Winter on the Rocks, featuring Major Lazer and Damien Marley, is just one day away, and that means it's time to pick out what to wear. Many Red Rocks shows involve a lot of bare stomachs, bright colors and flower crowns. But Winter on the Rocks is, obviously, in January. Although it has felt like summer the past few days, Friday looks like it'll be in the 30s with some wind. And while there will certainly be some heat generated by the crowd and the lights, breaking out your neon-green bra and sparkle leggings may not be the wisest choice. Instead, we've come up with some classic looks that can be modified to keep you from freezing while you dance to Major Lazer.
Instead of: Sparkly jumpsuits Wear: The sparkly jumpsuit BUT put some long-johns under it, and instead of fingerless gloves, go with a pair of warm mittens.
Instead of: A fur bra and bare midriff
Wear: Fur everything. Fur sweater, fur pants, those brightly colored fur boots people always wear to shows. Even a fur hood like the one in the picture will do. However, if you decide to scoff at our advice and wear just a bra, make it a fur one.
Instead of: Not wearing a shirt Wear: A shirt. Maybe put a hoodie over that shirt and bring a jacket with you. Layering is probably the best idea here.
Instead of: Wearing one of those beaded face-mask things Wear: A beanie, or even a gaper. The beads will freeze and then your face will freeze. Go with a knit beanie instead.
Instead of: Dressing like an Arctic panda Wear: That exact thing. It's probably pretty warm and works well with the "winter" theme. You go, panda-suit dude.
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