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Pitchfork (Sunday) 2014

The three day festival in Chicago that attracts thousands of music lovers from all over the country, features genres of music such as indie rock, hip-hop, and electronica, Pitchfork 2014 did not disappoint.

I chose to join the madness Sunday out of the weekend to see some of my all time favorite artists Kendrick Lamar, Earl Sweatshirt, Schoolboy Q and Real Estate.

Planning the perfect outfit well in advanceĀ is unarguably one of the best parts of going to a summer music fest!

Here is what I chose below.

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Crop Top: Rue 21

Shorts: High-waisted, Hollister

Sandals: Ebay

Earrings & Ring: Wet Seal

Fanny Pack: Greenfields

Flower headband: Wet Seal

Let’s take a look at some of the best trends most prominent among the many bohemian festival goers…

“Odd Future” tank tops dedicated to Earl Sweatshirt were infinite throughout the mass crowds

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Fisherman hats in all colors and patterns…

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It’s no secret that the infamous Chuck Taylor’s have made a well-established comeback, but only a few could be found with unique designs

 

 

 

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Tribal shirts and Men’s Chinos found in an array of pastel colors were all the craze

 

 

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As well as the classic tropical… (insert whimsical pattern here)… button down shirts

 

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Some of the most memorable moments was when Grimes played “Genesis” and “Oblivion”, two of her top hits from the album “Visions (2012)”. The feeling was hypnagogic as I closed my eyes to let every note sink into my whole being. Any frequent festival goer can relate that there is no better feeling than hearing one of your favorite songs performed live…especially in a summer laid-back ambiance known as Union Park in Chicago surrounded by people with the same musical devotion.

Grimes performing below.

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The crowd was previously more hype as people were being violently pushed from side to side as Earl Sweatshirt dominated the stage with songs like “VCR” and (my personal favorite) “WHOA”.

Earl Sweatshirt performing below as Pitchfork workers attempt to control the rambunctious crowd.

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Other performers that attracted the biggest turn out was DJ Spinn, Slowdive and DIIV.

 

Oh yes, this will be going down as a top event of summer 2014.

 

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