Cloud cover, temperatures in the high 70s, and gentle breezes made for pleasant, late July conditions as music lovers gathered at historic Fort Adams for Day One of Newport Folk Festival. Summer festival fashion trends were on full display throughout the fort, and it was clear early on that brimmed hats, neck ties, mirrored sunglasses, fun prints and distressed denim reigned supreme among the crowd and the artists on stage.

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