Girl's Guide to Coachella Clothing

A weekend of Californian madness is about to begin - dancing in the outdoors all the days long - at Coachella. If you're lucky enough to be going, bring pieces like these to ensure a euphoric trip. When dressing for a festival, the goal is to look as visually stimulating as possible, the audience is just about as much of a show as the bands themselves. And the busier the patterns the more wild you'll be, and the less likely it will look as dirty as it gets. DRESSES: Maxis are breezy and make sitting on the ground no sweat. Little dresses are a blast, but don't forget safety shorts. Try a romper for the built in safety short. From left to right, click to shop: UnifDorothy Perkins, Topshop, Mara Hoffman, Derhy, Dorothy PerkinsMiss BrownTopshop, Fashion Conscience, MattaMalene Birger, TopshopHMR TOPS: If you're going high waisted on the bottom, go for a croppy top. Sheer, jersey, and peace signs are all your friend. From left to right, click to shop: Mara Hoffman, Otis & Maclain, Topshop, Foley + Corinna, Delia's, French Connection, Topshop, Michael Stars, Lee, Z by Zandra Rhodes, Unif, Wildfox     SKIRTS: Long makes for swingy dancing. pull it up to make a dress. Short skirts + bathing suit bottoms work for play. From left to right, click to shop: Fashion Conscience, Ruche, Delia's, Topshop, Dorothy Perkins, Firetrap, Michael Kors, Lamie Panacotta, Delia's SHORTS: Fringes from pockets? Yes please! These wild shorts come are a feast for the eyes. Be loud on the bitty bottom. From left to right, click to shop: Vena Cava, Diane von Furstenberg, Current Elliot, Missoni, PRPS, SuperTrash, Reluxe, Cacharel, Stine Goya SHOES: So important to have shoes that secure your feet well. You don't want to be slipping in flip flops at a festival. TOMS are perfect to climb everywhere, but strappy sandals will keep you dancing all Coachella long. From left to right, click to shop: TOMS, Loeffler Randall, Steve Madden, OTBT, Diane von Furstenberg, TOMS, Jades24, Fabio, OTBT