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Reactionary Reverie

Glittery treats serve as a distraction from an anxious political climate

Implications - Consumers are being drawn to food and drink products marketed around fairy tale-esque iconography that aims to re-position consumption as an experience of escapism. In addition to being a continuation of the acknowledgement of "adulting," this shift highlights the desire for escapism amid uncertain political times and the ease of creating an imaginary narrative around dining.
Workshop Question - What is the emotional and political climate of your target demographic and how are you tapping into that?
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