Compared with the rest of the crowd, Aussie songbird Kate Miller-Heidke, who opened Coachella, looked like she was about to attend a bat mitzvah. Her pink lace peplum frock cost $20 at a Toronto thrift store, and she paired it with opaque black tights despite the 90-degree weather. “I’m from Australia,” the 28-year-old Brisbane native explained. “This is like winter.”
This story first appeared in the April 20, 2010 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.