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There are still more than 24 hours left of Coachella, but everyone from the civilian festival-goers to the bursting blogger scene to celebrities are calling it: Calvin Klein threw the party of the weekend.
Hosted at an abandoned warehouse in Palm Springs, just a short drive from the festival grounds, the “Desert Sessions” rave (and the In-n-Out Burger truck stationed outside) lured in quite the eclectic crowd. And it was a big one, too, with hundreds dancing the night away to the teeth-chattering bass lines that shook the usually sleepy desert town.
The celeb turnout included painfully hip teens Amandla Stenberg, Jaden Smith and girlfriend Sarah Snyder, classy movie stars like Freida Pinto and Hollywood’s most infamous party boys Kanye West and, yes, even your boo boo Leonardo DiCaprio.
But who made up the other guests? Pret-a-Reporter did a bit of investigating inside the hazy, cigarette/weed smoke-filled warehouse to find out just what it took for a handful of partygoers to get an invite to the swanky affair. Here’s a taste of the influencers Calvin Klein deemed cool enough for the soon-to-be-legendary affair.
Hannah Kat Jones: Model/Actress
Hannah Kat Jones (Photo: Sam Reed)
The America’s Next Top Model Cycle 16 finalist came as the plus-one of Fashion Times editor Ashley Joy Parker.
Melissa Mahood: Warner Bros. Records Marketing Assistant
Mahood works with Brodinski, who performed at the party, and was invited to enjoy the show with friends.
Michael Mente: Revolve Clothing Founder
The night before his own desert bash, Revolve Clothing founder Michael Mente turned up at the rave thanks to fashion-industry friends.
Pia Arrobio: The Reformation Designer
Pia Arrobio (Photo: Sarah Gidick)
The former Reformation designer is now the creative director of the new brand LPA, which launches this fall. Arrobio, who runs with Emily Ratajkowski, was invited by a friend at the brand.
Johannes Huebel: Model
Johannes Huebl (Photo: Sarah Gidick)
The German-born hunk, who also happens to be Olivia Palermo’s hubby, also just so happens to be good friends with the brand’s global marketing director, who invited him to the bash.