Pop Animal

Subculture devotees adopt unlikely animals as style saviors
Implications - Cute animals like pandas and puppies have historically been surefire style successes, but hipsters are now leaning towards unlikely animals like narwhals to set themselves aside from the masses. Mother Nature's forgotten creatures like narwhals and wolves are now at the forefront of fashion.
SCORE: 3.4
Warm Top 6 Examples: 51,638 Total Clicks Jun 09 - Dec 09
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Epic High Five Shirts - A Gorilla and Shark Unite on the High Five Hoodie
SCORE: 5.7
Hot 11,795 Clicks Pub: Aug 26, 09
Epic High Five Shirts
A Gorilla and Shark Unite on the High Five Hoodie
Topatoco’s High Five Hoodie has a front image of a gorilla and a shark engaging in an epic high five (which pretty much makes this the best hoodie ever!). The red hoodie has an explosion in the background… [More]
Screaming Ape-arel - Christopher Kane's Fierce Angry Gorilla Tees Spark Conversation
SCORE: 3.2
Warm 10,173 Clicks Pub: Jun 12, 09
Screaming Ape-arel
Christopher Kane's Fierce Angry Gorilla Tees Spark Conversation
I choose to attribute this to the wolf shirt phenomenon, but Christopher Kane's new Gorilla tees, being sold on Colette, are both kitschy and a conversation starter. The Gorilla tees by Christopher Kane… [More]
Hybrid Animal Talismans - Hip Shark Necklace Has a Hipposhark Eating a Lady
SCORE: 3.8
Warm 6,342 Clicks Pub: Dec 2, 09
Hybrid Animal Talismans
Hip Shark Necklace Has a Hipposhark Eating a Lady
Just when you thought it was safe to get back in the water, and by water I mean parties filled with hipsters, here comes the necklace version of the Three Wolf Shirt. The Hip Shark necklace is an ingenious… [More]
Narwhal Pumps - Eccentric, Hand-Painted Vintage Pumps by Scholarlyarticles
SCORE: 3
Warm 10,385 Clicks Pub: Nov 27, 09
Narwhal Pumps
Eccentric, Hand-Painted Vintage Pumps by Scholarlyarticles
These narwhal pumps by ScholarlyArticles are probably the most ridiculously amazing thing ever, just because they feature one of my most favourite creatures on the planet. I mean, who wouldn’t want a unicorn… [More]
Reindeer Rings - Haoshi Animal Rings are White, Plastic, Taxidermy-Like Accessories
SCORE: 2.2
Mild 9,743 Clicks Pub: Dec 23, 09
Reindeer Rings
Haoshi Animal Rings are White, Plastic, Taxidermy-Like Accessories
These Haoshi Animal Rings are incredibly detailed pets that you can wear on your fingers. Featuring realistic portrayals of animal heads in white plastic affixed to a metal ring, the Taiwanese design studio… [More]
Monkey Sweaters - Attiladesign's Cheeky Applique Top Lets You Hug a Primate
SCORE: 2.1
Mild 3,200 Clicks Pub: Sep 14, 09
Monkey Sweaters
Attiladesign's Cheeky Applique Top Lets You Hug a Primate
This cheeky monkey sweater by Etsy artisan Attiladesigns is perfect for people who want to be able to hug a primate all day long. This linen knit sweater features a monkey applique right across the tummy,… [More]