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Top 46 Games Trends In May
Top 46 Games Trends In May
From Next-Gen Console Controllers to Extensive eSports Sponsorships
The gaming industry undergoes rapid change as new technologies are emerging, and a number of May 2020 Games reflect this. More consumers are becoming interested in the industry as graphics and... MORE
Social Distance Hat Designs
Social Distance Hat Designs
Veronica Toppino is Inspired by Historic Examples of Social Distancing
Italian costume designer and milliner Veronica Toppino is adding a new contemporary take on hat designs. Drawing inspirational cues from “historic examples of social distancing in fashion,&#... MORE
Expressive Celeb Eyewear Collection
Expressive Celeb Eyewear Collection
Quay Australia Teamed Up with Lizzo for Its Newest Collection
Quay Australia recently teamed up with Lizzo for its bold new eyewear collection. Quay Australia is a sunglasses brand that prides itself on being bold and stylish, but also inclusive and attainable.... MORE
Expansie Cartoon-Inspired Apparel
Expansie Cartoon-Inspired Apparel
Primitive Skateboarding Drops a Large Dragon Ball Super Capsule
Primitive Skateboarding launches an expansive collection that honors the iconic Dragon Ball franchise. The Dragon Ball Super collection brings a sense of refreshing elements as it references the... MORE
Mini Sci-Fi Coolers
Mini Sci-Fi Coolers
Igloo's Star Wars The Child Playmate Mini Cooler Features Baby Yoda
Baby Yoga’s image has already been used on everything from waffle makers to shoes, and now you can add coolers to the list with the debut of Igloo’s Star Wars The Child Playmate Mini... MORE
Stylish Singer T-Shirt Collabs
Stylish Singer T-Shirt Collabs
The Billie Eilish x Takashi Murakami Collab is Coming to UNIQLO
UNIQLO UT recently tapped one of the most buzzworthy singers and one of the most popular artists to come up with the Billie Eilish x Takashi Murakami collection. The new line is also a continuation... MORE
Mini Cartoon Character Cookies
Mini Cartoon Character Cookies
Nabisco's New Minions Cookies are Shaped Like Tiny Minions
With the new ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’ movie due out next year, Nabisco has debuted mini Minions Cookies. For those unfamiliar, the Minions are the adorable yellow aliens from the &#... MORE
Recording Artist Rosé Wines
Recording Artist Rosé Wines
The Maison No. 9 Rosé was Created by Post Malone
The Maison No. 9 rosé wine is a new libation created by recording artist Post Malone in partnership with James Morrissey of Global Brand Equities and Dre London of London Entertainment. The wine is... MORE
At-Home Nostalgia
Media and entertainment for the home focuses on re-releases for sentimentality
Trend - As consumers increasingly spend more time at home, entertainment lends to the feeling of relaxation by integrating nostalgia. These products and services are often re-releases of items Millennials, in particular, will recognize from childhood.
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Top 40 Media Trends in May
Top 40 Media Trends in May
From In-Game Music Concerts to Interactive True Crime Podcasts
These May 2020 media trends range from in-game music concerts to interactive true crime podcasts. Earlier this month, Fortnite Astronomical hosted an interactive concert experience for players... MORE
80s-Inspired Face Shields
80s-Inspired Face Shields
The DEVO Energy Dome Face Shield Has an Iconic Design
The DEVO Energy Dome face shield is a piece of personal protective equipment (PPE) that might look like a prop straight out of the 80s, but that will provide protection from harmful pathogens. The... MORE
Top 85 Pop Culture Trends in May
Top 85 Pop Culture Trends in May
From Cartoon-Themed Graphic Tees to Charitable Cloth Face Masks
The May 2020 pop culture trends are vast and explore creative ways of incorporating recognizable concepts to products and services. Many of the latest trends take a timely approach with the... MORE
Deadpan Humor Card Games
Deadpan Humor Card Games
The Office UNO Card Game Celebrates the Beloved Show
The Office UNO card game is a new take on the classic pastime that’s sure to be a hit amongst consumers who have a penchant for the namesake deadpan comedy series. The card game from Mattel... MORE
Food-Scented Nail Polish Colors
Food-Scented Nail Polish Colors
SinfulColors' Sweet and Salty Collection is Vibrant & Aromatic
The newly launched Sweet and Salty Collection from drugstore beauty brand SinfulColors is full of bold nail polish shades that take color and scent inspiration from some of the most popular kinds of... MORE
Celebrity CBD Skincare
Celebrity CBD Skincare
Kristen Bell is Introducing a CBD-Infused Skincare Line Called Happy Dance
CBD-infused skincare lines are becoming popular for their soothing and anti-inflammatory properties, so much so that they can now be found at major beauty retailers. For years, actress Kristen Bell... MORE
Disney Princess-Shaped Crackers
Disney Princess-Shaped Crackers
Disney Princess Goldfish are a Perfect Summer Snack for Kids
Pepperidge Farm recently announced that Disney Princess Goldfish and Marvel Goldfish will be the latest additions to the brand’s snack lineup. The new Disney Princess Goldfish are an adorable... MORE
Collaborative Viewing Platforms
Collaborative Viewing Platforms
BBC Together Lets Users Watch and Listen from Different Locations
During quarantine, people have been making the most of co-watching tools to experience entertainment together and BBC is now introducing a tool of its own called BBC Together. With BBC Together,... MORE
Shared Queue Playlists
Shared Queue Playlists
Spotify's Group Sessions Connects Premium Users in Real-Time
Spotify knows that music has the power to bring people together and its new Group Session feature gives Premium users the ability to enjoy a shared queue. Already, Spotify offers Collaborative... MORE
Sci-Fi Automobile Play Sets
Sci-Fi Automobile Play Sets
The Playmobil Back to the Future DeLorean is Detailed
The Playmobil Back to the Future DeLorean set is a highly detailed building block kit for avid fans of the namesake film franchise or as an option for youngsters to help create a new generation of... MORE
Song-Inspired Hydration Powders
Song-Inspired Hydration Powders
Liquid I.V.'s Yummy Gets Its Name from a Justin Bieber Song
The newest hydration powder from Liquid I.V. is a flavor called Yummy that was inspired by Justin Bieber’s platinum hit song of the same name. The new product is based on the brand’s... MORE
play_circle_filled Livestream Concert Series
Livestream Concert Series
Budweiser Rewind is an Interactive Music and Storytelling Series
Budweiser Rewind is a new livestream concert series that gives fans the chance to experience the music they love in a new way and dive deeper into the content with never-before-heard stories. The... MORE
Drive-In Summer Concerts
Drive-In Summer Concerts
Live Talk is Hosting a Social Distance-Friendly Drive-In Event
It’s unclear when people will be able to be shoulder-to-shoulder with others at concerts and music festivals but some bands are getting creative when it comes to sharing live music—such as... MORE
Chef Fridge-Revealing Books
Chef Fridge-Revealing Books
'Chefs’ Fridges' Offers a Look at What Renowned Chefs Keep on Hand
The ‘Chefs’ Fridges: More Than 35 World-Renowned Cooks Reveal What They Eat at Home’ is a publication that will offer curious foodies and chefs alike with a rare glimpse into what some... MORE
Mystery Cartoon Sneaker Collections
Mystery Cartoon Sneaker Collections
The Converse x Scooby-Doo Sneakers Come in Two Styles
The Converse x Scooby-Doo sneakers have been unveiled as a new range of footwear options for avid fans of the namesake cartoon to don when seeking out a way to show off their retro style prowess.... MORE
Stay-Home Music Festivals
Stay-Home Music Festivals
The Couch A Vibe Festival Presents an Online Music Experience
It’s expected that music festivals will look a little different than usual for the foreseeable future and Dungeon Forward is introducing an online music experience of its own to reflect... MORE