If the first weekend of Coachella Valley Music and Arts festival is any indication, the Nineties are back in a big way. On Friday night, Calvin Klein embraced the era with an all-night warehouse party with rotating DJs in Cathedral City, Calif. Mainstays from the slacker age, including Lenny Kravitz and Courtney Love — shielding her face from photographers — fit right in with the next generation of musicians, model types and at least one Oscar winner: Leonardo DiCaprio.
A fluorescent sign read “I rave in #mycalvins” and attendees did just that in throwback trends like logo-laden sports bras and baseball caps and ripped, oversized denim. Kravitz’s daughter, Zoë, rocked the latter look with boyfriend Twin Shadow, aka George Lewis Jr., while Jaden Smith and girlfriend Sarah Snyder opted for matching black sneakers.
Boldfacers showed up hours after festival headliner LCD Soundsystem wrapped its set at the Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. Kanye West and A$AP Rocky, fresh off their surprise performance together, led the wave of fashionably late attendees, who also included Coachella veteran and Palm Springs aficionado DiCaprio.
Also up all night — and therefore late to the bevy of pool parties on Saturday: a fresh-faced Freida Pinto, who stood out in the crowd in her silk top-and-pants combo; Lexi Boling; Bing Walton; Alexander Wang; Anna Ewers; Haim; Calvin Klein collaborator Joey Bada$$, and Caroline Vreeland, donning denim short shorts which also were spotted on the majority of Pretty Young Things throughout the weekend. Bathroom lines drew sighs, but there was no wait for In-N-Out burgers, which largely went unappreciated by the distracted desert ravers.
Headline DJ and producer Alesso, Brodinski, Guillaume Berg, Virgil Abloh and Eclair Fifi kept the crowd going until after 4 a.m., as chain-smoking attendees excitedly lit up, bringing the Nineties vibe full circle. The only thing missing from the funky bunch: Marky Mark and Kate Moss.