What To Wear To SXSW 2019

I stopped by Studio 512 yesterday to chat all about how to create your unique outfits for SXSW. Austin’s biggest event starts this Friday, March 8, and no matter if you’re looking to network, party, or do a bit of both, I have styling tips and outfit ideas to inspire looks you’ll love for the ten days of fun, learning, and connecting.

Watch the video below to learn:

  • 3 outerwear pieces that are perfect additions to your SXSW outfit

  • how to keep your look business-appropriate and party-friendly

  • what shoes to choose to keep yourself comfortable and stylish during SXSW

  • the simple trick to wearing heels during SXSW

  • how to make yourself stand out in the right ways during networking

  • the types of bags to bring to SXSW

  • the trend color that’s a perfect addition to your SXSW outfit

  • the perfect accessory to add to your outfit all week long

  • how to balance statement pieces with neutrals in your outfit

And as always, I would love to hear from you! Leave me a comment below and tell me what you’re planning on wearing for SXSW 2019.

Happy Styling!

Xx.

R

SHOTS of STYLE at SXSW

Celebrating SXSW through the women who bring it style. 


Jacqueline Reynolds

Raquel Greer Gordian shows Jacqueline Reynolds' outfit for SXSW.

Lauren Dyer

Raquel Greer Gordian exhibits Lauren Dyer's outfit for SXSW.

Grace Yoon

Raquel Greer Gordian shows an image of Grace Yoon's mirrored sunglasses, off-the-shoulder top, jeans, leather moto jacket, and booties for SXSW.

Camilla Yates

Raquel Greer Gordian displays Camilla Yates' at SXSW rocking some New Balance sneakers with a printed shift dress. 

Abby Drake, Clara Divincenzo, Maddie Picone

Raquel Greer Gordian displays the SXSW outfits of Abby Drake, Clara Divincenzo, and Maddie Picone.

SASHA SAMOCHINA

Raquel Greer Gordian shows an image of Sasha Samochina sporting some printed shorts, leather booties, and sunglasses for SXSW.

Sara Hussey

Raquel Greer Gordian depicts Sara Hussey at SXSW wearing a button-up denim skirt, white tee, sunglasses, and brown booties.

Daunte Billups

Raquel Greer Gordian displays Daunte Billups' fun, bird-printed fit-and-flare dress at SXSW.

Chesen Schwethelm

Raquel Greer Gordian exhibits Chesen Swethelm having a good time at SXSW, wearing a gray infinity scarf with a denim jacket.

Lilla Cosgrove

Raquel Greer Gordian shows off Lilla Cosgrove's SXSW outfit, consisting of a blue shift dress, statement necklace, black leather sandals, and round sunnies.

Kris Fuentes

Raquel Greer Gordian displays a picture of Kris Fuentes' SXSW style.

Camila Martins

Raquel Greer Gordian exhibits the SXSW style of Camila Martins.

What I wore

Raquel Greer Gordian models a plaid blazer, chambray button-up, jeans, hoops, and some studded tan booties for SXSW.
Raquel Greer Gordian shows a glimpse of a SXSW attendee sporting a leather jacket and a statement belt.
Raquel Greer Gordian captures an image of a woman's SXSW style. 
Raquel Greer Gordian captures an image of a driver's SXSW style, even while cycling.

Now I would love to hear from you! Any favorites from this glimpse at this year's SXSW style? Leave a comment below and share some of your own SXSW looks!

SXSW STYLE

It's coming whether you want it to or not. Some of us look forward to it and others cringe at the idea of the crowds. No matter the category you fall in to, it's essential to be stylish at SXSW.

Whether you're sipping cocktails at a lounge or in a giant pack of people, your outfit should reflect your desired mood, the music, and the venue. So! Since you may be in need of something new for your event, I visited and photographed some of Austin's top shops for South By style.  

CHARM SCHOOL VINTAGE

2109 E Cesar Chavez 

IG @charmschoolvintage 

VIBE // Carefully Curated Looks for the Fashion Forward Woman 

Raquel Greer Gordian discusses how Charm School Vintage is a great option for tasteful, fashion forward looks.
Raquel Greer Gordian discusses how Charm School Vintage is a store that offers a selection of pieces that complement a fashion-forward style.
Raquel Greer Gordian discusses how Charm School Vintage has a vibe of carefully curated looks for fashion-forward women.
Raquel Greer Gordian discusses how Charm School vintage is a great choice for SXSW shopping.
Raquel Greer Gordian discusses how Charm School Vintage is a great option for SXSW shopping.
Raquel Greer Gordian discusses how you may be able to find some new, exciting pieces for SXSW at Charm School Vintage.
Raquel Greer Gordian discusses how Charm School Vintage offers a unique selection of pieces for your SXSW wardrobe.
Raquel Greer Gordian discusses how Charm School Vintage is a store where you can add some new pieces for your SXSW style.
Raquel Greer Gordian discusses how Charm School Vintage is a one-of-a-kind place where you can find some new pieces for SXSW.
Raquel Greer Gordian discusses how Charm School Vintage is one of Austin's top shops for SXSW shopping.
Raquel Greer Gordian discusses how is it important for your SXSW outfits to reflect your surroundings, and Charm School Vintage is a great place for you to find special pieces that can do that.

Blue Elephant

Central park, 4001 N LAMAR BLVD #510

IG @blueelephantboutique

VIBE // young & wild boho style 

Raquel Greer Gordian discusses how Blue Elephant is a great option for boho pieces to add to your SXSW style.
Raquel Greer Gordian discusses how Blue Elephant is a boutique that offers young, wild bohemian pieces.
Raquel Greer Gordian discusses how Blue Elephant offers the possibility of getting some new boho pieces for SXSW.
Raquel Greer Gordian discusses how Blue Elephant is a boutique that is a great option for SXSW shopping in Austin.
Raquel Greer Gordian discusses how Blue Elephant is a great shopping option for unique, boho clothing and lifestyle pieces. 
Raquel Greer Gordian discusses how Blue Elephant is a great place to find new boho-inspired pieces for your SXSW style.
Raquel Greer Gordian discusses how Blue Elephant is a boutique where you can find some new boho garments and accessories to style before SXSW.
Raquel Greer Gordian discusses how Blue Elephant is a boutique that exudes a vibe of youth and bohemian style.
Raquel Greer Gordian discusses how Blue Elephant is a great shopping option for a woman with a boho style.

SUNROOM 

2324 S Lamar BLVD 

IG @_sunroom_

VIBE // MINIMALIST & MODERN WEARABLE ART 

Raquel Greer Gordian discusses how Sunroom is a place where one can find minimalist, modern wearable art for SXSW.
Raquel Greer Gordian discusses how Sunroom is a great SXSW shopping option for a minimalist, fashion-forward woman.
Raquel Greer Gordian discusses how Sunroom offers a great selection of minimalist, artistic pieces to add to your SXSW wardrobe. 
Raquel Greer Gordian discusses how Sunroom is a place where you can find minimalist, chic pieces that will add to your SXSW style.
Raquel Greer Gordian discusses how Sunroom is a boutique that exudes a minimalistic style.
Raquel Greer Gordian discusses how Sunroom is a great boutique that offers a selection of minimalistic pieces for your SXSW style.
Raquel Greer Gordian discusses how Sunroom is one of Austin's top shops for SXSW shopping.
Raquel Greer Gordian discusses how Sunroom is a minimalistic boutique where you can find some new clothes and accessories that will add to your SXSW style.

Now I would love to know! How did you prep for SXSW this year? Any questions? Make sure to leave a comment below and tell me what you found at some of Austin's top shops!