With blue skies in the forecast and a killer lineup of music on the schedule, we’ve got the packing list you’ll need if your travel plans include going to Austin for South By Southwest. The SXSW festival is known for its fabulous display of fashion ranging from head-to-toe denim to super digital hipsters. Either way, you’ll need some special pieces to dance the night away, as well as chic daytime staples to sport at the music conferences.
SXSW Packing List
Leather Mini Skirt
Mason Zipper Detail Leather Mini Skirt, $585
The versatility of a leather mini skirt should not be underestimated - it goes with t-shirts and blouses just the same!
Joe's Jeans Sun Faded Shirtall, $248
A denim romper is a great go-to piece you can wear multiple times - change the accessories to get different looks.
Tom Ford Josephine Sunglasses, $380
Cool sunglasses are probably the most important thing for a music festival so be sure to pack these in your carry-on.
Yves Saint Laurent Volume Effet Faux Cils Mascara In Majorelle Blue, $30
If you're in a hurry, mascara in a fun color like blue or violet is a great way to freshen up your look before going out.
Stacked Heel Boots
Rag & Bone Leather Kinsey Boots, $570
Stacked heel boots go with cut-off shorts, skinny jeans and mini skirts making them a must-have for any festival.
Maison Martin Margiela T-Shirt, $1175
Sequins always rules at any dance party so be sure to pack an embellished t-shirt so you're prepared.
Perforated Leather Jacket
Rebecca Taylor Perforated Leather Jacket, $1195
Since the temperatures will fall after dark, be sure to pack a lightweight leather jacket (perforated is the new trend!).
NARS Funny Face Semi-Matte Lipstick, $26
Pair a bold lip with barely-there eye makeup for a fresh look.
3.1 Philip Lim Mini Pashli Bag, $850
A mini purse is the best way to bring everything you need, but without the burden of a big shoulder bag.
R13 Mid-Rise Skinny Jeans, $325
A dark denim wash will go with light or dark tops, so pack a few pairs so you always have an easy backup outfit.
Stella McCartney Linda Wedge, $485
Style these white sandals with a bright pedicure and a sundress for a casual daytime look.