Rave Fashion Is a Mess These Days

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Matt Oliver
By: Mary Grace Cerni
Anyone who's been to giant electronic dance music parties knows that "rave fashion" is something of an oxymoron.

Traditionally, raves are a space people can be free to wear whatever they want. That's great! Except, not really, because it makes horrible fashion mistakes acceptable. And so you see Rastafarian colors mixed with nipple pasties mixed with Hello Kitty gear and tutus. You see Hindu symbols mixed with Native American headdresses, fuzzy boots and neon. And somehow people manage to be naked on top of all that.

Ack!

Below, we run down some specific raver fashion faux pas and tell you how to fix yoself.

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Timothy Norris
Slutty + Cartoons = Just Stop

At raves these days the sexualization of beloved children's cartoon characters is in full effect; everyone from Minnie Mouse to Mario and Luigi is getting the "sexy" treatment (no, seriously, we've seen this).

We're glad you have a great bod, but putting the faces of animated icons on your ta-tas sends a confusing message.

Maybe you were into wearing Hello Kitty tees as a toddler, but doing so in bikini form just makes it look like some perverted fantasy.

Our advice

There's a way to do this that's a bit more discrete. Check this outfit out. It says, "I'm whimsical and fun" and leaves it at that.

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21 comments
estefaniarendon
estefaniarendon

Can you say Pobre gente Lol.. Sad Sad Sad ..lol And ..... 

To the person claiming these people are lame and your days where better..The hole rave scene is out of style get outta here!

tdf88nofx
tdf88nofx

The decline of western civilization continues, its sad really. And the music is terrible to put it nicely.

trvekvlt
trvekvlt

Well my last comment was deleted. But anywho why is this author hell bent on 'slut-shaming' the women on here. Is it really that awful if women express their sexuality? And why is it any of their business in the first place? I understand making fun of wacky fashion, but why does women's sexuality and how she should approach it ALWAYS the topic of conversation? 

trvekvlt
trvekvlt

Slut shaming is HILARIOUS! HAHAHAHAHAHAHA


tongue_twister_for_t
tongue_twister_for_t topcommenter

Get a job loser.  (and that comment is a laugh in and of itself especially in this economy.

24,400 homeless in Orange County CA

A pastor at a local church had 60 of them (homeless) come through his doors the other day.

tongue_twister_for_t
tongue_twister_for_t topcommenter

I saw a black guy today wearing what I classify as poop pants (he had his pants sagging down to almost his ankles) and he thinks that's sexy? All I could do was laugh.

BobLoblawsLawBlog
BobLoblawsLawBlog

Indeed, let's bring back jester hats and pacifiers (ugh). No, the slutty (whatever) works for me. Without that, who would look at your slide-shows of EDM or Burning Man?

Jamie Nicole Rocha
Jamie Nicole Rocha

These aren't ravers. These are kids who are hopping on the mainstream popularity train of Electronic music.

Josh English
Josh English

With quite a lack of ass. :-( It's all Miley's fault.

Arturo Angel Cabrera
Arturo Angel Cabrera

Those were the days. These kids ain't got shit on our raving days. Not even close.

Dana Wombles O'Brien
Dana Wombles O'Brien

I'm older now, (about 35) I was at my "rave peak" in the 90's to about 2006.... I thought my big ol Kik Wear and Jnco pants were the shit.. The sluttiest we got was a small tank top paired with phat jeans.... No vag or titties hanging out.

Nestor Jaimes
Nestor Jaimes

The reason they wear almost nothing is cuz the do MDMA Molly and get the sweats

Cristie Ann Paris
Cristie Ann Paris

They look like hypnotized sheep...I think Miley Cyrus is their idol..lmao

Ky Begley
Ky Begley

Kudos on acknowledging the cultural appropriation, but you're docked for the slut shaming.

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