Coachella Capture: What The Celebs Are Wearing

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Chrisanthi Kaliviotis

Beauty Expert

Apr 18, 2016

With ‘Festival Fashion’ becoming a style in its own right, there are certain staples synonymous with Coachella and festivals alike. Be it gumboots at Glastonbury, bikinis at Hideout or headdresses’ at Burning Man, festival style is now very much apart of the fashion landscape. Through heart-rimmed lenses, we take a look at the fashion and beauty between the pools and the palms at this year’s Coachella festival.



Who: Kendall and Kylie Jenner, Gigi and Bella Hadid, Hayley Baldwin

Style: Gypsy cool cat meets ghetto glam

What They Wore: LV monogramed one-pieces (yes, it did happen), Tyga t-shirts (yes, that also happened), embellished eye bikinis, sheer lace, crotchet, ethnic belts, fringed and suede anything, denim bralettes and matching bombers, bejewelled boho necks, lace-up shorts and shoes.

Beauty: Illuminated with touches of makeup art; think bindis, diamonds and even nipple rings (read: Kendall)

Hair: A mix of plaits, braids and Spice Girl buns, with hair dipped in sea tones of blue and green and candy pinks

Key Piece: Headpiece

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Kylie Jenner in LV one-piece with matching headscarf. Image, @kyliejenner



Who: Suki Waterhouse, Poppy Delveigne, Millie Mackintosh, Jaden Smith, Brooklyn Beckham

Style: Bi-polar dressing, eclectic vintage vs. sporty spice

What They Wore: Male flower crowns (Jaden Smith we’re looking at you!), leather (oft fringed or embellished), Hawaiian shirts (care of baby Beckham), Lisa Marie Fernandez one-pieces, floral sun-dresses’, sequins, sneakers and socks, chokers, and of course the ultimate staple; denim cut-offs paired with boots.

Beauty: Minimal; mostly bare and natural with swipes of peachy colour.

Hair: Just rolled out of bed: sometimes dotted with daisies, sometimes hidden by hats.

Key Piece: Sunnies (namely circle-rimmed)

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Poppy Delevingne and Chelsea Leyland in the DJ booth at Coachella. Image, @shopbop



Who: Alessandra Ambrosio, Sara Sampaio, Taylor Hill, Josephine Skriver, Romee Strijd, Chanel Iman, Shanina Shaik

Style: Boho glam

What They Wore: Neck-ties, hot-pants in suede, denim and leather, skin-tight bohemian pants, sheer lace, skimpy playsuits, bell sleeves, bikini tops, midriffs aplenty (and lots of abs!)

Beauty: Bronzed, low-key glam.

Hair: Pared-down VS manes: long, loose waves.

Key Piece: Bikini (naturally)

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VS Angels Taylor Hill and Josephine Skriver. Image, @taylor_hill



Who: Emma Roberts, Bella Thorne, Vanessa Hudgens, Zoe Kravitz

Style: Hollywood does desert

What They Wore: Denim by way of jean and dress, cons, neutral shades, sun dresses, espadrille wedges, basic tees, Camilla kaftans.

Beauty: Low-key LA: natural lip, rosy cheeks, subtle eyes.

Hair: Natural: subdued, born-with-it tones, brushed out blow-waves, loose plaits here and there.

Key Piece: Basics

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Emma Roberts at the Revolve Party at Coachella. Image, @emmaroberts



Who: Chiara Ferragni, Aimee and Dani Song, Camila Coelho, Tash Oakley and Devin Brugman

Style: On-trend with an injection of cowboy chic

What They Wore: Coloured lace, off-the-shoulder everything, billowing silhouettes, cowboy boots, bandana wrapped necks and wrists, denim, laced-up everything (see flats, tops and shorts), with designer ‘it’ bag in tow.

Beauty: Plum-stained lips and subtle winged eyes

Hair: Wild and unkempt: long locks which looked to be spritzed by sea salt (or the product of Palm Springs pools), plus tiaras.

Key Piece: Bandana

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Blogging sisters, Aimee and Dani Song at Coachella. Image, @songdani



Who: Katy Perry, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Ellie Goulding, Kesha

Style: Retro; 60s, 80s, 90s

What they Wore: Band tees, sheer lace, retro shades, graphic 60s prints, 90s bombers, athletic attire, metallic.

Beauty: Punchy, peach lips a la Katy Perry’s new Covergirl collaboration and that red lip classic thing you like

Hair: Either textured and shaggy, or more polished and pinned-up

Key Piece: Bomber Jacket

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Tay Tay rocking retro 90s vibes. Image, @taylorswift


By Chrisanthi Kaliviotis

Beauty Expert

With her lyrical turn of phrase and penchant for uber-glamour, Chrisanthi Kaliviotis is in her element writing about beauty for The Carousel, while weaving in fun fashion and pop culture references. She also loves a road test, so we send many of the new hair tools that arrive her way (she actually knows how to use them). Have you seen that hair?


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