50 Ways to Style That Tour Merch You’ve Been Buying All Summer

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50 Ways to Style That Tour Merch You’ve Been Buying All Summer
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This has been the summer of tour merch. Everyone from actual pop stars—Justin BieberKanye West—to people who just thought it would be fun to do a take-off on the model—hi, Bella and Gigi Hadid—have contributed to the veritable cornucopia of concert swag on offer of late, and if you don’t have at least one baseball cap/t-shirt/pair of sweatpants with someone’s face/tour name/album cover on it, who are you?

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Now that it’s fall, it’s too cold to step out in your go-to styling routine of matching whatever tour merch of the day with a pair of cutoffs, but you’re not about to be seen in public wearing your Rihanna tee with a cardigan over it. We repeat, you are not about to be seen in public (or private, for that matter), pairing a concert tee with a cardigan. Not OK.

Instead, try one of these pieces to effortlessly transition your tour merch haul from summer to fall—we’re feeling bomber jackets, leather leggings, perfect boots, and the best slip dresses in the world.

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Easy formula: Swap out this black tee for any of your perfect, coveted concert tees, add leather leggings and boots with just the right amount of heel, and get thee out the door tout suite. Done.

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Imitation Leather Pants, $34.99; at H&M

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Mango Leather Look Skinny Pant, $49; at ASOS

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7 For All Mankind Faux Leather Skinny Pants, $199; at Shopbop

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Leather Look Joggers with Tie, $57; at ASOS

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Lace-Up Leather Trousers, $345; at Scotch & Soda

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Agnes Boot, $575; at Rag & Bone

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Laminated Ankle Boots, $89.90; at Zara

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Stella McCartney Tortoiseshell Block-Heel Faux-Leather Ankle Boots, $665; at Matches

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Ricki Metallic Leather Ankle Boot, $130; at Nasty Gal

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Patent Sock Boots, $99.99; at Mango

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This intermediate-to-advanced styling is not for the weak spirited among us, but if you're feeling a bit quieter than a full-on crushed velvet slip dress with your best long-sleeved concert tee paired with a baseball cap and sneakers, leave off the hat or go with a different material for the dress. But—trust: It can be done.

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BOG Collective Crushed Velvet Lace Midi Slip Dress, $79; at Urban Outfitters

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ATM Fringe Trim Cami Dress, $450; at Blue & Cream

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Deep V Slip Dress, $216; at Revolve

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Intense Red Velvet Dress, $49.90; at Zara

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Aqua Crushed Velvet Slip Dress, $68; at Bloomingdale's

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Denim Girls Tour Hat, $30; at Sorella

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Faux Suede Baseball Cap, $9.90; at Forever 21

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Rag & Bone Marilyn Baseball Cap, $150; at Spring

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David & Young Faux Leather Ball Cap, $25; at Nordstrom

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Not Your Bae Cap, $30; at Danielle Guizio

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Canvas Old Skool Sneaker, $55; at Vans

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Puma Leather and Textile Sneakers, $44.99; at Saks Off 5th

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Nike Tennis Classic Sneaker, $90; at Nordstrom

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New Look Velvet Flatform Sneaker, $25; at ASOS

Converse Chuck Taylor Sneakers, $49.99; at Macy's

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Extremely easy way to take all your summer tees from high-80s to low-60s (and below): Layer, layer, layer. Whether you go with a mesh turtleneck for a warmer fall day or rock your Purpose tour shirt over a thin cashmere sweater, turtlenecks under tour tees are a fun way to go.

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Joseph Turtleneck, $140; at Misha Nonoo

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What The Neck Mesh Top, $52; at Nasty Gal

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J. Crew Tencel and Cashmere–Blend Turtleneck Sweater, $100; at Net-a-Porter

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Extra-Fine Merino Ribbed Turtleneck Sweater, $19.90; at Uniqlo

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Tissue Turtleneck T-Shirt, $34.50; at J. Crew

Easy as pie: Throw your favorite biker jacket over a tee snagged at a stadium tour (or a pop-up shop), add a leather mini, and top it all off with some oxfords. Out the door.

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Sarah Quilted-Sleeve Biker Jacket, $60; at BooHoo

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Faux Leather Biker Jacket, $69.90; at Zara

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Biker Jacket, $49.99; at H&M

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PeleCheCoco Leather Biker Jacket, $310; at Urban Outfitters

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Leather Biker Jacket, $199.99; at Mango

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Plus-Size Faux Leather Mini Skirt, $34; at Missguided

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Madewell Button-Front Leather Skirt, $198; at Shopbop

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Extreme High Rise (Minus the) Leather Mini Skirt, $49.90; at Express

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Obey Billie Black Vegan Leather Mini Skirt, $72; at Lulus

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Silence + Noise Vegan Leather Biker Mini Skirt, $69; at Urban Outfitters

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Zero + Maria Cornejo Kelia Leather Laceless Oxfords, $595; at Barneys

Steve Madden Raant Oxford, $79.99; at Nordstrom

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Hudson London Hadstone Woven Shoes, $129; at ASOS

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ASOS Mai Leather Brogues, $57; at ASOS

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Benjamin Oxfords, $59.95; at Steve Madden

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Bullseye Oxfords, $212; at Rogues

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