As the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival returns this week, TikTok feeds have been swamped with festival fashion and beauty inspiration as music aficionados — or fashionistas who pretend to be in it for the music — put their best looks together.
Coachella 2022 trends
Everybody remembers Coachella’s past bohemian flower hats and earthy tones. Coachella fashion will now shift away from previous “free-spirited” styles and toward a “contemporary edge,” according to TikTok influencers, with different colors of purple, glitzed textiles, beachwear, fringe designs, and diverse pieces including, but not limited to:
The rhinestone fringe cowboy hat: According to TikTok, a classic cowboy hat with a fringe rhinestone finish will make a reappearance this year. Festivalgoers are expected to replace it with the “modern flower crown,” which will be worn with a slip dress and cowboy boots, according to fashion influencers.
Crochet sets and dresses: In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, DIYers popularised crotchet swimsuits, bucket hats, and bags as a Coachella and everyday fashion trend, according to Vogue. According to TikTok, a touch of vibrant and floral patches to carry you from day to night will be particularly popular among festivalgoers.
Metallic and gilded textures: The pandemic-riddled past is gone, and the future has arrived, so metallic textures are in. TikTok influencers anticipate that metallic materials, reminiscent of the 1970s Disco era and providing the “futuristic vibes of this digital age,” will take Coachella by storm, adding that everyone is ready for COVID-19 to end.
Makeup and hair inspired by “euphoria”: Anything “euphoria”-themed appears to be synonymous with Coachella this year, so get out the glittering eyeliner and find a friend who can braid your hair. Hairstyles with accessories such as flowers, barrettes, pearls, butterfly clips, and/or many pigtail knots and hair buns for a psychedelic look are also predicted on TikTok. For a complete music festival look, pair it with a bright eyeliner or metallic frosted eyeshadow.