What’s sweaty, fashionable and found in California? Jennifer Anniston on a jog? Erm….no. Here’s a clue: boho. If you’re not on the same line as me, I’m talking about Coachella! the one place where it’s actually acceptable for the glamorous to be a bit pongy and for designer boots and mud to be a legitimate combo.
Whether your headed to California to embrace the glamour or boots, or you just want to bring a little bit of a festive edge to your wardrobe, we’ve got you covered!
Here’s our own recipes for your perfect Coachella look!
(Warning: Cooking style outfit suggestions may induce junk food cravings or boho tendencies)
The Mish-Mash Souffle
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1 x pair of vintage heart sunnies
1 x flowy, asymmetric maxi dress
1 x long sleeved tee
1 x pair of suedette ankle boots
1 x pair of chunky socks
For the first layer, create a solid, crisp base of a long sleeved tee. Mix a floaty maxi dress on top and fluff and fold to perfection. For the icing on this look, juxtapose large and small floral print scarves. Stir in a bucketful of confidence and leave to bake in the company of great mates and vibrant beats.
The Organic Vegan
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1 x white top with crochet details
1 x pair of white crochet shorts
1 x statement feather necklace
A cup of statement leather bracelets
Take a red hot pair of crochet shorts and combine with a white top to taste. Garnish with a statement feather necklace and sprinkle on leather bracelets. Once cooled, drape a tassel scarf over shoulders. Spritz hair with salt until crispy and beachy.
The Palette Pleaser
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1 x pair of flared pants
1 x bardot crop top
8 x boho rings
2 x silver coin necklaces
This one is suitable for all palettes! Take a vintage pair of flared pants and saute with a bardot crop top. Sizzle with a geometric print scarf folded over shoulders. Add long silver necklaces until completely delectable!
The Exotic Spiced
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1 x ethnic, paisley print mini dress- the more colorful the better
1 x fringe leather bag
1 x pair of studded sandals
1 x statement silver boho necklace
Preheat with a soft base tan. Add the printed mini dress, stirring in a boho print necklace to add that little extra Coachella glam. Garnish your fringe bag with a scarf for an extra color pop. Don’t leave to cool, this one is best served hot!
The Fresh From The Forest
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6 x silver boho cuffs
8 x silver boho stacked rings
1 x silver choker
1 x silver coin pendant
1 x pair of round sunglasses
1 x off-the-shoulder crop top
This one is all about the garnishes! Begin with a base layer of an off-shoulder crop top and gradually adding statement silver jewellery. Finish by folding a floral scarf into a hair turban and combining with matured sunglasses.
The Oriental Green
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1 x slit tie-dye maxi skirt
1 x coin adorned crop top
1 x bindi
1 x pair of wayfarer sunglasses
1 x ditsy necklace
Throw out any past taste preferences for Vanessa Hudgens, the ‘High School Musical’ recipe has officially expired! Bake your legs in a slit tie dye skirt and add a crop top with as many embellishments to suit your palette. Melt a printed scarf around head and secure under chin.
The Moroccan Sunrise
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1 x white slit maxi dress
2 x bauble-embellished anklets
3 x shell arm cuffs
4 x metal boho cuffs
This one is saucy and spicy at the same time! Preheat with a white, slit maxi dress and add boho jewellery to taste. Embellish with a tribal print scarf and whisk into a turban.
The Best of The Buffet
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3 x pairs of cowboy boots
3 x breezy smock dresses
3 x flower crowns
3 x stripe scarves
Take three saucy dishes and add a base layer of a boho smock dress to each dish. Cool down by adding the cowboy boots, ensuring that each pair of boots compliments the smock dress to perfection. Add a statement scarf and top with a sweet floral crown.
The Extra Ingredients
Much like the sprinkles and cherries on the top of a cake, a few key accessories are such to take your Coachella look to the next level!
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We didn’t know that it was even possible to drool over rain boots! These bohemian embellished wellies are certainly worth craving. Style: 1 Mud: 0.
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If the thought of jewellery when you’re jumping around is off-putting to you, metallic flash tattoos are you festival bestie! These beauties add sparkle and style without any extra weight!
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There is no such thing as a jewellery overdose when it comes to Coachella! Layer up those midi rings to your hearts desire.
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Messy hair= a huge no! A floppy hat is a fabulous fix for those troublesome strands and will protect you from the California sun too!