Five Questionable Fashions from Coachella Artists
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The way the sun catches the fabric on your onstage Coachella attire can make or break the whole ensemble. Not to take anything away from the sparkle of Natasha Khan of Bat for Lashes, but when this dress lit up, it made her look more like the NBC peacock.
No one will ever say Maynard James Keenan doesn't know how to dress for shock value. After decades of sporting plenty of outlandish get-ups, we still weren't ready to gaze up this very earnest attempt to re-create the Beastie Boys' "Sabotage" video with this mullet/mustache combo.
Sure, we should all have respect for an established elder statesmen like New Order's Bernard Sumner. But someone who's been around the block as long as him should know that wearing your band's T-shirt onstage is a cardinal sin.
For once it was 2 Chainz's choice of leather pants, instead of his lyrics, that made absolutely no sense to us.
We're trying to imagine how R. Kelly chose the Liberace-esque hat that he sported during his surprise (and random as hell) cameo during Phoenix's headlining set last night. Honestly, it looked more like a crown than anything else. We're willing to bet he needed something flashy enough to distract from the fact that he wasn't Daft Punk.
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