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#NoChella: 5 Ways To Celebrate Festival Season Here At Home

April 12, 2018

Skipping the desert this year and staying in town? No need to have #FOMO. There are plenty of ways to celebrate festival season right here on West 3rd Street. Here are five great ideas on how to get into the Coachella spirit without having to leave the neighborhood.

1. TAKE A LIVE DRUMS CLASS AT AURA CYCLE

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This Wednesday, April 18th, sign up for a Coachella-themed spin class at Aura Cycle featuring live drummers setting the beat. The class takes place at 7:30pm and is suitable for all riders and skill levels. The best part: mention “West 3rd Street” when booking and get the class for just $15 instead of $27 regular price.

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2. HIT UP A FESTIVAL-THEMED TRUNK SHOW

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Shop the Trunk LTD and Relove Collection pop-up on Thursday, April 19th from 4-9pm at Polkadots and Moonbeams. The trunk show is festival-themed and a great evening to hang out with friends while you shop and try on some coveted pieces before anyone else. Plus: get free pizza, Polkatinis and prizes!

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3. PICK UP A NEW PAIR OF SUNNIES

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Fashion stylists and publications all agree: tiny sunglasses are totally trending this year, and you can bet you’ll see this trend all over the Coachella #FestivalStyle pics. Head to Gogosha Optique and Dan Deutsch Optical Outlook on West 3rd to try on a pair of tiny sunglasses for yourself. They’ll last you through festival season and into the fall. And they’re easier to pull off than you think!

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(First photo of Illesteva sunglasses from Dan Deutsch | Above photo of Sabine Eyewear sunglasses from Gogosha Optique)

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4. SHOP THE COACHELLA COLLECTION AT M COHEN

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Get in the festival spirit with this special release collection featuring uniquely designed pieces curated by Maor Cohen especially for Coachella. Prices start at $185 and includes bracelets, necklaces and M Cohen’s signature stacked bracelets.

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5. STOCK UP ON SUMMER STAPLES AT DOUGLAS FIR

Are you ready for the next two weekends of MUSIC and FUN? Douglas Fir has a huge selection of sunglasses, hats, shorts, sneakers, tees and swimwear. This is the best place in town to pick up solid menswear staples you’ll wear all summer long.

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BONUS: ALEXIS BITTAR BUS

If you are heading to Indio for Coachella, make sure you stop by the Alexis Bittar Bus. The Brooklyn based jewelry brand known for Lucite bangles and elegant, irreverent designs, will bring a Coachella-inspired capsule collection to The Saguaro Palm Springs during this year’s music festival in its one-of-a-kind Bittar Bus, a gold-plated, classic Volkswagen conversion.

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This special capsule collection will feature a bold range of limited-edition designs developed to be sold exclusively at Bittar Bus. From bracelets to earrings and chokers alike, the capsule is comprised of dramatic hoops and statement cuffs ranging in a variety of sizes and materials, including the brand’s notorious Lucite. This captivating assortment is a necessity for concertgoers to illustrate an effortlessly chic ensemble in the desert this festival season.
The Bittar Bus will operate from 11:00AM to sundown on April 13th through 15th and again from April 20th through 22nd.  The capsule collection ranges in price from $95 to $295.

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