It goes without saying that even though you're not in your 20s anymore, it doesn't mean you can't look completely Coachella-ready. Music festivals are often considered to be synonymous with skin-baring outfits, but as a post–age 30 attendee, you may be seeking outfit ideas that are a little more polished. Luckily, a slew of over-30 celebs has served up just that in recent years. In fact, they nailed their polished festival dressing, proving you don't have to show a ton of skin to look completely appropriate for the occasion. Of course, if you'd like to, then by all means do!
With weekend one of Coachella quickly approaching, now is the time to lock down your looks for the fashionable fest. To offer up a little outfit inspiration, here are our favorite festival-friendly looks worn by over-30 attendees.
Read on for tips on how to dress for music festivals when you're not in your 20s anymore, and shop pieces that you'll definitely want to wear to Coachella and beyond.
No-fail, easy outfit idea: Pair a white dress (just beware of grass stains) with a statement jacket and boots.
On Kate Bosworth: Etro jacket; Kempner dress; Matisse boots
A high-waisted skirt or trousers and a coordinating crop top show just a hint of skin and keep you cool in the desert heat.
Miranda Kerr: Zimmermann top and trousers
An easy way to stand out? Wear something a bit glamorous (e.g., a metallic dress) with something a bit rugged (e.g., Alexa Chung's Hunter boots).
On Alexa Chung: Hunter Adjustable Calf Rain Boots ($160)
Skip the crochet crop top, and pair denim cutoffs with a breezy bohemian top and fringed cardigan like Cindy Crawford did.
Wear a button-down over a bikini top for extra coverage, and style them with cutoffs featuring a longer inseam.
On Diane Kruger: Levi's shorts; Jason Wu bag
Stay comfortable by wearing a neutral knit dress and letting your fun accessories do the talking.
On Jamie Chung: Rag & Bone hat; American Apparel dress; Tezenis bra; Chloé bag
Shop Polished Pieces for Coachella
Wear this on-trend tee with your denim shorts and suede ankle boots.
Swap the flower crowns for a bandana scrunchie.
We highly recommend these flattering cutoffs.
Want to look instantly more polished? Opt for a structured satchel over a slouchy one.
Wow, this is officially the coolest thing to wear with bike shorts.
Celebs agree: Suede ankle boots are the festival footwear of choice.
The Western look is going to be all the rage at Coachella this year.
You'll need to pack at least one swimsuit. Make it this sporty one-piece.
This is the perfect occasion to try the seashell trend.
Two-piece outfit idea: Pair this dress with the above Tevas or ankle boots.
Just go ahead and copy this entire outfit.
You'll be the envy of everyone at Coachella with these unique hoops on.
Breezy bohemian blouses are a festival wardrobe essential.