LUX Style: What to Wear to Coachella

The 2013 Coachella Music Festival is just a couple weeks away and it’s time to plan what to pack your bags with for a weekend filled with cool tunes and even cooler fashion. Known as one of the top music festivals for hip fashion trends, Coachella definitely requires you to step up your sartorial game. From boho-chic to haute-hippie-inspired looks, here are the best of dresses, footwear, tops, shorts, vests, handbags, accessories and everything you need to look hipper than ever at Coachella! Rock on!


What to Wear Coachella 2013
Free People
/Chiffon Printed Dress
Flynn Skye/Spaghetti Strap Mini Dress
Raquel Allegra/Maxi Tank Dress
Free People/Trapeze Dress

Stand out in a simple Bohemian or hippie style dress during the festival weekend. From strapless dresses with colorful patterns and mini dresses with spaghetti straps to tie-dyed maxis and trapeze dresses with embroidered detailing, these dresses will make a statement and get you noticed. Add a straw fedora and some beige booties and you’re set!


Coachella 2013 Fashion
Frye/Woven Ballet Flats
See by Chloe/Cuffed Flat Sandals
Rag & Bone/Grey Booties
Rachel Zoe/Orange Leather Sandals
Twelfth St. by Cynthia Vincent/Herringbone Sandals

A weekend at Coachella calls for footwear with no frills to dance throughout the entire weekend. Keep your shoes simple, yet stylish with some leather woven ballet flats, funky cuffed flat sandals, low-heeled brushed booties, cool snake-embossed booties and herringbone-embroidered sandals.


2013 What to Wear Coachella
Tbags Los Angeles/Off the Shoulder Blouse
C&C California/Tie-dye Tank
Dolce Vita/White Lace Top
Haute Hippie/Open Shoulder Floral Top

The sun will be blazing bright during the weekend so be sure to wear a lightweight top with billowing sleeves or sheer fabrics. Choose an off-shoulder silhouette to help make you more sun-kissed, a flared tie-dyed tank, lace tiered tank or a floral-printed open-shoulder top to add some chic style to your weekend wardrobe. Pair any of these tops with some denim cuffed shorts or a maxi skirt and your outfit is done!


Coachella Fashion
R13/Moto Vest
Tibi/Washed Denim Vest
Haute Hippie/Suede Vest

Throw a vintage-inspired vest over your bikini top for a bit more coverage. Try a black leather biker-chic vest, a light wash denim vest or a suede vest complete with a wash of long, velvety fringe and grommet detailing with 60s appeal to add a vintage twist to your ensemble.


Packing for Coachella
Current/Elliot/Geometric Pencil Skirt
Alice + Olivia/Crochet Maxi Skirt
Enza Costa/Chiffon Snakeprint Skirt
Enza Costa/Chiffon Pleated Maxi Skirt

For an easy-breezy time during the concert, a skirt is the best way to display your style while still maintaining comfort. Dance wild and free when you sport a frayed denim pencil skirt printed with a geometric pattern, a white lace maxi skirt lending a feminine look, an airy, snake-printed mini skirt or a wrinkled chiffon bohemian-inspired maxi skirt in a soft dusty rose.


2013 Fashion Trends
Alice + Olivia/Streaked Cuff Shorts
Rebecca Minkoff/Python Printed Shorts
Free People/Studded Rocker Shorts
Thakoon/Pleated Floral Shorts
Nightcap Clothing/Crochet Fringe Shorts

While having some fun in the sun at Coachella, it’s best to keep the coolest in shorts. Give your gams some attention when wearing streaked and cuffed shorts, white leather shorts with over-sized python-printed pockets, black rocker stud shorts, pleated shorts with a girly floral print or some beige crochet shorts with a fun and flirty fringe hemline.


Quartz Jewelry and Accessories
Mania Mania/Pendant Necklace
Lulu Frost/Braided Bracelet
SunaharA Malibu/Feather Wrap Ring
Deepa Gurani/Spike Studded Headband
Melissa Odabash/Raffia Fedora Hat

Wow all the Coachella concert-goers with some uber-cool accessories. Finish off your look with one or two eye-catching piecess like a heavy amazonite necklace complete with a blue stone, gold braided bracelet with tassel, etched feather wrap ring, funky gold spike studded headband and a raffia fedora hat.


Finge Handbags
Stela 9/Mini Weave Backpack
Liebeskind/Studded Satchel
Cleobella/Lasercut Bag
Rebecca Minkoff/Floral Mini Bag
Cleobella/Studded Fringe Bag

Carry around your essentials during the festival using miniature backpacks, handbags and cross body bags. A mini backpack designed with a vibrant geometric weave, cowhide studded satchel, metallic gold laser-cut bag, mini canvas floral purse or studded cross-body bag dressed in long fringe will add just the right amount of edge to complete your Coachella looks for the weekend.

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