What To Wear To A Concert, Your Official Guide

From Beyonce to Elton John

You’ve managed to get tickets to your favourite singer or band, but now is the hard part: trying to figure out what to wear that’ll have you feeling comfortable and warm while suiting the overall vibe of the night.

Below, your official guide of what to wear to a concert, whether it’s Rihanna you’ll be singing along to or Ed Sheeran.

What to wear to a pop concert 

If you’re furiously dancing to ‘Single Ladies’, it’s going to get hot. Make sure you have an outfit that is both cool enough for a lot of sweaty people packed in a room, and keeps you warm on the way home (think a bomber jacket tied around your waist).


A crossbody bag 

The strap saves you from having to find somewhere safe to put it down. Make sure you just take the essentials so it’s not too heavy. 

Saddle mini, Mansur Gavriel, $850


A slip dress

Always in fashion, perfect with sneakers and will keep you nice and cool. Tick, tick, tick.

Mila Slip Dress, Paris Georgia Basics, $273

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No one wants to be wearing heels and standing for upwards of 3 hours. Thankfully, sneakers are more on trend than ever.

Nike Air Max 97, $250, 


What to wear to a rock concert 

Opt for flats over heels, jeans over floral dresses and a messy bun over perfect curls.

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Black frayed hem jeans

Or, if it’s warm out, cut-off denim shorts for the win.

Zara Bootcut Asphalt Jeans, $69.95,



A failsafe essential. 

T by Alexander Wang cropped stretch cotton-jersey T-shirt, $102,

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Or anything flat and comfortable. 

Jensen leather boots, Acne Studios, $720, 


What to wear to a classical concert

You’re likely to be seated and in an indoor venue, meaning you can dress a lot nicer without having to worry about your feet aching or spilling red wine on your dress. Perfection.


Most colours and styles will suit, but don’t go for anything too short or revealing. 

Debutante Dress, Georgia Alice, $595,

debutante dress


Opt for a kitten heel to avoid any aches and pains.

Sabine suede slingback pumps, Ganni, $315,



For an easy but stylish look, pair a white shirt with jeans and a heel or boots.

Pintucked shirred cotton-poplin blouse, TIBI, $276,


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