Conspicuous Cultured

Consumers leverage cultural influences to curate intellectual identities

Implications - Capitalizing on the breadth of knowledge at their fingertips, consumers want to showcase their worldly acumen by incorporating culturally contextual designs heavy with historical significance as integral elements to their carefully curated identities. Not only does this shift signify a rebellion against mainstream minimalism, it also demonstrates an eagerness to create individual cultural identities, leveraging iconographic imagery as an intellectual statement.
SCORE: 7.8
This Year and Hot Top 5 Examples: 28,579 Total Clicks Feb 15 - Jun 16
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Consumer Insight Topics: FashionJewelry
Exotic Streetwear Catalogs - The Latest Les Benjamins Collection is Titled 'Ottoman Punk'
SCORE: 8.5
This Year and Viral 15,435 Clicks Pub: Jan 19, 16
Exotic Streetwear Catalogs
The Latest Les Benjamins Collection is Titled 'Ottoman Punk'
The latest Les Benjamins collection consists of exotic streetwear pieces and draws its inspiration from pop culture imagery and ethnic traditions. Lensed against a backdrop of ornate Persian rugs,... [More]
Sporty Art History Tees - This Picasso Bulls Tee is the Perfect Mix of Art and Athleticism
SCORE: 7.3
V. Hot 4,904 Clicks Pub: Apr 30, 15
Sporty Art History Tees
This Picasso Bulls Tee is the Perfect Mix of Art and Athleticism
This clever Picasso Bulls tee by Toronto-based Just Visiting is a playful way to showcase your combined art history and sports knowledge. The white tee features a reinterpretation of the Chicago... [More]
Artistic Surf Equipment - The Boom-Art Renaissance Surfboard Collection is for Cultured Surfers
SCORE: 6.6
Hot 5,424 Clicks Pub: Feb 11, 15
Artistic Surf Equipment
The Boom-Art Renaissance Surfboard Collection is for Cultured Surfers
Surfers rocking MFA degrees will be all over the Boom-Art Renaissance surfboard collection. The French company has created three surfboards depicting two classic works of art from the 1500s. ‘... [More]
Classic Art Sneaker Tableaus - The Highsnobiety Nike Air Max Day Series References the Dutch Masters
SCORE: 6.2
This Year and Hot 1,445 Clicks Pub: Mar 23, 16
Classic Art Sneaker Tableaus
The Highsnobiety Nike Air Max Day Series References the Dutch Masters
This Highsnobiety Nike Air Max Day series highlights the unique design progression of the iconic Nike sneaker and includes references that art history buffs will love. The sponsored post on the... [More]
Neoclassical Statement Necklaces - This Tatty Devine Necklace Mimics Vintage Architectural Details
SCORE: 6.8
This Year and Hot 1,371 Clicks Pub: Apr 13, 16
Neoclassical Statement Necklaces
This Tatty Devine Necklace Mimics Vintage Architectural Details
This Tatty Devine necklace pays homage to Neoclassical art and architecture. The statement accessory is laser-cut and digitally printed, featuring acrylic beads that are shaped like artistic symbols... [More]