How to avoid all the Coachella fashion clichés this summer


How to avoid all the Coachella fashion clichés this summer

No flower crowns, please

By ELLE team  March 29th, 2017

Hippies at heart are feeling the love this summer in dreamy dresses and distressed denims. Not sure how to channel your inner bohemian as you take on the wild outdoors? Top off your wrap skirts and slit pants with a pair of divine Louis Vuitton boots. Savio Jon is making bandhani fun again, while Gauri & Nainika’s organza creations are just begging to be twirled in. Let’s dive in, shall we?

How to do festival dressing right this summer


Jersey bikini top, leather belt; both prices on request, Michael Kors. Handloom pleated dress, Rs 23,200, Urvashi Kaur. Studded leather flatforms, Rs 53,276, 3.1 Phillip Lim. Silver turquoise horn necklace, Rs 1,099, gold necklace, Rs 1,159; both Deme X PipaBella.


Silk-blend bralette, Rs 15,080, 3.1 Phillip Lim. Bandhani top, price on request, Savio Jon. Dyed cotton pants, suede knee-high boots; both prices on request, Andreas Kronthaler for Vivienne Westwood. Colourful lacquered disk earrings, Rs 11,741, Missoni.


Silk-blend bralette, Rs 15,080, denim skirt, Rs 21,779; both 3.1 Phillip Lim. Jacquard jacket, Rs 1,04,108, embellished shoes, Rs 75,446, embroidered belt, Rs 32,385; all Dries Van Noten. Silver turquoise horn necklace, Rs 1,099, Deme X PipaBella. Metal choker, price on request, Dior. Gold necklace, Rs 41,847, Melorra


Lurex bodysuit, cotton dyed pants; both prices on request, Andreas Kronthaler for Vivienne Westwood. Gold necklace, Rs 1,159, green tusk earrings, Rs 799; both Deme X PipaBella


Knit bralette, sequinned wrap skirt; both prices on request, Alexander Wang. Leather ankle boots, price on request, Louis Vuitton. Silver pearl embellished tusk necklace, Rs 1,099, silver turquoise horn necklace, Rs 1,099; both Deme X PipaBella. Metal choker, price on request, Dior. ‘Long Rider’ canvas bag, Rs 7,500, Classic 350 Redditch Blue motorbike; both Royal Enfield.


From left, on Kense: Tulle dress, antique gold-finish two-finger ring; both prices on request, Dior. Bead-and-feather flats, price on request, Aquazzura. Gold chain necklace, Rs 755, gold necklace, Rs 699; both Deme X PipaBella.

On Shah: Distressed cotton shirt, cotton skirt-pants; both Rishta By Arjun Saluja. Suede shoes, price on request, Rajesh Pratap Singh


From left, on Kense: Crochet frill crop-top, price on request, Hemant & Nandita. Patchwork leather pants, price on request, Tommy Hilfiger. Leather ankle boots, price on request, Louis Vuitton. Silver turquoise horn necklace, Rs 1,099, silver pearl-embellished tusk necklace, Rs 1,099; both Deme X PipaBella.
On Shah: Cotton shirt, price on request, péro. Denim checked trousers, Rs 50,999, Diesel Black Gold. Suede shoes, price on request, Rajesh Pratap Singh


Knit underwear, price on request, Dior. Lace-knit dress, price on request, Roberto Cavalli. Suede knee-high boots, price on request, Andreas Kronthaler for Vivienne Westwood.


Organza gown, price on request, Gauri & Nainika. Embroidered denim crochet hem pants, price on request, Peter Pilotto at Le Mill. Leather mule boots, price on request, Tommy Hilfiger.

Photographs: Andrea Varani; Styling: Rahul Vijay; Art direction: Reshma Rajiwdekar; Hair And Make-Up: Sandhya Shekar; Models: Ketholeno Kense/Kay Savino Yhome Scouting And Imaad Shah; Production: Parul Menezes; Assisted By: Sejal Pendharkar (Styling); Location Courtesy : Camp Deogadh, Pawna Lake.


From left, on Kense: Knit bandeau, price on request, Emilio Pucci. Organza and net skirt, price on request, Not So Serious By Pallavi Mohan. Patched denim jacket, price on request, Tommy Hilfiger.
On Shah: Cotton T-shirt, price on request, péro. Cotton pants, price on request, Rishta By Arjun Saluja. Jacquard blazer, Rs 33,000, Narendra Kumar for Burgoyne. Suede shoes, price on request, Rajesh Pratap Singh.