A butt-level view of music festival fashion in 2014

Editor: Kalyn Heffernan is a familiar voice to many regular readers of Backbeat. We've written about her band several times over the years. And this week, she's been sending us commentary on her third trip to Austin for SXSW. Read about why she still thinks it's worth it to go, and see every outfit she wore while there.

Today, we bring you her final dispatch: a festival fashion update from a butt-level view. "Flannels are in, leather is back, print is everywhere, shorts get shorter, it's okay for men to wear dresses," says Heffernan. "And jeans are still a thing."

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