Chi-Style: 11 Easy Pieces To Pack For Pitchfork

Coachella may be modeled on Woodstock, but Pitchfork's parentage is decidedly more punk rock. While Coachella kids are happy to Hula-Hoop the day away, Pitchfork is all about the music — and with a lineup that runs the gamut from Björk to Lil B, you can bet the world's most in-the-know indie rockers will be converging on Chicago's Union Park this year.
Since dressing for the world's coolest festival calls for a look that's more hipster than hippie chick, we teamed up with H&M to bring you the definitive Pitchfork-style guide — that's three days of killer style to take you from Frankie Rose to R. Kelly.
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Click on to find everything you need for your weekend in Chi-town. If only fighting your way to the front for M.I.A.'s set were this easy.
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The cool-girl crop top: A crisp shade of white and perfectly placed cutouts make this a step up from your standard cropped tee.

H&M Bustier in Jersey, $24.95, available at H&M.
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The printed pant: Stay ahead of the curve with the trend of summer — trust us, even the most seasoned music snob will dig 'em.

H&M Ankle-Length Pants, $34.95, available at H&M.
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The (mercifully) flat sandal: Because hopping on the CTA is so much easier when you're not hobbling in heels.

H&M Leather Sandals, $49.95, available at H&M.
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The printed minidress: That Windy City thing? Totally overrated. Temps are expected to soar during Pitchfork weekend — consider it the perfect excuse to get those gams out of hiding.

H&M Dress, $12.95, available at H&M.
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The statement sunnies: Equally effective against the sun's rays and Björk's light show.

H&M Sunglasses, $7.95, available at H&M.
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The graphic tee: Don't be surprised if Solange asks where you got it.

H&M Checkerboard Top, $24.95, available at H&M.
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The cutoff short: You will literally not be admitted, to any festival, without a pair of jean shorts. We love these, because they're soft and comfy the second you slip 'em on.

H&M Distressed Denim Shorts, $24.95, available at H&M.
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The black ankle boot: The ultimate rock 'n' roll footwear — best worn to the Swans set, with an indie-rock sneer.

H&M Ankle Boots, $34.95, available at H&M.
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The neon bag: Featuring a handy crossbody strap, so you can throw your hands in the air when DJ Rashad drops the beat.

H&M Shoulder Bag, $14.95, available at H&M.
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The baseball cap: Leave the floppy-brimmed hippie hat to those other festivals. This year, our favorite topper is a gray-flannel update to an all-American classic.

H&M Wool Blend Cap, $12.95, available at H&M.
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Wave the white flag: Trust us — white polish is the new neon. And, it's twice as eye-catching. Note: This is the only makeup we can guarantee will stand up to a Chi-town summer day.

H&M Nail Polish, $4.95, available at H&M.

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