Last night I went to the Carrie Underwood concert in Philadelphia. We had SO much fun. Scroll down for some pictures of the show, but first I want to show you what I wore. Important things, ya know!?!
I actually get asked what to wear to a concert from time to time, so this is the perfect opportunity to write a post about it!
What to wear to a concert is always a bit of a conundrum. Of course, it largely depends on the weather, the location, and the style of music, but this is pretty much a standard concert outfit for me.
Outfit Details: Faux Leather Moto Jacket $145 | similar camo top $35 (another option $12)
black ripped jeans $188 (cheaper $49) | similar booties
moto hobo $325 (I actually recommend a crossbody for concerts)
The exception is the bag. I actually carried a crossbody bag, and I highly recommend that. You will be standing up much of the time, and you definitely don’t want a bulky bag to contend with. When I took these pictures, I wasn’t thinking about what I’d actually carry to the concert. I was thinking about what looked good with the outfit. 🙂
When I go to a music concert, I’m going for a cool, edgy vibe, and jeans and a t-shirt are pretty much a given. Layers are generally a good idea because you never know if it will be cold or not inside your venue. If it’s an outdoor concert, then you need to pay close attention to the weather forecast.
I didn’t want to deal with a bulky jacket in the arena, so I wore this a moto jacket over a long-sleeve t-shirt. I wore the jacket until we got to our seats, and then I took it off when it started to warm up. I just held it when we were seated, and when we were standing, I hung it over the front of my chair.
Carrie is partnering with Carnival Cruiselines and Operation Homefront on an initiative designed to support military families. These dog tags are available for purchase at merchandise stands at all Storyteller Tour stops as well as on board the fleet of Carnival ships. All proceeds go to Operation Homefront. You can see more about it in this video.
Because the concert supports military families, I figured it was the perfect opportunity to break out my camo.
I picked up this top at an online shop called Lulu’s a few weeks ago. There is a short-sleeved version available now. For size reference, I’m wearing a medium. Or Target has one HERE, and it’s just $12.99.
Comfortable shoes are also a must for concerts because there is often a long walk from the parking lot to the conference venue, and once you get to the concert, you stand most of the time. These booties are from The Walking Company, and they are super comfortable. They have plenty of support for hours of standing and dancing.
I had such a great time with these girls last night.
Carrie puts on a great show. She sang many of her favorites like Before He Cheats and Blown Away.
I also love her gritty new song, Choctaw County Affair. But my favorite song she sang was Something In the Water. I know from hearing her interviewed that she is a confessing Christian, and that song puts her testimony right out there front and center. It was the perfect way to end the show.
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Disclosure: I was provided with concert tickets and dog tags in exchange for coverage of the partnership between Carrie Underwood, Carnival Cruiselines, and Operation Homefront. Also, this post contains affiliate links. For more information on what that means, see my About Page: Blog Monetization and Disclosure.