With more than 100,000 concertgoers stalking the streets of Austin, TX, for SXSW, music was priority numero uno. But fashion was a close second, with the festival's main drag, 6th Street, transformed into a catwalk of sorts for the hip young things that invaded the Texas capital.
Many different styles were on display, from casual summer wear to chic ensembles ready for a night out. This year's trends? Stripes, long-sleeve button-up denim shirts, the classic rock'n'roll leather jackets, wayfarer shades, and any item of clothing that shows off the tattoos.
Here, SPIN style director Nick Pastula picks his 16 hottest looks.
(Some fans were styled with accessories and Havaianas flip-flops.)
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