Thursday, April 10, 2014

The LA Files:

Coachella Style

open backs, crop tops, flower crowns, nail art, fringe, jean shorts, ankle boots, kimonos, turquoise...

Coachella week is here, and all the festival goers are ready to party in the dessert, listen to the best music and enjoy a three day getaway with all their friends. However, one component that is just as important (if not the most important) in prepping for this festival is to answer the question WHAT AM I WEARING!?

The great thing about a festival in the dessert is that it's hot and sunny and therefore minimal clothing is required. So dust of your cutoff shorts, mini dresses, and turquoise jewelry and don't forget the sunscreen! Although the weather is exclusively warm during this time of year there is the chance of obnormalities and one must always be prepared for the worst. So pack a few warmer layers incase of a sandstorm or misty rain.

We all already have items in our closet that are perfect for this weekend. ie: a pair of gladiator sandals from 4 years ago, that perfect white t from Velvet, or those high wasted Levi shorts you found at the Rose Bowl flea. But if you're anything like me, there no better feeling than finding a new special item that will freshen your current wardrobe and make this years set of outfits feel brand new (even if it's the third year in a row that you're wearing them). So find a fresh pair of sunnies, a statement necklace, or a bright colored dress, and everything will feel brand new!

When looking for the perfect festival pieces, no one understands this lifestyle better than the fashion brands based right in the heart of Los Angeles. These companies know their California girls and build each collection with beautiful pieces that can be worn over and over again in many different situations. Check the list below for my favorite LA brands to wear this year at Coachella! 


Los Angeles and Planet Blue go hand in hand. These LA boutiques have everything you need from colorful sweats to the perfect LBD's. Their buyers have exquisite taste, and always bring together the best peices from all our favorite brands. When it comes to festivals their personal line, Blue Life will make you want to buy a VW van, find a hot boy with a guitar and beard and live a life on the road like Penny Lane. 


Where do I begin to talk about for love and lemons. This company is perfection, from crisp white rompers, color blocking and neon yellow lace their new collection has everything you need to update your wardrobe and dance the days away in the dessert!


The ladies at stone cold fox know feminitiy, sex appeal, and cool. With each new collection they have blows us all away. So make a dent in your bank account and find yourself something pretty. 


This venice babe knows exactly what California girls need. From long maxis, flowy pants, and flouncy mini dresses everything was made to be worn at a festival, with the added bonus that it was also made for everyday. 


It doesn't matter who you are comfy clothes are everyone's favorite. Now Wildfox manages to bring us the softest materials known to the fashion world and merges humor, graphics, and pop culture into the mix. Not only will Wildfox have you covered in the heat but they also have the best items to stay warm!

A bientôt!

bisou bisou, Catherine

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