This Is What Philadelphia’s Roots Picnic Really Looked Like

The festival was all love and so are these outfits.

Photographer Mark Makela
June 08, 2016
This Is What Philadelphia’s Roots Picnic Really Looked Like

This year, Philadelphia's Roots Picnic was equal parts festival and summer block party. The beaming auras of concertgoers outshined the threat of rain and the clear skies allowed everyone to dress as they pleased. In bright prints, grills, and fluffy afros, individuals and squads soaked up the sun while looking fly.

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This Is What Philadelphia’s Roots Picnic Really Looked Like
This Is What Philadelphia’s Roots Picnic Really Looked Like
This Is What Philadelphia’s Roots Picnic Really Looked Like
This Is What Philadelphia’s Roots Picnic Really Looked Like
This Is What Philadelphia’s Roots Picnic Really Looked Like
This Is What Philadelphia’s Roots Picnic Really Looked Like
This Is What Philadelphia’s Roots Picnic Really Looked Like
This Is What Philadelphia’s Roots Picnic Really Looked Like
This Is What Philadelphia’s Roots Picnic Really Looked Like
This Is What Philadelphia’s Roots Picnic Really Looked Like
This Is What Philadelphia’s Roots Picnic Really Looked Like
This Is What Philadelphia’s Roots Picnic Really Looked Like
This Is What Philadelphia’s Roots Picnic Really Looked Like
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This Is What Philadelphia’s Roots Picnic Really Looked Like