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From Realistic Disney Depictions to Androgynous Sea-Punk Aesthetics

By: Armida Ascano - Published:
The effect patterns in the film, TV, magazine and entertainment industries have on pop culture is undeniable, as seen with the media trends in 2013. This year was all about taking Internet culture to the mainstream, with everything from the Tumblr-founded sea-punk aesthetic to the schadenfreude-based sense of humor found online appearing in real life.

The most notable pop culture media trends in 2013 appeared to be much more thoughtful than in the past. Body image-exposing Barbie portraits showed dolls recreated to have more realistic physiques, while raw hoodlum photography shone a light on a non-glamorized version of youth.

Keeping up with media trends in regard to pop culture is especially challenging in today's over-saturated, fast-paced world. Stay on top of the changes with our Media Trend Report.