Rosie Huntington-Whiteley’s Stylist, Cher Coulter, On How To Avoid Looking Like A Festival Cliché

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley's Stylist On How To Avoid The Festival Cliché Trap


by Emma Spedding |
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If the first week at Coachella taught us anything, it's that the festival cliches aren't going anywhere. But working against the Clichella crowd are the likes of Rosie Huntington Whiteley, Kate Bosworth and Alexa Chung who managed to avoid looking like they were at a bring-your-own-plastic-garland fancy dress party. So what are the rules for avoiding looking like a festival cliche?

We enlisted A List stylist, Cher Coulter, who styles Rosie Huntington amongst others to share her tips for looking stylish at festivals this summer. She was at Coachella with a Chloe-clad Rosie this year and shares with us the coolest styling tricks she spotted in Palm Springs. Your new festival rules are:

**1. **I'm really over flower headbands, especially synthetic versions. Unless you picked them out the grass yourself, its very contrived indeed.

2. I also prefer to see fringe worn in a city. It's too obvious at a festival.

3. Shorts with half a butt hanging out no matter how great the body seem desperate. Instead go for a pale wash seventies and high waisted short, with a big old leather belt and a great seventies slogan tee. Let's start conversation with a t shirt rather than body part.


**4. **As for colours, I like the idea of all-white because it looks so good on the skin.

5. I also love a bit of sparkle at the festival At Coachella this year I saw this one girl dancing in a great silver sequin coat and she looked so cool.


6. Speaking of Coachella spotting, I also spotted Daisy Lowe in an amazing Spring Summer Saint Laurent star sequin bomber jacket worn over a denim jumpsuit and she rocked the 70s vibe perfectly.

7. Accents of red are modern - red a shoe, red a belt.


9. Get ahead and sport some 80s vibes with mis-match earrings you stole from your mum a la JW Anderson's AW15 show.

10. you cant go wrong with vintage tea dresses in gorgeous prints - but make them pretty not trashy and wear with sparkle skate shoes and a great belt.

Take a look through the gallery below to see what the stars are wearing at Coachella...

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