Do your clothes say as much about your love of music as they do your love of fashion? Then it’s likely you have a rock style personality.

How to tell if you have a rock style personality

There is a lot of crossover between rock style and other style personalities such as the street or urban style personality.

You may also find that you are drawn to such styles as bohemian which has many roots in musical culture.

Not sure about your style personality? Take the fun style personality quiz!

Here are some signs that you have a rock style personality…

Your wardrobe is full of black

If I were to open your closet, I’d see a lot of black, black and more black. It’s definitely the color that dominates your outfits.

Donna wearing an all black outfit | 40plusstyle.com

Donna (above) adds elements from a number of different styles including classic, but her cuff shoes give her look a rock edge.

Check out this similar body-con dress, leopard print scarf, Kate Spade bag and cuff shoes to recreate her look.

You like a band tee

You’re happy to show off your musical tastes on your t-shirt.

But you won’t wear a band tee just to look cool.

It also has to authentically match your taste.

Ann wearing a graphic tee with jeans and boots | 40plusstyle.com

Ann (above) teams a slogan t-shirt with black jeans and booties.

She got her tee from ASOS where there are a lot of printed tees you can choose from.

Comfortable and edgy combine

Being comfy and edgy aren’t mutually exclusive.

Your style is predominantly casual, but with an edgy twist.

Comfortable and edgy combination in  an outfit | 40plusstyle.com

Grace (above) also combines different elements in her style by adding rock chick pants to her classic blazer.

Get this similar blazer, leopard print pants and sock booties.

Buckles and studs

While you won’t opt for overtly feminine embellishments like embroidery or frills, you do like to embellish your outfits and accessories with buckle and stud details.

A style guide and capsule wardrobe for the ROCK style personality | 40plusstyle.com

Erin (above) wears a studded belt with her rock style outfit.

Check out this similar graphic tee, vest, printed skirt, studded belt and backpack.

Celebrities with a rock style personality

It goes without saying that plenty of celebrities have a rock chick style – probably because many of them are bona-fide rock chicks.

Celebrities with a rock style personality | 40plusstyle.com

Celebrities with a rock style personality include Chrissy Hynde, Pink (who combines elements of urban style), Stevie Nicks (who combines her rock chick persona with bohemian styling), Madonna, the late Dolores O’Riordan, Courtney Love and Debbie Harry

Designers you like if you love rock and roll clothing

If you have a rock style personality, there are plenty of designers who match your aesthetic.

Alexander McQueen, Paco Rabanne and Vivienne Westwood are good options to look out for at the major fashion shows when you are looking for inspiration.

Designer rock style looks | 40plusstyle.com

Alexander McQueenPaco RabanneVivienne Westwood

Tops for the rock style personality

When choosing your rock style personality capsule wardrobe, look out for slogan and concert t-shirts which will remind you of the bands you have seen live.

A plaid shirt will also fit in well with your style, and it’s always good to have a white shirt in your closet to layer over or under everything from moto jackets to dresses.

Tops for the rock style personality | 40plusstyle.com

Lira Clothing plaid shirtR13 graphic teeCotton Emporium tie dye teeRag & Bone poplin shirt

Mel wearing a lace top with long jacket, tights and heels | 40plusstyle.com

Mel (above) certainly doesn’t like to be put in a box when it comes to her style. As a fan of streetstyle looks. here she’s using black and red elements to add a rock vibe to her look.

Copy her look with this similar lace long top, tights, long jacket and booties.

rock clothing – sweaters

To stay warm when the weather starts to coll down, choose sweaters in your favorite black as well as looking out for prints such as stripes and animal print.

sweaters for the rock style personality | 40plusstyle.com

Woven Heart waffle stitch cardiganGibson v-neck topMadewell stripe sweaterTreasure & Bond one shoulder ribbed sweater

Beth wearing a sweater with jeans and heels | 40plusstyle.com

Beth (above) adds a touch of rock chic with her animal print shoes and embellished jeans.

Check out this similar sweater, crop jeans, heels and necklace.

rock chick look jackets and coats

When it comes to jackets and coats for your style personality, the leather moto jacket is the one item your closet definitely can’t be without.

You could also add a denim jacket as well as looking at faux fur coats, and a black blazer for when you want to smarten up your jeans.

jackets and coats for the rock style personality | 40plusstyle.com

Levi’s moto jacketSTS Blue boyfriend denim jacketDaniel Rainn blazerVero Moda teddy jacket

Daniela wearing a denim jacket with jeans and sneakers | 40plusstyle.com

Daniela (above) wears black and zebra print with a sharks-tooth style necklace.

Get this similar denim jacket, jeans, layered necklace and sneakers.

rocker style jeans and pants

You probably have more jeans in your closet than you do skirts and dresses.

Good styles to look out for are dark denim, leather or coated jeans, animal print, and utility pants.

Any of these could be dressed down with biker-style booties and your moto jacket, or up with heels and your blazer.

jeans and pants for the rock style personality | 40plusstyle.com

Transcend ripped high waist skinny jeansJen7 by & For All Mankind coated skinny jeansPaige jogger pantsHoxton raw hem skinny jeans

Lizzi wearing a leopard print topper with mock tee, leather leggings and loafers | 40plusstyle.com

Lizzi (above) tops off her monochrome outfit with a leopard print duster.

Recreate her look with this similar long cardigan, leather leggings and loafers.

rock and roll dresses and skirts

When it comes to dresses and skirts, you are unlikely to have anything too overtly feminine in your closet.

That’s not to say you don’t love a dress with dark florals. You will simply style it with your moto jacket and boots.

Also look out for graphical prints and a classic leather skirt.

dresses and skirts for the rock style personality | 40plusstyle.com

BP floral midi dressAFRM printed long sleeve dressSpanx leather pencil skirtPaige plaid midi skirt

Melinda wearing a sweater dress with choker and booties | 40plusstyle.com

Melinda (above) gives her all-black look a bit of a rock edge with her choker and booties.

Get this similar sweater dress, booties and choker to steal her look.

rock and roll fashion shoes and boots

Your shoes, and most importantly boots, help to define your style.

So, while you may still wear a floaty dress, you are likely to put a rock stamp on your look with your Dr. Martens and your moto jacket.

Styles with zips, studs and buckles will suit your style personality.

shoes for the rock style personality | 40plusstyle.com

Söfft studded bootieDr. Martens bootAllSaints lace-up platform sneakerJune in Love studded heel

Lynne wearing a jacket with white blouse, calf print pants and booties | 40plusstyle.com

Lynne (above) opts for a romantic rock style with her ruffle shirt and military-style jacket.

Check this similar jacket, printed pants and booties.

rock n roll style accessories

Accessories for the rock chick style include anything with zips, buckles and studs, just like your shoes and boots.

You could also look out for skull details, layered necklaces, sunglasses, fishnet tights, and a statement hat, all teamed with black eyeliner.

accessories for the rock style personality | 40plusstyle.com

Urban Originals bucket bagAlexander McQueen skull scarfBrixton fiddler capTory Burch wrap braceletKris Nations chain necklaceNordstrom fishnet tightsCharlotte Tilbury eyeliner pencilRad + Refined round sunglassesRay-Ban aviator sunglassesAdornia lariat necklaceBP. medallion pendant necklaces

Joie wearing an animal printed jumpsuit and lace up flats | 40plusstyle.com

Joie (above) wears an animal print jumpsuit while the laces on her shoes create a fishnet effect.

Here are some animal printed jumpsuit options you can try from Eloquii and Topshop. To complete the look, here is a pair of similar lace-up flats from Amazon.

Here Are 9 Rock Outfits Created From The Wardrobe Choices Above

There are countless ways you can combine the clothes and accessories in the capsule wardrobe above, but here are 9 options to get you started…

A capsule wardrobe for the ROCK style personality | 40plusstyle.com

Continue reading:

  1. Want To Discover Your Style Personality? Take This Fun Quiz!
  2. Understanding The Different Styles
  3. A Style Guide And Capsule Wardrobe For The STREET / URBAN Style Personality

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