Headed to the desert this month? Weekend One or Weekend Two? Yeah, you’re there for the music – all 150+ artists. But we also know festivals mean fashion. Every little detail counts , which is why shopping the boutiques on Melrose is a good bet for finding something that will make you stand out. Whether you’re GA or VIP, glamping or resorting, main stage or side stage, we’ve got the things you need to make this year’s Coachella a fully special experience.
Cell phone service at Coachella is generally crap, and with those ticket prices, you can’t afford to miss your band. A solid watch is really important, but there’s no reason you can’t wear one that’s entirely fashionable as well as functional. The Casio Baby-G comes in dozens of colors and styles to be matched with your carefully-curated OOTD.
7221 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
The vintage wear at American Rebel seems to be curated with Coachella in mind; it all reads Southern California easy breezy desert getaway. The selection of clothing is great, and you can find fashionable essentials like good cowboy boots, a protective bandana, and tons of hair decor.
7474 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
Shades = necessity. Also, shades = fashion. Aviators are always in style, and ‘60s-influenced aviators are right now. These unisex Talon-Two are just big enough to look chic, but lightweight so they will feel good all day. Do NOT lose these!
7625 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
The Shop is pretty much Coachella-central for women’s fashion. Jumpsuits, halters, fringe, short shorts, cute dresses and all the accessories to go with them can make it easy to find a weekend’s worth of festival wear.
7517 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
T-shirts are perfect for those tween hours after you’re done baking and before the desert breeze picks up. Make a statement about the music you love with a custom cut tee from Yonada’s. You’ve got some time so get your design juices flowing and put your order in.
7653 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046