The 13 Best Looks From Afropunk Fest

Photographed by Melodie Jeng.
This year, Afropunk returned to Brooklyn for its tenth year — and it was better than ever. The annual free two-day fest in Commodore Barry Park hosted not just a wide variety of musical acts, but a crowd of spectators who stood out for their stellar street style. This was not a showcase of your average festival fashion — the cutoffs, crop tops, and flower crowns seen on the crowds at Coachella and Lollapalooza got a serious upgrade. Instead, there were brightly colored turbans, bold jewelry, and some seriously wild prints. Patterned dresses were a plenty, as were drop-crotch pants and denim vests. Plus, the beauty looks were on point, ranging from playful up-dos to simple, naturally styled locks. The scene was diverse, vibrant, and certainly filled to the brim with major players in the street-style game. Ahead, some of the best looks from the fest. You've never seen festival style like this.
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Poet, writer, and actress Brilyahnt rocks the perfect high-low ensemble, mixing a Zara jacket with a Versace necklace.
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Is there anything cooler than light pink overalls? Carina Gomez sports her ASOS pair with a vintage sweater and a classic pair of Vans.
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Would you believe artist Elan Ferguson made that amazing skirt herself? Major clothing envy!
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Iris Thijssen opted for a full denim look (from Santana Jeans) and fun accessories, including yellow Woody sunglasses and green Havaianas.
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Her hair is to die for, but we're seriously obsessed with Jocelyn Ward's maroon American Apparel bodysuit and loose, light-wash jeans.
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Model Jourdana Phillips shows off her legs for days in a classic pair of cutoffs, a printed Urban Outfitters tank, and an oversized sweater from Topshop.
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Latisha Daring, the blogger behind Global Style Gypsy, sports a sleek pair of white culottes with a vintage top and rag & bone jean jacket.
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Model and student Lilliana Crosdale opted for an all-black ensemble— but we can't stop admiring her fabulous patterned turban.
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Jewelry designer Reign Apiim shows off her eclectic style with a patterned yellow dress, bright blue socks, and an array of vibrant accessories.
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Shakeera Bacon, a model and stylist, selected a more comfortable look with green drop-crotch pants, a white tank, and a classic denim vest.
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Look at that leather! Sydney Vann kills her street-style game in a black pants-skirt combination with a bright red crop top.
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Following her performance at the festival, Tecla struck a pose in her white crop top, coordinating loose pants, and turquoise clogs. Oh, and check out those double buns.
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Vintage store owner Tyonne Johns traveled all the way from Washington D.C. to show off her personal style with a patterned ensemble, jean vest, and a pair of Toms.
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