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L.A. Fashion Blogs' Trend Of The Week: Festival Must-Haves

Mona Khalifeh |
April 7, 2014 | 11:36 p.m. PDT

Staff Reporter

Flower child (Peace Love Shea)
Flower child (Peace Love Shea)
Festival season is finally upon us. From Coachella to Stagecoach, hot weekends of music and dancing call for even hotter outfits.  

Retailers like American Eagle Outfitters are showcasing awesome festival must-haves, with their high-rise shorts and colorful crop tops. Forever 21 has flower headbands that will take your outfit to the next level, and online retailers like Karmaloop are highlighting sultry head-to-toe looks that can take you from day to night.  

Los Angeles fashion bloggers are ready, too. Blogger Shea Marie of Peace Love Shea shares what she carries in her Coachella weekend bag. First off, sunglasses are a top priority for a weekend in the sun. While Marie rocks a pair of Guess aviators, any pair will do to protect your eyes.  

What have bloggers worn to Coachella in the past?

Coachella dress (Fashion Addict)
Coachella dress (Fashion Addict)

Denim shorts are just as important. Marie wears hers with a bright crop top, which is perfect for humid desert days. A crochet cover-up is perfect to throw on for pool time in between shows or when it gets a little cooler in the evenings.  

Your festival also isn't complete without a pair of comfortable sneakers. A pair of Vans is just what you need for a day full of walking and dancing. And remember to pack light. Most festivals are three-day events, so bring your most versatile pieces to mix and match.   

L.A. fashion blogger Kier Mellour of Fashion Addict takes on another festival trend: the tie-dye sundress. Mellour created the aqua and cobalt dip-dyed frock from a maxi that she purchased at Rite Aid. She throws it on over her swimsuit for a carefree summer look. She accessorizes with gray vintage Capezio cowboy boots and an armful of bejeweled bangles.

The best Coachella style of all time.

Mellour is also practical and chic with a crossbody bag. These are perfect for carrying your lip balm, sunnies and other essentials. A leather belt with a blue ceramic buckle from Lucky Brand and heart-shaped aviators complete her fab ensemble. 

Festival attire is extremely versatile. Your favorite styles can also work as a beach outfit or combine with other staples for a boho feel. Whether you're headed to a music festival this season or just love the clothing, these pieces are ideal for effortless spring and summer outfits.

Reach Staff Reporter Mona Khalifeh here.



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