Bisby

Festival fashion is a style all its own

Where young and adventurous music lovers gather, so does some outrageous fashion. From fruity purses to flower beards, this weekend’s Squamish Valley Music Festival revealed a number of cutting edge trends. Here are nine that caught our attention.


Anna, Grade 1 Teacher, Vancouver

Dress: Urban Outfitters
Boots: Sam Edelman
Purse: Marc Jacobs
Ring: Barefoot Contessa
Festival prep: Wear comfortable, fun and cool clothing.

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Aleesha, Vancouver Sun writer and style blogger, Vancouver

Hat and dress: H&M
Shoes: Vintage Aldo
Bag: Mansur Gavriel
Jewellery: Dear You
Festival prep: Google and Pinterest festival fashion and think ahead for the temperature
Festival fashion trend: Rocking out is required at a festival and these semi-precious stones fit the bill.

Aleesha’s blog: Covet & Acquire

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Allison, Style Blogger, Vancouver

Outfit: Denim & Supply Ralph Lauren
Sunglasses: Urban Outfitters
Festival prep: Listen to the music and check out the set lists
Festival fashion trend: Tie a lightweight plaid shirt around your waist for when the sun finally goes down.

Allison’s blog: Styling My Life

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Oliver, Graphic Illustrator, Sydney, Australia

Hat: Profound Aesthetic
Sunglasses: Tom Ford
Shirt: H&M
Trousers: Today for Tomorrow
Shoes: Clae
Festival prep: Listen to the music and check out the set lists

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Randi, Nurse, Courtenay

Top: Sari top from Sri Lanka
Skirt: Thrift shop
Boots: Searle’s Shoes, Courtenay
Festival prep: Bought a ticket and looked for a ride on the ferry
Festival fashion trend: Crop tops keep you cool but are also killer hot and in fashion right now.

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Amber, UBC Bio Chem Student, Richmond

Hat: Forever 21
Glasses: From Venice Beach
Top: Forever 21
Shorts: Urban Outfitters
Shoes: Winners
Bag: Claire’s
Garland: Homemade
Festival prep: Stay hydrated

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Matt, Graphic Designer, Victoria and Max, Kwantlen Journalism Student, Vancouver

Matt’s suit: Value Village
Festival prep: Drank 17 litres of water and slept for 17 hours

Max’s suit: Salvation Army thrift store
Festival prep: 200 push-ups, played a grizzly bear at chess and watched every movie featuring Cameron Diaz

Festival fashion trend: Flower accessorizing – works for the boys too

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Gabby, Nurse, Vancouver and Kaleigh, Law Student, Vancouver


Flowers: Aldo
Sunglasses: Tory Burch
Top: Aritzia
Shorts: Simons, Montreal
Purse: Little Burgundy
Shoes: Nike
Festival fashion trend: Thanks to Prada, pineapples are everywhere from purses to prints.


Sunglasses: Tory Burch
Top: Forever 21
Headband and shorts: American Apparal
Boots: Wrangler
Festival prep: Shopped then modeled outfits for each other

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Brandon, Student, Courtenay

Outfit: Value Village
Festival prep: Pack and leave

Festival fashion trend: Mixing prints is still a huge trend, not just for festival dressing.