Festival and party season is upon us. With a long list of outdoor events and parties like Synergy Festival and MCQP in and around the Mother City and AFROPUNK and the Black Coffee Block Party in Jozi; festival dressing should be the last thing to complicate your life. So simply apply a mix of comfort and stand-out pieces to dance your way into the new year.

For the days when you’re happy to put a pass on your mini skirts and shorts, take to a sweet metallic or island floral wrap skirt while leisurely sporting a pair of white sneakers.

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Look 1:

Play with a soft cotton, a denim-look shirt that simultaneously keeps you cool and covered, should there be a slight turn in the weather.

Sequin badge shirt, Woolworths, R450.

Make this lovable metallic midi wrap skirt the centre of all the attention and your look will instantly become #OOTD goals.

Woolworths, R450.

Complete this sporty look with a neutral baseball cap.

Woolworths, R180.

Get this platform espadrille sneakers, Woolworths, R399.

Look 2:

A classic tee with a touch of character always goes the distance no matter what you’re wearing. I chose this Mickey Mouse tee from the selection at Cotton On.

T-bar fox graphic t-shirt, Cotton On at Superbalist, R229.

Move freely and wrap it up in a simple floral mid-slit maxi which also doubles up as the gorgeous sarong for perfect beach days.

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Satin-like floral skirt, Spree, R349.

Throw some serious shade in your favourite pair of sunnies.

Cat eye sunglasses, MRP, R59.99.

And finally, round off your look in a pair of white high top sneakers.

Chuck Taylor All Star, Spree, R949.

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