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Commonly used as a source of expression in modern day society, humor and satire is being used by both brands and consumers to showcase status and pop culture awareness. Showcasing trends in pop culture satire, online humor and modern parodies, this category highlights a much more lighthearted approach to consumer-brand interaction.
Shattered Vehicle Glass T-Shirts
Shattered Vehicle Glass T-Shirts
The Tesla Cybertruck Bulletproof Tee Makes Light of a Blunder
The Tesla Cybertruck was shown off to much fanfare and even had its premium glass windows tested by Elon Musk only to have them shatter, so the brand is taking the blunder in stride with the Tesla... MORE
Playful Brand Troll Ads
Playful Brand Troll Ads
The LEGO Cybertruck is a Whimsical Spin on Tesla's Latest Venture
The LEGO Cybertruck is essentially a brick with wheels but it is virtually indestructible. The image is launched as a playful social media tactic that references a recent announcement by Tesla. The... MORE
Tongue-in-Cheek Beer Rebrands
Tongue-in-Cheek Beer Rebrands
Carlsberg's 'Probably Not' Campaign Reset Its Brand Persona
In an effort to change the way its customers thought of the brand, Carlsberg launched a risky and honest campaign called ‘Probably Not.’ It showed the brand’s token slogan: “... MORE
Witty Millennial Life Kits
Witty Millennial Life Kits
The Adulting Kit is a Hilarious Take on Millennial Culture
“Adulting” is a term coined by pop culture to refer to Millennials trying to get their act together, and to help them do so, Pinch Provisions launched the ‘Adulting Kit: Keep it... MORE
Cinematic Christmas Apparel Lines
Cinematic Christmas Apparel Lines
The Hallmark Channel Has Launched and Exclusive Holiday Line
To celebrate it’s annual ‘Countdown to Christmas’ lineup the Hallmark Channel teamed up with Hallmark Gold Crown stores to launch an exclusive line of holiday apparel. The... MORE
Beer-Themed Insulated Stockings
Beer-Themed Insulated Stockings
The Buschhhhh Cooler Stocking Can Hold Up to 12 Busch Beers
With the holiday season quickly approaching, all-American beer company Bush launched a hilarious yet oddly practical winter decor piece—the Buschhhhh Cooler Stocking. This unique stocking is... MORE
Generational Catchphrase Apparel
Generational Catchphrase Apparel
The ‘OK Boomer!’ Holiday Apparel Celebrates the Cheeky Phrase
The ‘OK Boomer!’ holiday apparel from Teespring helps to highlight the generational phrase in a seasonal manner to help offer consumers a way to show off their ironic humor. The collection... MORE
Goat Yoga Party Games
Goat Yoga Party Games
The Kikkerland Goat Yoga Game Has Players Perform Goat-Paired Moves
The Kikkerland Goat Yoga party game is a cheeky pastime that draws inspiration from the barnyard exercise activity of the same name and will offer players a hilarious way to perform various yoga-... MORE
Eco Luggage
Environmentally friendly luggage production is increasingly popular
Trend - Eco-friendly luggage is on the rise as consumers look to reduce their environmental impact, even in investment pieces. Made from recycled materials and long-lasting, these luggage pieces offer consumers peace of mind in their purchase decisions.
Workshop Question - How could your brand empower its customer to shop sustainably?
Iconic Leg Lamp-Themed Glasses
Iconic Leg Lamp-Themed Glasses
The Leg Lamp Glass is the Perfect Way to Enjoy a Holiday Beverage
For those of you who enjoy unique and conversation-starting holiday decor pieces, Urban Outiffer’s new Leg Lamp Glass is perfect for you. The glass pays homage to the classic holiday movie... MORE
Beer-Holding Shower Speakers
Beer-Holding Shower Speakers
The Shower Beer Speaker Holds Your Beer in the Shower and Plays Music
For those of you who enjoy drinking beer and listening to music while in the shower, the new Shower Beer Speaker is for you. This intuitive gadget suctions onto your shower wall and supports your... MORE
Ironic Playing Cards
Ironic Playing Cards
The Unfortunate Portrait Playing Cards Have Hilarious Images from Pop Culture
The Unfortunate Portrait playing cards offer a hilarious and unique way to play a game of cards with your friends. They feature pencil drawing of some of society most loved—and hated—... MORE
Parody Winter Flip-Flops
Parody Winter Flip-Flops
Malibu Rum's Flip-Flop Insoles can be Slid into Winter Boots
Malibu rum just launched what claims to be the world’s first flip-flops adapted for the winter season: The flip-flop insoles. By re-designing the beloved summer companion, the flip-flop sandal,... MORE
Awkward Holiday Moments Cans
Awkward Holiday Moments Cans
Steel Reserve Alloy Series Launched a Hilarious New Line of Cans
Steel Reserve Alloy Series launched a hilarious line of cans to celebrate the festive season by acknowledging the uncomfortable situations that can happen during the holidays. For example, the... MORE
play_circle_filled Blender-Branded Fitness Campaigns
Blender-Branded Fitness Campaigns
NutriBullet Introduces the Cheeky BulletFit Campaign
NutriBullet, the iconic kitchen appliance brand, recently launched the new BulletFit Campaign in time for the month of resolutions and transformations. This cheeky marketing campaign features a... MORE
Entertaining Sports League Accounts
Entertaining Sports League Accounts
The NBA TikTok Showcases a Fuller Picture of the Organization
While some utilize the platform for direct-to-consumer marketing, others harness social media to build a relatable brand aesthetic — an example of the latter is the NBA TikTok account. The short-... MORE
Festive Outfit Robes
Festive Outfit Robes
The Reynolds Wrap Debuts Holiday Robes That Disguise as Real Clothes
The holidays are a time of rest and relaxation, and what better way to accomplish this then with the new Reynolds Wrap’s holiday robes that are disguised as the perfect holiday outfit. While... MORE
Top 95 Pop Culture Trends in November
Top 95 Pop Culture Trends in November
From Boy Band Beer Labels to Social Media Channel Cook Books
The November 2019 pop culture trends showcase a wide range of brands that take the opportunity of popular viral content and translate that in a message that relates to its consumers through campaigns,... MORE
Adult-Sized Christmas Tree Costumes
Adult-Sized Christmas Tree Costumes
This Christmas Tree Costume is the Ultimate Holiday Outfit
While ugly sweaters are the norm this time of year, you can get even more festive with Walmart’s new Christmas Tree Costume. Just as the name suggests, Walmart’s Christmas Tree Costume... MORE
play_circle_filled Funny Closing Train Ads
Funny Closing Train Ads
Virgin Trains Launched the Final Whistle Campaign to Mark Its End
Virgin Trains will no longer be running the West Coast Mainline after 22 years of service, and to mark this end, the company released a hilarious commercial to notify its customers called ‘The... MORE
play_circle_filled Hilarious Honest Marketing Campaigns
Hilarious Honest Marketing Campaigns
Beauty Brand OUAI Makes Fun of Itself By Reading Bad Reviews
Many brands receive negative reviews for their products, but beauty brand OUAI has decided to embrace its negative reviews to recreate its original dry shampoo—the Super Dry Shampoo. To debut... MORE
Dedicated Middle Child Candles
Dedicated Middle Child Candles
Whiskey River Soap Co.'s Middle Child Candle Makes a Great Gift
If you’re at a loss about what to give your sibling this holiday season, you may want to consider the Middle Child Candle from Whiskey River Soap Co.. Middle children have a reputation for... MORE
play_circle_filled Niche-Specific Gifting Platforms
Niche-Specific Gifting Platforms
Boots UK's Bootiques Platform Helps Find Gifts for Niche People
Boots UK, the health and beauty retailer, recently launched the Bootiques platform to help the public find gifts for specific types of individuals such as vegans, tweenagers, makeup lovers, workout... MORE
Bacon-Branded Weighted Blankets
Bacon-Branded Weighted Blankets
Oscar Mayer Created a 'BAEcon Blanket' for the Winter Months
With cuffing season on the horizon, Oscar Mayer has debuted a weighted BAEcon Blanket. For those unfamiliar, cuffing season refers to the act of finding a partner that you can snuggle up with... MORE
Cheeky Marketing Strategies
Cheeky Marketing Strategies
The McDonald's Paper Bag is Eerily Similar to Alexander Wang's Design
The iconic McDonald’s paper bag might be entering the luxury fashion market as this tongue-in-cheek campaign might suggest. Fast food companies are great at starting playful dialogues with... MORE