Your Guide to the Most Fashion Forward Acts

As we've mentioned, Coachella is more than just a music festival and has become a hotbed for street style and fashion company sponsorship opportuniti
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As we've mentioned, Coachella is more than just a music festival and has become a hotbed for street style and fashion company sponsorship opportuniti
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Yeah Yeah Yeahs Fashion Cred: Vocalist Karen O is specially styled by her good friend, artist and costume designer Christian Joy. The NYC band has most recently tapped model and actress Lily Cole to star in the music video for their latest single "Sacrilege." Style: Karen O takes center stage with an updated take on glam rock outfits.

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Two Door Cinema Club Fashion Cred: The band has released two albums under French music record and fashion label Kitsuné. Style: The boys of Two Door Cinema Club love to dress up in suit and dress shirt combos, which they sport with Beatles-esque hipster flare.

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James Blake Fashion Cred: He's talked with Elle about his Bieber 'do and with Oyster on his wide range of musical inspirations, from gospel music to hip hop. Style: There are echoes of Blake's musical aesthetic in his clothes. He likes to keep his attire pared down and minimalist. His favorite clothing items seem to be plain white t-shirts, denim button-up shirts, and black jeans.

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Theophilus London Fashion Cred: The Trinidad-native Brooklyn rapper sits front row at Chanel and has been profiled by Style and GQ as a style rebel. Style: Whether he's donning a suit or a leather jacket, London keeps it sartorially smart with well-tailored outfits. Oh, and he totally made the Borsalino happen outside of the Orthodox Jewish community.

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Poliça Fashion Cred: The band's electronic indie rock stylings have Vogue listening. Style: Frontwoman Channy Leaneagh looks quite the musical waif in her pixie cut and petite dresses.

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Janelle Monáe Fashion Cred: She's a CoverGirl in many ways. Besides being the cosmetic brand's spokeswoman, she's also been on the cover of Elle Canada and Paper and has been featured in a number of editorials. Style: She's always dapper in her signature tuxedo 'fits.

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The XX Fashion Cred: The band had a hazy Dazed & Confused cover, and Fantastic Man got bassist and vocalist Oliver Sim all dressed up for the magazine's F/W 2012 issue. Style: They pretty much always rock all black ensembles.

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Deap Vally Fashion Cred: The two have already scored a lengthy WWD article and are self-professed Balmain fans. Style: The duo epitomizes the rockabilly-babe thing, favoring denim cut-offs, cropped tops, and leather jackets.

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Pusha T Fashion Cred: The hip hop artist's Play Cloth clothing line lists fellow rappers Trinidad James and Kendrick Lamar as fans. Style: 3.1 Phillip Lim panelled shirt and bronze sneaks? Street fashion done right.

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Jessie Ware Fashion Cred: The dance-pop British songstress has covered Paper and has been profiled by InStyle, Elle, and Vogue, to name a few. Style: Ware's style is a sort of mashup of '90s hip-hop girl with modern lady. A lot of crop tops and oversized hoop earrings are involved.

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Bat for Lashes Fashion Cred: Natasha Khan, who performs under her stage name Bat for Lashes, has been featured on Interview and has talked to The Quietus about how Native American folklore and the art of Nick Cave has inspired her style. Style: She pretty much embodies music festival style with her desert hippie outfits accessorized with feathers and glitter.

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Vampire Weekend Fashion Cred: The indie darlings modeled spring's bold colors for GQ's April 2013 "Style Bible" issue. Style: The boys like to keep it comfy and unfussy in button-down shirts, jeans, and sneakers.