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Lauren Conrad Festival Fashion Picks

Style Guide: Festival Fashion

We are thrilled to share this story from Lauren Conrad! The TV personality, writer, designer, and style maven has started, a social networking site that features daily posts by Lauren on all of our favorite topics — fashion, beauty, food, party planning — and Lauren will be sharing her latest fashion finds with Fab every month. This week, she's sharing her festival fashion picks.

It's that time of year… festival season! Over the next few months, hipsters, trendsetters and music-lovers alike will be flocking to various music festivals all over the country. And as a matter of fact, I will be going to Coachella this year! I'm really excited. And to be honest, I cannot wait to dress up like a flower child for three days in a row... While I'm looking forward to the music, the number one thing on my mind right now is fashion. Or more accurately, what I am going to wear.

Related: Style Guide: 6 Essential Festival Accessories

If you ask me, there are four major must-haves when packing for a fashionable festival getaway: shorts (short skirts can be dangerous), lightweight tops (it's hot), comfortable (but stylish) footwear and a few breezy dresses. Seeing as my team has already shared their expert picks for festival flair, I thought I'd spotlight my wardrobe essentials for the big weekend…


Without further ado, here are my must-pack fashion picks for Coachella:

Fabulous, breezy tops are essential . . .

KAIN silk tank, Paper Crown Metallic Knit Top, Topshop crochet vest, Textile Elizabeth & James Zuma Tank

See all of Lauren's picks after the break.

You can't go wrong with these perfectly adorable flower child shorts . . .

H&M crochet shorts; Topshop neon hotpants; Victoria Beckham denim shorts; KSUBI cut-off denim shorts

And these lovely summer frocks will keep your look relaxed but oh-so-chic . . .

Nastygal Almost Innocent Dress; Anthropologie Sundown Crohet Maxi Dress; Topshop strappy button sundress ; LC Lauren Conrad polka-dot bow dress

Last but not least — footwear. Opt for comfy and versatile options such as these booties and sandals . . .

Opening Ceremony Coachella ankle boots; Topshop booties; Dolce Vita gladiator sandals; Topshop cross strap sandals

What are your festival fashion essentials? If you're going to a music festival (or even an outdoor concert), let me know what you'll be wearing in the comments below.

XO Lauren

P.S. Click here to see what I wore to my book signing in NYC last night!

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