What a weekend! You know, I have never been a huge festival-goer, besides attending some events in high-school. Don’t get me wrong; I love music, I just preferred going to concerts and seeing one or two artists at a time. But I have to admit, since Coachella, my opinion about festivals has dramatically changed… I loved it! Coachella was a marathon filled with opportunities to discover and enjoy all sorts of things. I remember walking through the different stages and thinking to myself ‘this is such a magical way to bring people, fashion, and music together.’ There was something here for everyone!
My friend Kenny and I chatted about how Coachella compared to other music festivals and although I haven’t been to many, we both agreed Coachella was somewhere there on top. Between the food options, artist lineup, and cleanliness, Coachella killed it. I never imagined I would be at a festival with a 100,000 people and be able to sit down on clean grass. There was one time my friends and I grabbed some food, sat down on a patch of grass by the main stage, and listened to the soothing sounds of Bon Iver– I was in heaven!
Now let’s chat about the fashion. Coachella was an opportunity to get creative with festival styling. Being that it was my first time, I spent weeks pinning inspiration and searching other blogs to see what was appropriate to wear. I was mostly worried about functionality and how I would feel if I spent time in the hot desert sun wearing something uncomfortable. In this recap, you’ll see the three outfits; every day was a different look and mood. I started with cowboy chic and ended with a Canadian tuxedo.
My best advice for festival fashion is to take risks and make a statement, because when else do you have the ability to overload on fringe. Normally, my day-to-day personal style is much more low key and doesn’t involve a ton of accessorizing. Let’s be real though, Coachella wouldn’t be the same without the over-the-top festival style. I loved shooting the looks in picturesque Palm Springs and then making it to the festival before sunset to see what everyone else was wearing. I’d go back next year in a heartbeat; it was a pretty cool time for both fashion and music! 😀
Shop The Looks: Look #1- vintage jacket, similar options here // Forever 21 bralette + shorts // Frye boots | Look #2- Levis jacket + skirt // Frye boots // Amarilo hoops | Look #3- Rat & Boa dress // Fenty Puma creepers