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5 Ways to Survive Coachella 2016

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival – or, to the veterans of the festival, simply ‘Coachella’ – is a Californian festival held annually in the Colorado Desert. Renowned for being fashion-forward and with a celebrity following, Coachella is not just a festival – it’s a place to see and be seen.

Follow our five simple rules to ensure your time at Coachella is as seamless as possible…

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Pack Light

Whilst Coachella is arguably the most stylish of festivals, it’s not the time for a bulky suitcase. Instead, make use of a weekend bag or backpack – so you’re not dragging your luggage across the fields.

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Standout Sunnies

Sunglasses are a must at Coachella – the brighter, bolder and jazzier the better. Statement frames are the way to be noticed amongst the crowds, so make sure to nab yourself a pair of standout designer sunglasses as soon as possible.

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Mini is More

Don’t be lugging a colossal handbag around Coachella with you; you need something small, lightweight and preferably with a cross-body strap for ease of use – keep the size mini, too, and make sure you’re only taking the absolute essentials with you.

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Sunshine Safety

Held in the Colorado desert, Coachella is certainly a sun-baked affair. Stay safe in the sunshine and make sure you bring a hat or cover-up for the hottest parts of the day – there’s a fine line between all-over tan, and all-over burn…

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Trend Alert

Coachella is the place to rock the latest trends, so make sure you’re paying homage to those festival must-haves: fringing, vibrant candy colours, and statement accessories are the only way to survive Coachella in style.

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Lily Shepherd

Lily Shepherd

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Lover of statement accessories, scented candles, anything pink and a little bit of sparkle. A Southern girl in Manchester, when I’m not drooling over designer handbags I can be found fashion blogging, or exploring my new Northern home. My signature look? A nude lip and a very flamboyant pair of shoes.