What to Wear to a Concert for Maximum Fun-Having and Minimum Discomfort

Front row, every show like a hype man.

One time, I lost everything—keys, wallet, phone—moshing at a Diarrhea Planet show when the strap of my bag snapped. Don't be like me. Instead, look to the following celebrities, whose concert outfits take more factors into account (i.e., jumping around in a crush of people) than simply standing around in VIP looking pretty, even though that is probably what they did. So here, 12 cool, dance-able ensembles, whether you're with the band or in GA.

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Dress + Sneakers

You might think a cutout dress would be a bold move in an environment with lots of strange bodies in close proximity, but in fear is no way to live. (Even though, as women, we often do think of how we dress might be perceived by those around us.) F*ck it, we say, and here's to wearing what you want to.

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Jacket + Jeans

You could very well be more comfortable in pants, though, paired with an oversize leather jacket and sneakers. Very cool, very nonchalant, and no matter who you're seeing, grime or garage house, you'll never look out of place.

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Jacket + Abs

And if you are seeing a person of interest, leave that jacket open to reveal a sheer bra and some bare stomach. Hey, sometimes subtlety can be overrated.

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Jacket + Dress

Slithery silk and fringe are both elements made to enhance movement.

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Trophy Jacket

Remember that it will be very dark too, so a topper with some shine will draw whatever light there is in, which is like you're *in* the band, which is infinitely better than being with the band.

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Tank + Jeans

Never a bad idea, especially when you're more interested in flailing around than carrying a jacket when it inevitably gets sweaty in the venue.

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No Pants, No Problem

With a big enough Aaliyah T-shirt, all things are possible, including getting home at 3 a.m. and flopping straight into bed (after taking off your makeup and attending to dental hygiene, of course).

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Double Denim

Probably because it is Zoë Kravitz wearing it, I am suddenly very into the idea of a denim vest with jeans and sneakers and what looks to be a fanny pack loosened to the last notch. Because even though I might still be anti-cross-body in fashion applications, there are still some situations when it's best to be totally hands-free.

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Non-Skinny Jeans

Don't throw them away yet, but denim with some give is much cooler now.

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A Suit?

Not a suit in the stiffest, suit-iest sense of the word, but a top and bottoms in a matching color and fabric. With dad sneakers and *without* a top underneath, co-ords are an easy way to look put together even if you've just lost all your belongings to a mosh pit (based on true events).

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A Shirt Buttoned Up to Your Chin

Yeah, but a *sheer* shirt.

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A Miniskirt

Great with a sweatshirt and sneakers. Great with a T-shirt and boots. Great with anything, really.

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