What My Spirit Hood Means To Me: Coachella-Goers Explain
by Gabrielle Canon
Spirit Hoods are back! At Coachella this year these fuzzy animal-themed head gears resembling furs (but not!) have returned with a vengeance; one's instinct remains, as always, to mock them, but this year, with heavy winds and thick drops of cold rain coming down, they actually serve a function. But staying warm was just one of many reasons Coachella attendees gave for wearing their Spirit Hoods. Behold.
3. "It helps animals"
The "Pro Blue" Spirit Hoods allow patrons to support the animal depicted in their head gear, with 10% of proceeds going toward, in this case, grey wolves and snow leopards, apparently.
1. "It holds my brain in"
This girl responded to our inquiries by making a funny, animal-like noise and prancing away. Elsewhere, Eric -- a guy who took to dancing in place before the music commenced -- added, "it feels good [on my head] when I am on 'shrooms and ecstasy." A girl with him put it that her hood "holds my brain in."
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