The Perfect Outfit: What To Wear To A Chili Cook-Off



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Combining street festivals, food, and music is one summer pastime we can't resist — really, who can? And if there’s one annual event we can rely on to bring the heat (literally), it's the DC 101 Chili Cook-Off. Celebrating its 33rd anniversary this year, the event combines a competition among the city’s chili masters with an all-day affair featuring sunshine and live tunes. The event even raises money for the National Kidney Foundation. Good food, good music, and a good cause? Yeah, we’re pretty sure that's the ultimate weekend trifecta.

On stage this year are veterans Incubus and Cake, along with a host of other new rock acts. And don’t worry if you’re feeling the music but aren't a chili fan — there will be lots of other food options to satisfy you. Bonus? We’ve gone ahead and picked out a perfect outfit to keep you comfy and cute for the all-day fest.

When: Saturday, May 12. Doors at 11 a.m.
Where: RFK Stadium, Lot 7, 2400 East Capitol Street NE. Tickets are $35 today; $60 at the gate.

From left: Mango Tie-Dye Denim Shirt, $49.99, available at Mango; Forever 21 Feather Fringe Necklace, $8.80, available at Forever 21; Topshop Moto High Waisted Hotpants, $64, available at Topshop; Illesteva Leonard Round-Frame Acetate Sunglasses, $165, available at Net-a-Porter; Benefit Benetint Lip Balm SPF 15, $20, available at Benefit Cosmetics; ASOS Dude Washed Canvas High Tops, $48.71, available at ASOS.