When looking for a pretty yet breathable look, go for a soft eyelet dress to get the job done.
Take a cue from Regina Hall and go for a bold print, this allows you to make a statement even if the cut of the dress isn't elaborate.
A white linen dress is perfect for balmy New Orleans days. Add a little life to the look with colorful, intricate accessories.
Another way to stay cool and cute is to opt for a off-the-shoulder moment.
For daytime fun, throw on a flowy dress, some fun heels and add a turban!
Tia Mowry kills it in a sexy black number. Rule of thumb: you cannot go wrong with a jumpsuit.
Looking for a stand-out day party look? Go for a chrisp white frock with a eye-catching detail and flat shoes!
Chanel Iman's romper and gladiator sandals are perfect for the summer heat!
If you've been to ESSENCE Festival before you know how important it is to have a fierce white ensemble. Go all out in a sleek jumpsuit.
Mary J. Blige
A cute vest and short set is a sure fire way to turn heads during festival.