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.
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