Six Rave Fashion Trends You Need to Know

by Susanna Wallner on July 13, 2016

Dizzying, trippy, sexy, or downright odd; there are a slew of different ways one can perceive modern rave fashion wear or club wear, but with so much stimulation going on in this segment of the fashion industry, it makes sense that it can all become rather confusing for anyone trying to throw together the perfect ensemble. It seems this world filled with dancing until the sun comes up, light shows, and music that will make anyone move their body to the beat is rather convoluted at times.

Do you wear lingerie with an Indian Headdress, or a sexy mesh bodysuit? Well we’ve got all the answers you need for the 2016 season for sexy club wear with six simple tips on what to wear for any night out in the club.

From pasties to crop tops with alien decorative print design patterns, the alien design trend is most definitely as hot as it’s been in years past and for good reason. When we hit the dance floor in the club or at a rave, we want our outfits to match out mindset, so when you’re having an out of this world time you have to dress the part. It may sound a bit cliché, but this style is really to tell the world that we’re not alone in the universe, making this a quintessential part of the rave community, and thus a staple in rave fashion trends for 2016.

Mesh is also a hot ticket item throughout many facets of the fashion world as of late and there’s no sign of it slowing down any time soon. Mesh bodysuits, shirts, leggings, and even shoes are all over the place and rave and house festivals all over the world right now. Mesh has a certain sex appeal and versatility that allows you to make a mesh piece your main focus point or a good base for a more complex outfit. Want freedom and comfortability? Then try out a see through mesh dress. Want to cover up a bit more, use the same mesh dress with a sexy string bikini underneath matched with a set of leg straps. In any case, you simply can’t go wrong with mesh.

Sexy, stylish, and comfortable is the calling card of the sexy skirt. This formidable sexy rave fashion essential allows you to dance all night at any club or rave while making sure you don’t overheat throughout the night. With skirts, the possibilities to customize and complete your perfect outfit is nearly endless. Vinyl see through neon skirts are perfect if you’re trying to be bold, brash, and colorful. Short pleated schoolgirl skirts allow you to try on a sexy yet more muted outfit. At the end of the day, a skirt is simply essential in terms of versatility and comfortability at any afterhours club.

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One of the hottest trends in the rave fashion world right now is leg warmers. Yes, these stylish accessories that decades ago were all the rage with moms everywhere as they watched 80s TV workout shows is back with a vengeance. But rather than stealing a bland old pair of your Moms dirty dancers, it will be worth your while to upgrade your outfit with a wild and colorful modern pair of your own! With eccentric new colors and designs to choose from, one of the most popular styles of leg warmers in the rave fashion scene today are called Fluffies. Each pair features eye-catching colors, patterns and designs that run throughout faux fur material that allows you to wear whichever pair of shoes or boots you decide on underneath them to fit your comfort needs. It’s truly versatile, and only expands your possibilities while matching and pairing up the rest of your outfit. You’d truly be hard pressed to go to a club and not see a few partygoers rocking a colorful set of fluffies.

Crazy light displays and shows at afterhours clubs entrance and enchant throughout the entire evening, but don’t you ever wish you can BECOME part of the act? That’s what millions of people just like yourself have wondered in recent years, and finally your vision can become reality! The rave fashion industry has been on the forefront of encouraging LED bras, shirts, gloves, legging, and more, all of which add the much desired personal flare in each concert everyone craves. This isn’t just a fashion trend either; it’s pure performance art when thousands come together to light up the night together!

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Finally, here’s a big “no-no,” to leave you with: it’s always nice to dress up in high end designer clothes if you’re hitting a swanky cocktail party or more refined after hours lounge, but in the rave subculture, it’s best to leave the Armani tie on the door. Designer fashion has found its way on the outs in recent years with more and more partygoers preferring to go with fabrics and clothing that allow for easier movement in flexibility while showing off their moves in a large crowd. Not only that, but with drinks flying all over the place, sweat pouring down your face, and people bumping into you the entire night, you’re most likely going to ruin whatever pricey piece you’re wearing. Take it from a pro, leave the high end fashion behind.
At the end of the day, modern rave fashion is ever-changing.

This iconic subculture has seen baggy jeans, parachute pants, frosted tips, and a whole lot more throughout the years, but as the calendar continues to turn, more provocative and head turning trends have continued to emerge, with a few remaining for years on end. From sexy skirts to alien print designs, it’s always fun to try and experiment with new and exciting outfits that will be sure to turn heads, and with these simple fashion tips, you’ll be well on your way to creating the perfect ensemble for your next wild night out.


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