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They Are Wearing: Coachella 2012

Longer printed dresses, high-waisted shorts, leather looks and high-low skirts were among the freshest trends on the field.

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On the grounds at Coachella.

Photo By David Jackle

Coachella, fashion’s favorite music festival, kicked off a two-weekend stint at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, Calif., on Friday. While bikini tops, boots and denim cutoffs in every color have become standard issue wear, there were several women (and a handful of men) who managed to be more creative. Longer printed dresses, high-waisted shorts, leather looks and high-low skirts were among the freshest trends on the field. “You put so much time into choosing your outfit, and you get here and think, ‘Why did I bother?’” said one attendee as photographers sped by, in pursuit of statuesque models such as Chanel Iman and Hanne Gaby. For everyone, Converse and flat boots trumped platforms and heels, and nobody hesitated to sit on the grass to enjoy a moment in the sun.

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