COACHELLA

An Exhaustive Visual History of Celebrities at Coachella

Jake Gyllenhaal and Reese Witherspoon watching Jenny Lewis perform at Coachella
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This weekend, thousands and thousands of people will descend upon Coachella Valley in Indio, California for the first part of the music festival’s first edition in two years. And if the past two decades or so are any indication, quite a few will have familiar faces. There are certain celebrities who attend every year—10-plus-year veteran Vanessa Hudgens chief among them—and Kendall Jenner and Hailey Bieber are among those who make sure there are always models galore. And then there the unexpected. How Danny DeVito and Clint Eastwood ended up traipsing the grounds, we may never know, but the photos of them in attendance are a delight. Here, an exhaustive look back at all the celebrities who’ve tried their hands at festival style.

Katy Perry and Rihanna
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Katy Perry and Rihanna mingled with the audience in 2012.

Rihanna
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And Rihanna delivered an iconic moment by taking the show in from on high while simultaneously getting high.

Danny DeVito and Amy Winehouse
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Presenting perhaps the most unexpected pairing in Coachella’s two-decade-plus history. DeVito appears to be a fan of the late singer, because he posed for a series of photos with her when he somehow found himself at the festival in 2007.

Hailey Bieber and Kendall Jenner
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Apologies to those whose views the models impaired when they reached for the heavens in 2015.

Jake Gyllenhaal and Reese Witherspoon
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Looks like the actors, who were dating when they attended the festival in 2009, are huge fans of Jenny Lewis.

Chanel Iman
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No one does Coachella style like models. Case in point: Chanel Iman at a party for Belvedere in 2017.

Vanessa Hudgens
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“I live my best gypsy bohemian life at Coachella every year,” Vanessa Hudgens, the so-called Queen of Coachella (and flower crowns), told W ahead of her 10th time attending the festival.

Justin Bieber and Kendall Jenner
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JB and KJ joined forces to brave the crowd in 2015.

Brooklyn Beckham
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Newlywed Brooklyn Beckham flew solo when he attended in 2015.

Busy Philipps
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Philipps epitomized mid-aughts fashion when slung a belt around her waist in 2006.

Cameron Diaz
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Cameron Diaz wore a tube top when she attended in 2007.

Lindsay Lohan
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Lindsay Lohan made it clear it was 2010 when she showed up in gladiator boots.

Kirsten Dunst and Alexander Skarsgård
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The actors buddied up at Lacoste’s pool party in 2011, the same year they costarred in Lars von Trier’s Melancholia.

Dita Von Teese
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Dita Von Teese took a break from black when she attended that same year.

Lily Collins and Emma Watson
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Long before she became Emily in Paris, Lily Collins met up with Emma Watson at Mulberry’s BBQ pool party in 2012.

Brie Larson
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Brie Larson gave DJing a go at Lacoste’s annual pool party in 2012.

Alexa Chung
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Chung, a master at festival style, followed suit the following year.

Sofia Richie
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Twenty-seventeen was among many years the brand Revolve attracted models like Sofia Richie to the valley.

Diane Kruger
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Diane Kruger did a 180 from her usual evening gowns by swapping them out for a band tee and short shorts in 2013.

Kendall and Kylie Jenner
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Kylie Jenner was in her blue-haired era when she and her sister Kendall paired up in 2015.

Clint Eastwood
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Yup, that’s really Clint Eastwood. The four-time Oscar winner made a surprise appearance in sporty shades in 2013.

Zoë Kravitz
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The Batman star, who also performed at the 2015 festival, mastered Coachella style with ease.

Cody Simpson and Gigi Hadid
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The singer and supermodel were the undisputed music festival couple of 2015.

Miles Teller
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Miles Teller really went for it wardrobe-wise when he partied with Samsung in 2014.

Cara Delevingne, Poppy Delevingne, and Sienna Miller
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The Delevingne sisters joined Sienna Miller in crossing the pond from London in 2014.

Emmy Rossum and Fergie
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Emmy Rossum was channeling Vanessa Hudgens with a flower crown when she met up with Fergie at a Samsung event in 2014.

Jared Leto
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Not even the desert heat could convince Jared Leto to tie back his long locks in 2014.

Kristen Stewart
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K-Stew kept it casual at what appears to have been her only Coachella to date in 2010.

Drake and French Montana
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Drake and French Montana caught up at Don Julio’s Neon Carnival in 2017.

Ariel Winter, Yara Shahidi, and Dove Cameron
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H&M’s annual Coachella event was full of former Disney star star power in 2017.

Casey Cott, Lili Reinhart, Cole Sprouse, KJ Apa, and Camila Mendes
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Meanwhile, the Riverdale cast gave them a run for their money.

Darren Criss
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The Glee and Hollywood star showed off his abs when he partied with Republic Records in 2018.

Alessandro Ambrosio
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In 2018, a year after her tenure as one of the top Victoria’s Secret Angels came to a close, Ambrosio was in full modeling mode at the festival’s 2018 edition.

Freida Pinto and Emily Ratajkowski
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Pinto and Ratajkowski took it easy at H&M’s popup in 2017.

Scarlett Johansson
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It’s a true testament to Johansson’s musical skills that none other than the highly influential Jesus and Mary Chain invited her onstage in 2007.

Tony Hawk
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As if his Cool Dad status weren’t already official, the skater looked fully in his element when attending in 2013.

Gabriel Glenn and Paris Jackson
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The then-couple was the picture of boho chic in 2019.

Aaron Paul
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The Breaking Bad star wasn’t afraid to let loose at yet another H&M event in 2017.

Alana, Este, and Danielle Haim
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The Haim sisters were in full Coachella mode when they attended (and performed) in 2014.

Drew Barrymore
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Barrymore was in full party (and Euphoria makeup) mode when she took in M.I.A.’s performance in 2009.

Beyoncé
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Between her band tee, mini jorts, and sun hat, Bey somehow could have been mistaken for any old festival-goer in 2010.

Nick and Joe Jonas
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Instead of performing in 2013, two of the three Jonas Brothers took it easy at Fiji Water’s pool party.

Blackpink and Jaden Smith
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Jennie, Lisa, Jisoo, and Rosé met up with fellow performer Jaden Smith offstage in 2019.