January 21, 2021

They Are Wearing: Lollapalooza

CHICAGO — Mother Nature posed quite the daily fashion challenge for the hundreds of thousands of Lollapalooza festivalgoers at Chicago’s Grant Park last weekend. From severe thunderstorms on Day One — forcing an emergency evacuation of the park — to cool fall-like temps on Day Two to 80-degree sunny summer weather by Day Three, the festival street style was as diverse as the music lineup. “I had to run out and buy a sweater,” noted one gal, who flew in from San Francisco for Lollapalooza, which kicked off its four-day run on Thursday and concluded Sunday.
Depending on the day and weather forecast, festival wardrobe mainstays — halter tops, shorts, rompers, breezy dresses and combat boots — were paired with denim jackets, long-sleeve Ts, faux-fur coats, leggings and puffy coats. Otherwise, they were worn alone, weather permitting. Even Lollapalooza creator Perry Farrell was spotted looking chic and warm in a tailored denim studded blazer, skinny jeans and rainbow-accented Gucci loafers. New looks seen throughout the grounds this season included oversize kimonos, baggy and skinny overalls, car suits, cropped wide-cut pants, in printed fabric and denim, and sports team apparel jackets and jerseys. This year marked the 26th anniversary of Lollapalooza and the

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