2019 Coachella essentials -- Our must-have items for this season's hottest festival

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Festival season is in full swing and we’re about a week out from the biggest beast of all — Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

The famous, two-weekend long festival comes with its own set of challenges in terms of how to pack, how to prep and how to comfortably make it from sunrise to sundown.

In order to properly thrive during Coachella, it takes the proper training, mindset, and gear — and no, we’re not being dramatic!

Hitting the California the desert with the right essentials is crucial; doing just that while still staying on-trend is even better.

We’ve rounded up our top picks for all of the essentials any Coachella-goer will need, from swoon-worthy shades to silky dust-protecting face scarves to the sleekest hands-free backpack to carry around your stuff throughout the day.

Here are our 2019 Coachella essentials:

Essential: Portable charger

Essential: Statement sunglasses

Essential: Scarf (for dust-protection)
Essential: Drink to sip on
Essential: Restore hydration
Essential: Wide-brimmed hat
Essential: The wear-with-anything accessory
Essential: Outerwear for colder night temperatures
Essential: Sunshine without the damage
Essential: Camera  
Essential: Stylish shirt for your boyfriend
Essential: Water-resistant bag
Essential: Revitalize your hair 
Essential: SPF on-the-go with a glow
Essential: Recovery drink
Essential: Ponytail holders
Essential: Comfort and stylish support

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