You guys have heard me talking about the Governors Ball for some for time now. It was my first music festival—in my favorite city in the world—and I had a blast!

The 3 day long festival was packed with interesting fashion choices and I thought why not share what I wore! I spent the Wednesday before shopping in NYC, looking for the perfect things to wear. Since I would be heading to Europe after the festival, I had to be very strategic about what I purchased because my suitcase could only fit so much. So I opted for a lot of pieces that I could wear with multiple outfits (although I did buy 2 pair of the same shorts. Why not?!)

Check out what I wore to the Governors Ball!

Day 1

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I absolutely LOVED this dress. I felt more beautiful than I’ve felt in an outfit in a long time. And it must have shown because I had my picture taken SO many times. (I even ended up on the front page of HuffPost Style!)

Given that this was my first festival, I wasn’t sure if a maxi dress would be appropriate. But like I said, I felt so beautiful in it that I decided I didn’t care. The dress is technically backless, but I opted to wear a bra with it so that it skewed a little less formal. Someone stopped me and expressed that she had tried the dress on and decided not to buy it because it was backless. She was really impressed with my choice to “create” my own back. I styled it with a simple flower headband, a little bit of gold jewelry and a black fringe bag. For my shoes, I wore a pair of black ankle booties with gold hardware.

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Maxi Dress: Necessary Clothing | Bag: Necessary Clothing | Headband: Urban Outfitters | Midi Rings: Claire’s

Day 2

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After day 1, I decided I wanted to wear something a little more “traditional” in the way of music festivals but that was still fun and unique. I opted for a pair of black cut off shorts and a custom tank top I had recently been gifted from the folks over and Bow & Drape. I loooove this top. I think it’s so cute and fits my personality so well. Who doesn’t love food?! Sequins paired with a gold detailed headband and a little black lipstick and I was good to go!

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Shorts, Shoes, & Bag: Necessary Clothing | Top: c/o Bow & Drape | Headband: Urban Outfitters

 Day 3

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I loved this outfit because it mixed so many different prints. The floral and Aztec print combined with the bold statement necklace made for so much visual interest. I was able to grunge it up and give it that “festival” look by adding in a little black lipstick.

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Shorts & Shoes: Necessary Clothing | Top: Forever 21 | Bag: c/o Bijuju Boutique | Crop Top: Lila’s Shoes

 Overall, I had a GREAT time at the Governors Ball. I got to listen to great music, eat some great food and do it all with a great phone. I can’t wait until the next music festival. Who’s up for Coachella?!