H&M's Coachella Line is Everything Wrong with 'Coachella Style'

Fashion, at its best, is about fantasy. And at its worst—it's about that, too. It fails in the moments where the concept of something supersedes its functionality, its aesthetic merit, or both. Fantasy, if half-baked and gestural, can be fashion's undoing. This is nowhere more apparent than in H&M's recently released » 3/24/15 5:10pm Tuesday 5:10pm

H&M Previews New Coachella Collection, World Collapses In on Itself

H&M, in its sixth year as a sponsor for the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, is rolling out a "cobranded" line of men's and women's merchandise called H&M Loves Coachella. Isn't capitalism fun, you guys? » 2/16/15 12:10pm 2/16/15 12:10pm

Take That Dot Off Your Forehead and Quit Trying to Make Bindis Happen

Another year, another Coachella, another trend mired in cultural appropriation. It's the true circle of life. You can almost watch the fixed gears of hipster logic grind: Now that Native American headdresses are offensive, we need to snatch some cool novelty from another culture. And so it came to be that bindis… » 4/16/14 4:45pm 4/16/14 4:45pm

Which Celeb Was the Most Coachella at This Year's Coachella?

Another Coachella weekend has come and gone in a blur of crop tops, floral headbands and mixed patterns. With it went some of the year's best fashion. And if we learned anything, it was this: bindis are the new headband. » 4/14/14 3:00pm 4/14/14 3:00pm

​Gwen Stefani Showed Up to Coachella to Perform "Hollaback Girl"

Just in case you wanted to bask in an awkwardly nostalgic moment in everyone's lives (yes everyone), here's Gwen Stefani (about a month and a half after giving birth to her third child) performing her 2004 song "Hollaback Girl" with Pharrell at Coachella. I love her. I do. She's iconic, and is able to successfully… » 4/13/14 6:00pm 4/13/14 6:00pm

Being a Knowles Sister Looks Like Fun

INDIO, CA - APRIL 12: Singer Beyonce (L) performs with her sister Solange onstage during day 2 of the 2014 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club on April 12, 2014 in Indio, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Coachella)

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Here's OutKast's Entire Coachella Performance

OutKast reunited at the Coachella Music Festival this weekend and it was awesome. What's even more awesome is that you can enjoy their entire set from the comfort of your own couch. And then you can feel revel in the fact that you're dancing along to your favorite hits in the living room and not jostling for arm space… » 4/12/14 4:30pm 4/12/14 4:30pm

Here's the Only Coachella Makeup Tutorial You'll Ever Need

This weekend, thousands of young people from around the world will be packing up and traveling to the the middle of the California desert for Coachella, the most buzzed about music festival of the year. Of course, these days Coachella style is just as important as Coachella music so how do you keep yourself looking… » 4/11/14 11:25am 4/11/14 11:25am

All the Crazy Stuff You Can't Bring to Coachella

Behold! The great unleashing of hipsterdom is just days upon us—the Coachella music festival kicks off this weekend. To make sure you're prepared, we have the definitive list of "Dos" and Donts" as handed down by your music festival overlords. » 4/10/14 11:00am 4/10/14 11:00am

Coachella Is a Scenester Nightmare Hellscape

Music festivals used to be a place for people to gather to listen to their favorite bands, make some love in the mud and maybe get stabbed to death by the Hells Angels, but sadly, those wholesome days are over. These days, festivals (and their attendees) are less focused on enjoying music in a communal space and more… » 4/04/14 5:45pm 4/04/14 5:45pm

Craigslist Ad Seeks '2 Coachella Boyfriends' Who Are '30% Bro'

Coachella: that annual event at which the most wretched of the Earth cluster together in the blistering heat, each one clad in jorts and feathers like some sort of atavistic hell-bird, all in order to poop outside while music that's been licensed by The CW plays in the background. A veritable paradise on Earth! But… » 1/10/14 7:15pm 1/10/14 7:15pm

Watch These Clueless Kids at Coachella Lie About Liking Fake Bands

It's Coachella o'clock! Which means, of course, that a bunch of nervous, entitled white children in macrame shirts are pooping in buckets in a desert somewhere (if one of their poops casts a shadow, then it means six more weeks of war bonnets!). And also Moby is there! It's weird! » 4/23/13 1:45pm 4/23/13 1:45pm

The New Yorker Held a Coachella GIF Party and Didn’t Invite You

The New Yorker dispatched instagramming scribe Nathaniel Wood to Coachella last weekend, and, in an effort to make you think that (paraphrasing Timothy Fenwick, Jr.) there’s something going on in this country that you just don’t know about, posted a bunch of hyperactive GIFs featuring gleeful Coachella-goers, seesaws,… » 4/18/13 8:55pm 4/18/13 8:55pm

Celebrities at Coachella Should Be Forced to Poop in Public

Imagine, for a sweet, fleeting moment, that you're a Very Important Person at Coachella. Maybe you're Lindsay Lohan or Audrina Patridge and you've had one Luna bar too many. Now you feel an urgency, which, since you're a VERY IMPORTANT PERSON, should mean that you get to stroll off to a quiet little water closet… » 4/16/13 12:00pm 4/16/13 12:00pm

Tegan Wants You to Get a Little Bit Closer at Coachella

Tegan Quin of Tegan and Sara performs onstage during day 1 of the 2013 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club on April 12, 2013 in Indio, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Coachella) » 4/14/13 8:30pm 4/14/13 8:30pm

Coachella Is Literally Crawling with Jonas Brothers

PALM SPRINGS, CA - APRIL 13: (L-R) Musician Joe Jonas, model Alessandra Ambrosio, actress AnnaSophia Robb, and musician Nick Jonas attend the FIJI Water At Lacoste L!VE Coachella Desert Pool Party on April 13, 2013 in Palm Springs, California. (Photo by Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images for FIJI) » 4/14/13 1:25pm 4/14/13 1:25pm

Coachella Watch: Karen O My God This Looks Fun

Singer Karen O of the band Yeah Yeah Yeahs performs onstage during day 1 of the 2013 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club on April 12, 2013 in Indio, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella) » 4/13/13 1:30pm 4/13/13 1:30pm

How to Be the Worst Person at Coachella

So you're going to Coachella this weekend, next weekend or some hypothetical weekend in the future. (Remember, Coachella is a state of mind so one could potentially go to Coachella any time.) Music festivals, especially when they are as big and trendy as this one, are a tough landscape to navigate etiquette and… » 4/11/13 6:50pm 4/11/13 6:50pm

The Hipster Queen Decrees that Plaid Is Now Mainstream

A festival goer wears a mask of Britain's Queen Elizabeth during British performer Noel Gallagher's set on the first weekend of the 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Saturday, April 14, 2012, in Indio, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello) » 4/15/12 5:00pm 4/15/12 5:00pm