Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Coachella Recap

This post is sponsored by Socialstars for Crowdtap #CoachellaHerbalista 
Since I'm now officially a Cali girl, I was so excited when Crowdtap reached out to me about going to Coachella on behalf of Herbal Essences! I've always wanted to go, and it seemed like the perfect time to finally experience the much beloved three day music festival--not to mention the line up was amazing this year.

Those of you who have asked about my hair routine may remember my obsession with Herbal Essences "Color Me Happy" shampoo and conditioner; I've used it since high school. It's technically for colored hair, but it's really moisturizing and I think it's great for dry hair as well. The best part? It smells so good. Like, getting stopped on the street by strangers and asked what perfume I'm wearing good. So, I was super stoked to learn that they've made it into a body wash, "Happy Go Lather" (along with four other options). Now I can have my signature scent even on the days I don't wash my hair!  I tried the different body washes at Coachella, where showers are VERY necessary, and they all left me smelling equally delicious.

Three other bloggers were invited: An of HautePinkPretty, Elizabeth of A Keene Sense of Style, and McKenna of McKennaBleu. They were such sweethearts and because we spent three days together, we got to bond a lot more than we would have at your typical blogger event. Highlights of the weekend included seeing Kid Cudi, HAIM, Bastille, Solange, Lorde, and OutKast. I'm still kicking myself for being too much of an old lady to stay up for Pharell! I've seen him a few times live, but he had some amazing guests come out, including Jay-Z.
 
How cute are these glam safari tents we stayed in? 
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Wearing F21 dress, WetSeal bag
 
Getting dolled up with the girls in the safari lounge
McKenna and Elizabeth with their favorite body washes
DAY 2

Wearing Forever21 top and pants! 

Laying in the grass listening to Cudi 

DAY 3
Wearing ASOS top & shorts (sold out), Forever21 shoes
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I can't wait to go back! 

19 comments:

  1. You looked so pretty and all the other ladies as well, Ive never been seems like so much fun!

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  2. It's so great how you've grown this blog to get all these opportunities. It's so inspiring!

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  3. Love the fact that you held your own against three other talented (thin) ladies and you didn t fade into the tapestry of their world but you brought them into the world that you OWNED!...

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  4. wow how amazing! it seems like you had a wonderful time! unfortunately when i went over to the states i only passed by coachella and there were no festivals going on!
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  5. eeek I cant wait to go next year! I am so excited that I have a live model of outfits that would look nice on my size. I love all of your outfits but day two is the best!!!! I know you had fun. I will use the looks as a model for the festivals im going to in the up coming months. the shirt and short set looks so comfortable. Great post!!!

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  6. How fun. The only way standing in a sea of sweaty thousands could be fun is with those tents and showers!

    Love your hair, by the way.

    Sound of Chic
    http://soundofchic.com
    Classic style set to an indie soundtrack

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  7. OMG!!! Love the crop top look! You have inspired me to bust out my crop top ensemble!

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  8. Looks like you had a lot of fun and love the tents super cute. Check out fashion blog mywhiteT.com

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  9. Ohhh, I'd love to go there one day!
    You're so lovely, beautiful and truly inspiring :))

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  10. Love day 1 to day 3! I would like to buy the day 3 outfit, which you mention to be sold out. Did you get it in the regular size? There's one in the curve section but the color looks different. I would like to know if it's the same color? The flower on your top looks more purple and that's what I want!
    Thanks for your answer

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  11. You look great! I love the sold out matchinh separates suit from asos! Congrats Gabi!

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  12. http://www.lucyclothing.com.au/ladies-plus-size-clothing is surprisingly great for their latest styles and prices

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  13. Your posts are amazing, your shoots too!!! I would like to be at Coachella festival, but I'm too far away... maybe one day I'll be there!! However you are just amzing!!
    XoXo

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  15. Loved all your Coachella looks. My fave is the crop top ensemble. Always killing it!

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  16. Fab photo! :)
    My favorite look is "day 1"

    Silvia
    SweetFlo

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  17. I love it, thanks for sharing! I read your blog all the time and am really inspired! Keep being yourself.
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