Aphotic Obsession

As edgy is correlated to the concept of macabre, consumers idolize the sullen

Implications - Anonymity on the Internet has reared a generation more comfortable expressing their emotions, which has led to the acceptance of melancholic feelings. As a result, consumers are looking to actualize emotions via wares that are in-line with their lifestyles as opposed to adhering to cultural subgenres.
SCORE: 4.9
Warm Top 6 Examples: 86,942 Total Clicks May 14 - May 14
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Gothic Frozen Film Adaptations - Tim Burton Inspired Frozen Illustrations Combine Cinematic Classics
SCORE: 7.4
Viral 28,040 Clicks Pub: May 8, 14
Gothic Frozen Film Adaptations
Tim Burton Inspired Frozen Illustrations Combine Cinematic Classics
These Frozen illustrations combine two incredibly popular movie styles: Disney and Tim Burton. Drawn by Japanese artist Yoko, the pictures show a quirkier and darker side to Disney’s 2013... [More]
Terrifying Cartoon Illustrations - Dan Luvisi's Cartoon Illustrations Turn Disney Characters Dark
SCORE: 7.4
Viral 45,613 Clicks Pub: May 15, 14
Terrifying Cartoon Illustrations
Dan Luvisi's Cartoon Illustrations Turn Disney Characters Dark
For his ‘Popped Culture’ series, LA-based artist Dan LuVisi turns some of the most beloved Disney characters and other animations into nightmarish cartoon illustrations. Last year, the... [More]
Dark Disney Mobile Accessories - These Punk Princess iPhone Covers Remix Iconic Cartoon Characters
SCORE: 6.2
V. Hot 7,028 Clicks Pub: May 7, 14
Dark Disney Mobile Accessories
These Punk Princess iPhone Covers Remix Iconic Cartoon Characters
Novelty web retailer Shop Jeen rethinks classic tech accessories with their Punk Princess iPhone covers that feature remixed versions of classic Disney cartoon icons, Princess Jasmine and Alice from... [More]
Punk-Inspired Prom Couture - The Gothic Shop's Daenerys Asymmetrical Dress is Unexpected
SCORE: 3.5
Mild 3,508 Clicks Pub: May 16, 14
Punk-Inspired Prom Couture
The Gothic Shop's Daenerys Asymmetrical Dress is Unexpected
Transform into a punk rock princess this prom season with the Daenerys Asymmetrical Dress from The Gothic Shop. This edgy garment is designed for the fashion risk taker because it rejects the... [More]
Delicate Diadem Rings - This Stylish Crown Ring Instantly Turns Your Finger into Royalty
SCORE: 2.2
Untested 2,305 Clicks Pub: May 20, 14
Delicate Diadem Rings
This Stylish Crown Ring Instantly Turns Your Finger into Royalty
If you’re someone who likes to collect vintage and antique trinkets, these dainty royalty-inspired crown rings are the perfect piece of jewelry to adorn your princess fingers with. Etsy... [More]
Horrifying Disney Tributes - YouTuber Bobby Burns Turns the Frozen Movie into a Horror Film
SCORE: 2.9
Untested 448 Clicks Pub: May 12, 14
Horrifying Disney Tributes
YouTuber Bobby Burns Turns the Frozen Movie into a Horror Film
The animated Frozen movie has quickly become a Disney classic all over the world and spawned on several fan adaptations and tributes. YouTuber Bobby Burns recently created the ‘If Frozen Was a... [More]