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From Skeletons of Cartoon Characters to Anatomical Footwear

By: Shelby Lee Walsh - Published: Jul 9, 2009   Updated: Jun 7 2011
Although some of us might not want to think about it, when we die, our flesh will leave us and we will exist merely as a memory and a pile of bones. Perhaps this is why there is such a preoccupation with everything skeletal.

From packaging, to jewelry and fashion, all the way to street art, skeletons are a creepy part of our everyday lives.

Implications - There is a common fear of morbid things and death as a whole; however, poking fun at such things can also be acceptable within society. A product's ability to appropriatley discuss subject matter that may appear taboo to some can allow it to gain credibility and respect in any industry.