Coachella’s first weekend is now but a distant, dusty memory—and in just a few days, Weekend 2 festivities will begin, bringing over 100,000 people back to the Indio desert for 72 hours’ worth of dancing, drinking and selfie-snapping. Hold on—a large number of arguably crazy people coming together to party, take pictures and dress up in odd outfits? That sounds an awful lot like fashion week!
Truly, aside from the obvious parallels between this pair of hyped-up events—both Coachella and NYFW boast incredible music, for instance—the two have an awful lot in common. From the social media struggles to the restroom dilemmas to the challenge of balancing shows with parties, click through above for 15 reasons why Coachella and fashion week are essentially the exact same event—just on opposite coasts.