Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is more commonly known as Coachella. It is an annual music and arts festival held at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, located in the Inland Empire's Coachella Valley in the Colorado Desert.
For those who have not seen the art installations and sculptures lighting up their Instagram feeds, Coachella is a haven for music lovers of all genres, and with the several stages across the venue catering to all tastes, a melting pot of festival fashion was born. The term Coachella fashion became synonymous with an ‘indie boho-chic’ look, thus making it instantly identifiable across social media. Coachella inspired outfits, bode to the summer sun and often an array of toned bodies are seen sporting cropped blouses and mini skirts with an injection of tribal accessories to define Coachella style.
Coachella is one of the most major global music festivals, If the U.K’s answer is Glastonbury then Coachella is a higher-end and better-executed example of a music festival. Artists have ranged from The Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, Radiohead, Beyoncé, to rappers including Kendrick Lamar and Migos, respectively, mainstream acts would receive between three and four million dollars for playing.
View this year's music line up.
General admission starts at $429 giving you entrance to the venue and day parking for all three days. The GA Pass holders can also visit the GA camping areas. VIP will set you back $999 giving you access to VIP Areas offer with food & drink vendors, air-conditioned restrooms, shaded seating areas and full bars. But if you are feeling like you want to live it up then why not opt for a Safari camping package, yours for a mere - $9,500, where according to the promoters you can “Enjoy all the comforts of home and then some. Safari campers enjoy golf cart transportation between stages plus private parking, restrooms and showers, breakfast in an air-conditioned lounge and more.”
The question is how much are you willing to pay for a shower and air conditioning at a festival?
Regardless, it is a festival that attracts the celebs, with the likes of Kendall Jenner, Alessandra Ambrosio, Baskin Champion and Romee Strijd to name just a few. All of whom dress the part in true Coachella style. So if are you in need of a few key pieces or simply inspiration, here is a few failsafe designers that will keep your outfit on point.