19 Coachella-inspired looks that AREN'T cutoff shorts
Festival fashion is as controversial as pineapple on pizza, or who Rory should end up with on Gilmore Girls (Team Jess for life). And while some people wholeheartedly embrace the cutoff shorts and flower crowns that are staples of the fashionable Coachella crowd, others cringe at the mere thought of putting those items anywhere near their bodies.
If you fall into the latter category — or if you’re simply tired of your blouse-y top/denim cutoffs/ankle boots ensemble — we’ve got you covered. We’ve rounded up 19 fresh Coachella outfit ideas with absolutely no cutoff shorts involved. Think breezy dresses, cropped two-pieces, and all the tropical print your heart desires.
1Valfre Salem Pants, $78
Basically the exact opposite of cutoffs.
Stand out from the crowd in this ultra bright romper.
Paisley wide-leg pants are a stylish (and comfortable) alternative to shorts. Plus, they’re made with technical fabric so you won’t get all sweaty.
A lightweight number that you could probably get away with wearing as a dress at Coachella.
The plunging neckline and breezy silhouette is perfect for Coachella.
6Wet Seal Caicos Lace Dress, $29.99
A flowy and flirty option.
A wrap dress you can wear beyond the desert.
Dress this number down with a distressed denim or moto jacket.
9Reformation Brandi Two Piece, $218
We’re all about co-ord sets, and this green one from Reformation is particularly amazing.
11AFRM Cora Keyhole Midi Dress, $118
The ditzy floral print and keyhole neckline of this designed-in-LA dress make it perfect for festival season and beyond.
We never met a tropical print we didn’t like.
The cutout detail elevates this striped jumpsuit.
The cacti embroidery is a touch on the nose, but it’s so cute we can’t resist.
The neutral color palette plays well with a variety of bold accessories.
16Madewell Skinny Overalls, $148
Overalls are having a moment and we’re here for it.
17Band of Gypsies Josephine Skirt, $78 and Bohemian Tie Front Blouse, $55
We bet this matching set Instagrams really well.
18TNA Senryu Romper, $110
If wearing full-length overalls in the desert isn’t something you’re willing to do for #fashion, try this short version instead.
19Lee Tencel Dress, $34.50
A simple denim number that can be dressed up or down.