Handicraft Aesthetic

Crochet-like goods flood the market to meet consumer demand for authenticity

Implications - Traditional pastimes like crocheting hold a nostalgic place in consumers' minds, which brands are using as design inspiration to resonate with consumers on an emotional level. This preference for a kitsch, handmade design highlights a shift backwards towards simplicity in design, and helps brands communicate a more trustworthy image.
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Warm Top 6 Examples: 25,934 Total Clicks Feb 14 - Jul 14
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Conceptual Knitwear Editorials - Glassbook's Monsters Inc Image Series Highlights Playful Menswear
SCORE: 6.5
V. Hot 10,114 Clicks Pub: Jul 3, 14
Conceptual Knitwear Editorials
Glassbook's Monsters Inc Image Series Highlights Playful Menswear
Photographer Polina Belehhova captures the “Monsters Inc” editorial exclusive for style publication Glassbook. This unconventional fashion story highlights a range of playful knitwear... [More]
Whimsically Expressive Sweaters - Dialogues Knitwear Flaunts the Personality Behind Fashion
SCORE: 6.1
V. Hot 5,106 Clicks Pub: Feb 25, 14
Whimsically Expressive Sweaters
Dialogues Knitwear Flaunts the Personality Behind Fashion
The Dialogues knitwear collection seems to rival the personality of the person beneath the fabric. This series of five crocheted chemises features some of the most unique sweaters you may have ever... [More]
Crochet Fruit Footwear - These Knitted High Heels Look Like Various Fruits
SCORE: 5.3
Warm 4,921 Clicks Pub: Jul 23, 14
Crochet Fruit Footwear
These Knitted High Heels Look Like Various Fruits
If you want to give your shoe collection a bold summer makeover, these crochet fruit shoes are a great way to add a punch of color to your wardrobe. Etsy designer Mayan Levi-Ellentuck upcycled... [More]
Sculpturally Woven Accessories - This Crochet Art Necklace from Etsy's Vanessa Handmade Shop is Bold
SCORE: 4.7
Warm 2,459 Clicks Pub: Jul 17, 14
Sculpturally Woven Accessories
This Crochet Art Necklace from Etsy's Vanessa Handmade Shop is Bold
This crochet art necklace from Etsy’s Vanessa Handmade shop makes a memorable style statement. The designer creates striking jewelry pieces using crochet tubes and high quality cotton yarn... [More]
Crochet-Like Sneakers - The Nike Flyknit Racer Summer 2014 Collection Introduces New Colors
SCORE: 4.2
Warm 2,387 Clicks Pub: Jul 17, 14
Crochet-Like Sneakers
The Nike Flyknit Racer Summer 2014 Collection Introduces New Colors
The Nike Flyknit Racer summer 2014 collection introduces three new colors to the ever-popular sneaker style. Now available in Pink Flash/Black-Hyper Crimson, Game Royal/Black-Pink Flash, and Black/... [More]
Flowered Crochet Footwear - Olek Creates Summer Shoes with Complex Patterns
SCORE: 2.4
Mild 947 Clicks Pub: Jul 30, 14
Flowered Crochet Footwear
Olek Creates Summer Shoes with Complex Patterns
Olek is an artist based in New York that loves to work with the medium of crocheting. The creative decided to focus this passion on making a set of summer shoes complete with flowers and bright... [More]