Photo by George Martinez
With the rise of the ubiquitous Internet, street fashion trends rolled in, heavy and dark like a storm cloud, over the style world. Instead of dressing sorta like supermodels on the catwalk, we had to start wearing exactly whatever some fashion editor in Italy was sporting.
There's something so liberating about going to an event like Ultra Music Festival. Certainly, each year, some looks are more "in" and some are more "out," but there is a lax unity, an agreement, that you can get away with wearing whatever you want. You don't have to fake looking like Alexa Chung, you can kandi or bro, or you can just you.
Even so, there are things that uniformly trended this year at Ultra. And we took note of the top seven fashion statements of 2013.
Photo by Liz Tracy
7. Like Diamonds on Your Face
People's mugs are shimmering with crystals this year in downtown Miami. Face jewels add the perfect glamorous element to an ensemble, without the pressure of losing something pricey in a dusty field filled with ravers. Unlike wearing your grandmother's pearls, you can sweat these off, and your mom won't hate you forever.