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Coachella 2015: Fashion Trends

Mona Khalifeh |
March 31, 2015 | 12:09 p.m. PDT

Staff Reporter

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is right around the corner, and that means flower crowns, flash tattoos, and printed rompers. If you still can't decide what to throw into your Coachella weekend bag, here are some of the top festival-inspired trends you should run out and get before hitting the desert.

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Body Chains

Whether you're wearing a chain around your waist, on your chest or on your head, body chains are the must-have accessory to add a little something extra to your festival wear. We've seen it on some of our favorite Coachella goers, Beyoncé to the "Pretty Little Liars" cast mates. The Coachella Valley is one hot place to be and not just for celebrity sightings—it's basically summer during spring. So while you're running from stage to stage in crop tops and maxi skirts, you'll want that peekaboo accessory to take your hot-weather wear to the next level of festival chic. Body chains can be worn over clothes for a major statement or underneath as a layering piece. However you wear them, you'll be seeing them all over the Coachella festival grounds and they will be a must to take into the summer beach and pool season.

Body chains (Pinterest @bohostyle)
Body chains (Pinterest @bohostyle)

Hippie Prints

When it comes to Coachella wear, it's all about going with the flow. In the hot desert sun, you want breathable, breezy pieces that will let you blow wherever the next sandstorm takes you. Nothing says easy and breezy like a fun print. Floral, geometric and tribal prints are hotter than ever for spring and are a big on skirts, rompers, and two-piece coordinates this festival season. Bold prints can determine the feel of your outfit, so stick to one overall print. If you must mix, go for prints that have similar colors. You can take your effortless printed romper and spice it up with a flower crown or layer on the jewels. Pack some prints in your weekend bag and you'll be sure to standout against the tan desert sand.

Bold prints (Pinterest @natashakeenan)
Bold prints (Pinterest @natashakeenan)


From crop tops and shorts to shawls and cardigans, the crochet look is breathable and chic. You can take it to desert pool parties in between sets or wear it as a head-to-toe outfit. You can mix crochet with denim or a fun print. Crochet is one of those spring and summer trends that has been and will be a warm weather trend for festival season and into the summer, so don't be afraid to reuse your crochet pieces or steal your grandma's shawl and style it up for the perfect festival piece. If you're feeling extra creative, knit your own crochet look and make it current with dip-dye fabric and unique patterns. Festival goers will stop you and ask where you got that look.

Crochet (Pinterest @ebags)
Crochet (Pinterest @ebags)

These are just a few of the many Coachella trends that you'll be sure to see under the palm trees and bright sun at this year's Indio Valley festivities. Most importantly, remember it's all about creating a look that's uniquely you and having fun with it! For everything Coachella inspired, check out Pinterest for festival boards on how you can take everything, from your shoes to earrings, and make them Coachella ready.

Reach Staff Reporter Mona Khalifeh here.



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