This year, Coachella explicitly denied totems entry into the festival. These celebrity faces and odd things attached to sticks are useful for helping keep groups of friends together in big crowds, and they’re especially ubiquitous at EDM events like Hard Summer, EDC and Ultra.
The ban on totems, though, didn’t stop Coachella-goers from smuggling in their means of staying connected. Here are the 10 best totems we’ve seen so far at Weekend 2. All images by Willie T.