Coachella 2018 Recap : Kylie Jenner, Charli XCX, Dillon Francis and More Bring the Heat to the Desert

Lisa Rinna’s daughter Delilah Belle, model Ella Angel, and Miley Cyrus’ sister Brandi Cyrus looked ready to get lucky at Lucky Brand’s Desert Jam.   Delilah, donned in full on Lucky Brand denim was feeling the love at Desert Jam! Photo Courtesy of LJPR
Patrick Schwarzenegger and girlfriend Abby Champion were all cuddles at the Lucky Brand Desert Jam.  They were attached at the hip dancing, chugging Core water in the desert heat to cool off. Photo Courtesy of LJPR

It’s comes as no surprise that music and fashion go hand in hand! Most activations take place during the first weekend of Coachella! Check out our review of a few memorable parties during one of the biggest weekends in music! 

“KOURT X KYLIE” at Poppy Nightclub’s Coachella Pop Up: 

Poppy nightclub, in partnership with Kylie Cosmetics and BMW i, hosted the ultimate Coachella party destination BMW i’s ‘Powered Paradise In The Desert’.  Kylie Cosmetics celebrated the launch of the new makeup collection ‘KOURT X KYLIE’ & the launch of Pizza Boys Radio on Apple Music’s Beats 1, where Lil Wayne performed “A Milli” among other hits. Photo Credit: Krave Studios 
Friday evening kicked off the festivities for the weekend! The most notable party for the evening was the launch of “KOURT X KYLIE” by Kylie Jenner. The event took place at Poppy Nightclub and celebs such as Kendall Jenner, Travis Scott, Lil Wayne, Rihanna and more attended the fete. Kylie showed up rocking pink hair just mere months after giving birth to her first daughter, Stormi Webster, with beau Travis Scott. Earlier in the week Kylie called herself, “a cool mom,” ala the hit film, ‘Mean Girls.’ The pop up was held to celebrate her new Kourt X Kylie makeup collection, a collaboration between the new mom and her older sister Kourtney Kardashian. The new mom enjoyed her weekend off from mom duties with her beau, Travis Scott and her bestie Jordyn Woods.
Lucky Brand Desert Jam:

 
Charli XCX donned custom Lucky Brand denim for her performance at Desert Jam. Photo Courtesy of LJPR
 
Held at Arrive Hotel in Palm Springs the second annual Desert Jam featured performances by Harry Hudson and Charli XCX, along with support from Jaira Burns, Naomi Wild and DJ sets from Mr. Best, Wade Crescent, Tolula Adeyemi, and Denise Love Hewett. Guests were able to lounge poolside, check out the latest festival sunnies from Diff Eyewear, and check out some top denim pieces from authentic, all-American denim line Lucky, (you could even get items customized!) Lucky Brand jeans are made for the free-thinker, the artist, the dreamer; they’re made to dance, work, run, jump, and play! The brand prides itself in being a free spirit andvlaid-back lifestyle of Lucky Brand’s Southern California roots.
Charli XCX donned custom Lucky Brand denim for her performance at Desert Jam. Photo Courtesy of LJPR
 
Charli XCX, most widely known for her hit single ‘Boom Clap’ and writing the single “Fancy” for Iggy Azalea took the stage in 90’s denim, obvs Lucky Denim. The performance came mere hours before she was set to perform at Coachella! Fans of XCX have seen her transform from punk-grunge to red carpet glam and 90s fashion! They style revolution is just as impressive as her talent musically. 
 
The party kept the menu simple almost like a backyard BBQ by offering bites such as hot dogs and light fare such as orange-marinated cauliflower while sipping on Omission Beer and Jack Daniels cocktails. The party definitely made a splash and kept attendees intrigued until closing time!
Photo Courtesy of LJPR
 
Sponsors for the event included:   NYLON, Lovesac, Triumph, Scunci, Jack Daniels, Core WaterOmission BeerQuest, FHI Heat, Sunnylife, and DIFF eyewear.
 
Pandora Indio- Invasion
The Scene! Photo Credit: Alison Buck/Getty Images for Pandora

 

Pandora once again teamed up with T-Mobile to bring the Pandora Indio Invasion to the desert!
 
The event created a tropical oasis for attendees! Surrounded by greenery with touches of a variety of pinks set the tone for the retreat style party. The event had tons of photo opportunities and lounge room which truly encapsulated the spirit of the event. The light summer cocktail menu had a few refreshing offerings perfect for the high heats. Guests were able to snack on light bites and desserts while either taking a quick dip in the pool or laying out and basking in the sun! 
 
As if that wasn’t reason enough to check out this event perhaps the high-energy DJ set by Dillon Francis will change your mind. 
 
DJ Dillon Francis performs during T-Mobile Indio Invasion, Powered By Pandora Featuring Dillon Francis at Cree Estate on April 13, 2018 in Cathedral City, California. Photo Credit: Alison Buck/Getty Images for Pandora
Photo Credit: Lady Drewniak

 CombsFest x nANA jUDY:

One of the most memorable events of the weekend was the nANA jUDY weekend takeover! Over the course of the 3-day festival nANA jUDY did not miss a beat! From day parties to night performances this was the party of the weekend and is definitely making a name for itself as a premiere party to attend while in the desert for Coachella!

The party, which was held in Bermuda dunes, took place and was the place to be! At one point there was a line stretched 2 miles long as people turned up early anticipating the event!

Lil’ Wayne Performed a Few Hits at the nANA jUDY Party! Photo Credit: Lady Drewniak

 

The king of Hip Hop Puff Daddy (P-Diddy) turned up and was captured parting for hours in the NANA JUDY Cabana with his girlfriend Cassie Ventura. They were seen kissing, dancing and having a good time. Set on a large property with Cadillacs, cabanas and complete with an airport hangar, The hangar transformed into a stage hosted by Diddy’s sons Justin and Christian Combs which featured international super star Lil Wayne performing to the guests which went crazy over him.

Photo Credit: Lady Drewniak

Over the rest of the weekend celebs such as: French Montana, YG, Lil Pump, ZHU, Eric Morillo, Shawn Ross, Scotty James, and more came straight to the after party. At one point “Typical Psycho” singer Katie Welch and grammy nominated “No Filter” singer Gabe Roland performed on Sunday!
If you’ve never experienced a weekend in Palm Springs during the biggest weekends in music – it’s a MUST! From the installations and pop-ups to the high-energy good vibes, THIS will always be our happy place!

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