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Fashion in the Fog: The Many Layers of Outside Lands Style

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Nearly 50 years ago, the Mamas and the Papas sang, "If you're going to San Francisco, be sure to wear some flowers in your hair." Outside Lands concert-goers flatly rejected that suggestion last weekend at the Bay Area's largest music festival. Flower crowns may be a fixture on the summer music scene, but most SF revelers opted for hats, wigs, and braids. And that wasn't the only fashion choice separating OSL from the rest of the festival circuit.

Scorching temperatures at Coachella, Lollapalooza, and Bonnaroo tempted music fans to channel the '70s in their airiest macrame looks, but San Francisco's fog and chill made a compelling case for festival layering. This year, crowds honed a warmer version of the retro vibe with faux fur, fringe, double denim, and luxe textures. (Velvet, leather, and buffalo plaid in August? In Golden Gate Park, it's practically required.) Click through the gallery above for all the best looks from the three-day concert.