A Korean Fad Turns Snack Packaging Into Fashionable Backpacks

By: Jana Pijak - Published: Sep 30, 2014 • References: kotaku & foodbeast
When one thinks of recent Korean fads, film poster grad photos and pantyhose-wearing cats come to mind. Unlike these popular memes, the nation's latest DIY backpack fad is unlike anything we've seen before. All over Korea, students are ditching their brand-name backpacks and replacing them with carryalls that have been made using a range of junk food and snack packaging.

This munchie backpack fad is not only visually bold and photo-worthy but has become a viral sensation. The fad has started a frenzy among students who are heading to snack shops in anticipation of building their own DIY backpack. This Koran fad is set to inspire students worldwide and leaves meme lovers in anticipation of the country's next big thing. Stats for Junk Food Carryalls Trending: Older & Buzzing
Research: 2,453 clicks in 86 w
Interest: 0.7 minutes
Concept: Korean Fad
Related: 85 examples / 65 photos
Segment: Females, 12-35
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