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.
Leanne (above) teams her leopard print pants with a black off-the-shoulder sweater.
Comfortable and edgy combine
Being comfy and edgy aren’t mutually exclusive.
Your style is predominantly casual, but with an edgy twist.
Melanie (above) adds a little rock star twist to her jeans with her animal print blazer.
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.
Lynne (above) opts for a studded jacket and boots.
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 (above) teams a slogan t-shirt with black jeans and booties.
Read our ultimate guide to creating a capsule wardrobe that works best for you.
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 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, Debbie Harry, Janet Jackson and Tina Turner
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.
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 or animal print 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.
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.
Abi (above) opts for a moto jacket with her jeans.
You can also check out our list of the best leather jackets for women that you can wear with everything!
Rocker style jeans, shorts 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, striped, 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.
Lizzi (above) tops off her monochrome outfit with a leopard print duster.
For more inspiration on how to style leather pants, read our article on concert outfit ideas.
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 in darker shades or dark floral prints. You will simply style it with your moto jacket and boots.
Also look out for graphical prints and a classic leather skirt.
Suzie (above) wears an all-black outfit with her moto jacket.
For more inspiration read our article on leather skirt outfit ideas for women over 40.
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.
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.
Melinda (above) combines some rock styling with classic items.
Scarleton studded skull shoulder bag – CLARA snakeskin clutch – Nordstrom print modal & silk scarf – Eric Javits straw sun hat – Brixton fisherman cap – Canvas Jewelry bangle – Set & Stones chain necklace – DIFF aviator sunglasses – Rebecca Minkoff studded leather belt
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…
More rock style inspiration
Below is a previous season rock style capsule. You’ll see that while the rock style is an edgy choice, it is also a timeless one.
- Want To Discover Your Style Personality? Take This Fun Quiz!
- Understanding The Different Styles
- A Style Guide And Capsule Wardrobe For The STREET / URBAN Style Personality
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