Solange’s ‘Lovers In The Parking Lot’ Music Video: Look By Look

A still from Solange’s “Lovers In the Parking Lot” video.
Photo: The Creators Project

One of our fave print-pairing ladies, Solange, just released her video for “Lovers In The Parking Lot,” which she not only stars in, but co-directed and produced! The video features Solange dancing her way around an empty flea market, brightening her bland and darkened surroundings with her colorful wardrobe. We wanna share the Solange wardrobe wealth with you, so we’re breaking down the video look by look. LET’S GO!

A still from Solange’s “Lovers In the Parking Lot” video.
Photo: The Creators Project

The first shot is a flicker of blue light in a darkened room, which turns out to be, NBD, Solange’s GLOW-IN-THE-DARK SHOELACES. The shoes themselves are fluorescent yellow Pumas, but someone hooked Sol up with some glowstick laces. Can someone hook me up with those? BRB, Googling how to make them a reality without threading the glowstick stockpile I have through the lace holes in my shoes.

A still from Solange’s “Lovers In the Parking Lot” video.
Photo: The Creators Project

We then get the full scope of the outfit which consists of leggings printed with alternating triangular happy and sad faces and a black and blue metallic paneled sweatshirt. From far away the lil faces look like pizza, but, sadly, they are not. Pizza pants would be the only way to improve this otherwise perfect outfit, IMHO.

A still from Solange’s “Lovers In the Parking Lot” video.
Photo: The Creators Project

This next look is the one S. wears the most in the video, and um, maybe that’s because it’s a perfect outfit? Pink on pink may normally be a bit too much, but here, the soft gauziness of the shirt paired with the solid pink metallic of the shorts totally works. The balance between the short-sleeves and the length of the shorts is A+.

A still from Solange’s “Lovers In the Parking Lot” video.
Photo: The Creators Project

Trend alert: a third metallic shirt! This purple button-up is so shiny it reflects the lights on the set and is reminiscent of those foil blankets they give to people who finish marathons. What better to pair with this shirt than…

A still from Solange’s “Lovers In the Parking Lot” video.
Photo: The Creators Project

Metallic shorts! A fully metallic outfit. Much like a stylish Tin Man. She’s managed to pair the purple shirt with green shorts—though they look gold in the video, Solange’s Instagram reveals their real color.

A still from Solange’s “Lovers In the Parking Lot” video.
Photo: The Creators Project

A non-metallic shirt, could it be? Swapping full metal fabrics for sequin embellishments, Solange appears in her first dress: a pink sparkly number. The video gives us quick peeks of the full thing as Sol shimmies around, but what was revealed on Instagram was truly shocking. On her feet, out of shot, were Birkenstocks, which she paired with white ankle socks. Hopefully, this pairing was because she knew the shoes would be off-screen, because otherwise, IDK, guys. Is it possible Birkenstocks are actually making a comeback?

A still from Solange’s “Lovers In the Parking Lot” video.
Photo: The Creators Project

The video’s final look is a return to the print-wearing Solange we all know and love. She’s paired a red and blue floral robe with matching pink silk Gerlan Jeans shorts and bra top. Her shoes are also printed, and chunky. The heel and toe both stand on their own platforms.

In under five minutes Solange gives us glow-in-the-dark shoelaces, metallics, sparkles, and prints: is there anything she can’t pull off? Signs point to no. Check out Solange in all her colorful metallic glory below!

+ WATCH SOLANGE’S “LOVERS IN THE PARKING LOT” VIDEO

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