A Brief Guide: How to Dress for VidCon, a.k.a. YouTube Prom

VidCon 2015 Fans Style
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07/23/2015 AT 02:50 PM EDT

For the next three days, the sunny town of Anaheim, California will be overrun with over 300 star YouTubers and – in even larger quantities – their diehard fans. Why? VidCon, the largest gathering of online video stars in the history of gatherings of online video stars, has just kicked off – and everyone's dressing to the nines.

How do you dress for an event that's essentially the prom – nay, the Oscars – of YouTube?

Let's take a look at some of the key fashion dos, as modeled by some of VidCon's most devoted fans.

1. Pastel hair is a must.



Last night was fun now on to the first day of #vidcon with @ivyleaguepunk

A photo posted by Natalie Casanova (@thezombiunicorn) on



Waiting to see @creativeboss !!! So excited! :D @Vidcon #Vidcon #vidcon2015 #catbug #cosplay

A photo posted by Annalise (@banannamei) on



Or, really, any hair that could be the color of a jelly bean.

It begins! @annaleebelle and I are at @VidCon in our first lecture of the day. Building an empire. #vidcon

A photo posted by JD Scott (@mrjdscott) on



2. The more of your face that's decorative, the better.

Checking in for #vidcon !!!!

A photo posted by Christina Scamporrino (@christinascamporrino) on



Fierce, ladies. Fierce.

3. Goofy head gear is not only welcomed, but celebrated.



@joeygraceffa q&a at #vidcon #hgtvhallpass #sweeps

A photo posted by PCD AF 7/11 & 7/21 (@brrentrivera) on



4. Bring your bae.

so excited to be here with my boo for my first #VidCon #blessed

A photo posted by Ashley (@unabashedly) on



Yes, people count as accessories.

5. Wear something comfy, so you can indulge in the festivities with abandon.

We built an emoji ballpit. It's only downhill from here, career-wise. #vidcon

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You don't wear a Balenciaga gown to jump into an emoji ball pit.

6. But, really, it's all about how you carry your self(ie).





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