7 "Rules" To Conquer Music Festival Dressing In 2019

Photo: Courtesy of Lauren Thompson.
What’s your Coachella status? Are you a veteran attendee traveling with a posse of fellow festival diehards? Or are you a first-timer who just couldn’t resist the opportunity to see Childish Gambino and Tame Impala in the same weekend? No matter where you lie on the festival-going spectrum, with the first weekend of the legendary live event less than three weeks away, you’re probably debating what to pack. If you’re anything like us, you’re hopping around the web, checking out everything from a conversation-starting pair of earrings to a breezy sundress that will help keep your sun-baked body ventilated in style.
To help make the most of your purchases, we turned to Lauren Thompson, our Senior Editor of Snapchat Discover and marathon festival attendee, for some expert insight on what she brought to the Empire Polo Club during her last pilgrimage to Indio. Read on for our highly practical (but still totally stylish) advice on getting the most out of your festival experience, along with some shopping finds that deserve headliner status in your suitcase.
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