The Coachella Staple To Rock Now!
Written by Lucy Felton
The desert goers at Coachella have tipped trophy shorts the next big festival blow up. Lucy Felton, fashion journalist and founder of lifestyle blog The Lucy Edit shows you how make yours work hard all summer long.
Whether on-stage, off-duty, living it up in the field or storming the pool parties with their unicorn inflatables, fashion’s who’s who are making hero shorts their Coachella number one. Dive into the LA look with torn denim, handicraft details, retro runners and safari tailoring.
Tie neck halter cami $4, black boyfriend shorts $10
Off-shoulders, boxy tees and crop tops are all go-to’s, plus they’ll double as summer season staples with swimwear. Max closet mileage guaranteed.
Embroidered cold shoulder top $13, khaki shorts $8
Sturdy footwear is a Coachella must with ankle boots and trainers reigning supreme as ultimate beat-the-dust options. Just the thing with your new shorts stash.
Every Coachella veteran knows their way around a punchy festival accessory, so never underestimate the power of a throw-on-and-go add-on. You’ll find VIP-worthy caps, zip-detail camera bags, bandanas, backpacks and tribal jewels starting at $2 in store. The perfect outfit rebooting accessories that’ll ensure you’re ready for anything. Go forth and conquer, Coachella queens!
Cropped vest $4, jersey short $6
On top, a big helping of colour will magic a head-turning neon carnival fix. Shine bright in popping fluoro vests for upbeat Palm Springs appeal. The Californian indie rockers lapped up plenty of feather, geometric and aztec prints to pair with their killer shorts too.
California vest $3.50, acid wash runner shorts $8
Dream pop fans gravitated to hoodies (tie yours around your waist when the sun’s out) topped with jumbo hoops and fierce chokers. Vintage-inspired kimono capes formed the sundowner cover up du jour. Ditto trusted leather jackets – remember it gets really cold in the desert at night.