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Top 100 Unique Trends for 2021

From Luxury Fashion-Branded Cookies to Actor-Themed Face Masks

— January 31, 2021 — Unique
From luxury fashion-branded cookies to actor-themed face masks, this list of 2021 unique trends showcases unusual and novel products.

One standout from the round of 2021 unique trends is the collaboration between DL Chicken Shack and Beta5 Chocolates, dubbed the 'Side of Milk' chocolate bar. This "unique" chocolate bar has chicken skin-infused inside of it for a carnivorous and unusual snack.

Another intriguing example is Firebox.com Joe’s Exotic condoms which are described to offer "big cat protection." The condoms leverage the Netflix docu-series, Tiger King, and the condoms are alcohol-free, non-spermicidal lubricated, kitemarked, CE marked, and do not contain any animal-derived ingredients.

For more tech innovations in the year ahead, check out Trend Hunter’s 2021 Trend Report.
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Helicopter-Centric Luxury Getaway Packages
Helicopter-Centric Luxury Getaway Packages
W San Francisco & Butterfly Aviation Create a Package
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99
Tempura Battered Burgers
Tempura Battered Burgers
The Habit Burger Grill Unveiled the New Tempura Jalapeno Charburger
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98
Fruit-Derived Vegan Tuna
Fruit-Derived Vegan Tuna
Wagamama Creates a Vegan-Friendly Tuna Dish by Using Watermelon
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97
Condiment-Scented Toiletries
Condiment-Scented Toiletries
Lynx and Marmite Teamed Up on a Body Wash and Body Spray
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96
Video Chat Crashing Donkeys
Video Chat Crashing Donkeys
Peace N Peas Farm Will Rent a Donkey to Crash Boring Zoom Meetings
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95
International Space Station Replicas
International Space Station Replicas
The LEGO International Space Station is Seven-Foot-Tall
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94
Chicken Skin-Infused Chocolate Bars
Chicken Skin-Infused Chocolate Bars
The 'Side of Milk' Chocolate Bar is Made With Chicken Skin
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93
QSR-Themed Fire Logs
QSR-Themed Fire Logs
KFC Selling Fried Chicken-Scented Fire Logs Exclusively at Walmart
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92
Beer Upcycled Gins
Beer Upcycled Gins
REVIVE Gin by Ethical Spirits is Made from Recycled Budweiser Beer
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91
Off-the-Menu Watermelon Hams
Off-the-Menu Watermelon Hams
Ducks Eatery Has Stirred Up a Frenzy with This Unexpected Dish
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90
Frog Cell-Based Living Robots
Frog Cell-Based Living Robots
Tufts University Scientists Pioneer the Xenobot as Tech Progress
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89
Vegan Milk Pedicures
Vegan Milk Pedicures
Wellness Center Chillhouse Now Offers the 'Plant-Based and Chill' Treatment
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88
Dome-Protection Concerts
Dome-Protection Concerts
The Flaming Lips Play Live on The Late Show While Wearing Plastic Domes
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87
Private Jet Experiences
Private Jet Experiences
Natty Light Debuts the 'Flight to Nowhere' to Quench Travel Desires
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86
Crossover Halloween Christmas Trees
Crossover Halloween Christmas Trees
The Halloween Christmas Tree is for Those Celebrating Both
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85
Fully Automated Robofarms
Fully Automated Robofarms
AutoGreens is the World's First Fully Automated Robofarm
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84
Building Block Coding Toys
Building Block Coding Toys
Cody Block is a Screen-Free Coding Toy for Children
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83
Interactive Space Posters
Interactive Space Posters
Curiscope's Multiverse Posters Features an AR Design
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82
Pretzel-Ordering Recliners
Pretzel-Ordering Recliners
Auntie Ann's Recline-to-Dine Chair Places Pretzel Orders
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81
Biodesigned Animal-Free Collagen
Biodesigned Animal-Free Collagen
Geltor Revolutionized the Ingestible Beauty Industry with Collume
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80
Photosynthesis-Mimicking Devices
Photosynthesis-Mimicking Devices
U of Cambridge Scientists Boast a New Renewable Energy Device
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79
Coding Picture Books
Coding Picture Books
A Day in Code is an Illustrated Story Written in the C Programming Language
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78
Branded Football-Themed Snack Holders
Branded Football-Themed Snack Holders
Reynolds Wrap Debuted the New Limited-Edition Hunger Harness
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77
Prehistoric Japanese Zipline Attractions
Prehistoric Japanese Zipline Attractions
Nijigen no More Now Offers a Godzilla Zipline Experience
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76
Alcoholic Bubble Tea Bars
Alcoholic Bubble Tea Bars
The Montreal-Based MajesThé Bar Serves Asian Cuisine with a Twist
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75
Cozy Lasagna-Themed Loungewear
Cozy Lasagna-Themed Loungewear
Stouffers Debuted a Lasagna-Themed Collection of Comfy-Wear
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74
Boomer-Specific Creative Interships
Boomer-Specific Creative Interships
Thrive@55 is an 8-Week Fully-Paid Internship at Thinkerbell
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73
Chicken Nugget Bouquets
Chicken Nugget Bouquets
Tyson Created a Unique Bouquet of Food for Valentine's Day
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72
Ground-Breaking Water Treatments
Ground-Breaking Water Treatments
CLEARAS Water Recovery Inc. is Preparing to Debut Its Technology
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71
Bacon-Scented Patches
Bacon-Scented Patches
Strong Roots Collaborated on a Meat Patch to Fight Bacon Cravings
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70
Vibrant AI-Created Designs
Vibrant AI-Created Designs
The AI System Dubbed 'Nikolay Ironov' Fooled Clients for A Year
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69
Yoga-in-a-Dome Experiences
Yoga-in-a-Dome Experiences
Imnts Debuted New Social Distancing-Friendly Outdoor Yoga Events
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68
Black Cat-Specific Cafés
Black Cat-Specific Cafés
Nekobiyaka is a Japanese Café That Exclusively Boasts Black Felines
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67
User-Friendly Brain-Computer Interfaces
User-Friendly Brain-Computer Interfaces
Neurable Raises $6 Million for a Game-Changing New Product
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66
Boozy Botanical Arrangements
Boozy Botanical Arrangements
Edinburgh Gin’s Botanical Bouquets are Back for Valentine’s Day
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65
Natural Cannabis-Scented Deodorants
Natural Cannabis-Scented Deodorants
Each & Every's Cannabis & Green Tea Deodorant is Effective
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64
Innovative Compostable Packaging Materials
Innovative Compostable Packaging Materials
Cruz Foam Combines Two Waste Streams to Form a Solution
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63
Remote Worker Stays
Remote Worker Stays
Barbados Offers One Year Visa for Remote Workers
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62
Chicken-Flavored Lipsticks
Chicken-Flavored Lipsticks
KFC's Food-Flavored Lipstick is Said to Taste Like Hot Wings
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61
AI-Designed 3D-Printed Rocket Engines
AI-Designed 3D-Printed Rocket Engines
Hyperganic Debuts a Rocket Engine That is Continuous
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60
Hair Treatment Candles
Hair Treatment Candles
The Blow Hair + Body Oil Treatment Candle is a Variation on Massage Candles
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59
Eye-Tracking Film Experiences
Eye-Tracking Film Experiences
The Angry River is a Revolutionary Take on Interactive Storytelling
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58
Tiger Documentary-Themed Condoms
Tiger Documentary-Themed Condoms
The Firebox.com Joe’s Exotic Condoms Offer "Big Cat Protection"
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57
Clinically Tested CBD-Powered Tampons
Clinically Tested CBD-Powered Tampons
Daye Revolutionizes Feminine Care by Introducing CBD Tampons
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56
Lemon Brain-Training Bricks
Lemon Brain-Training Bricks
The 'Lemon IQ Brick' Provides Hours of Entertainment
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55
Distorted Persian Rug Patterns
Distorted Persian Rug Patterns
Kourosh Asgar-Irani's Rug Designs are Digitally Altered
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54
Flavor-Synthesizing Devices
Flavor-Synthesizing Devices
Homei Miyashita Uses Electrically Charged Gel in Flavor Device
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53
Thanksgiving-Inspired Sneaker Collaborations
Thanksgiving-Inspired Sneaker Collaborations
Concepts & Nike Unveiled the SB Dunk High ‘TurDUNKen’
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52
Bot-Proof Raffles
Bot-Proof Raffles
Klarna's High Tech Smoooth Raffle Proves to Be a One-of-a-Kind Experience
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51
Health-Monitoring Smart Toilet Concepts
Health-Monitoring Smart Toilet Concepts
Researchers at Stanford Pioneer a Data-Powered Toilet
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50
Paranormal-Detecting Apps
Paranormal-Detecting Apps
iOvilus Produces Speech from Ghosts from Changes to Your Phone Sensors
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49
Pollution-Absorbing Murals
Pollution-Absorbing Murals
Converse Unveiled Murals That Absorb as Much Pollution as 1,470 Trees
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48
Galactic Hotel Room Stays
Galactic Hotel Room Stays
Hotels.com Imagines the Future of Space Travel and Tourism
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47
Wearable Beanbag Chair Fashion
Wearable Beanbag Chair Fashion
Dahee Kim Challenges Traditional School Uniform Designs in Korea
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46
Unconventionally Stylish Basketball Shoes
Unconventionally Stylish Basketball Shoes
The New Rendition of the Air Jordan 13s Celebrates CNY
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45
Color-Changing Gin-Enhanced Cocktails
Color-Changing Gin-Enhanced Cocktails
Empress Gin Brings a New Aesthetic to Cocktail Culture
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44
Boxed Wine Backpacks
Boxed Wine Backpacks
Boxed Wine Brand Franzia Created a Wine-Dispensing Backpack
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43
Incredibly Fashionable Rain Boots
Incredibly Fashionable Rain Boots
Louis Vuitton Embraces Style & Color in This Functional Capsule
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42
Water-Activated Beverage Cups
Water-Activated Beverage Cups
Smart Cups Introduces "the World's First Printed Beverage"
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41
Semi-Liquid-Like Jewelry
Semi-Liquid-Like Jewelry
Erin Considine Debuts a Collection That Utilizes Scraps of Silver
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40
Temperature-Responsive Jackets
Temperature-Responsive Jackets
Skyscrape's Adaptable Jackets Get Warmer as Temperatures Drop
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39
2D-Printed Drink Discs
2D-Printed Drink Discs
Effusio Makes Eco-Friendly Discs That Dissolve in Hot & Cold Liquids
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38
Upcycled Gas Container Furniture
Upcycled Gas Container Furniture
Waterform Design's Approach to This Project is Perfectly Thematic
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37
Hybrid Hiking Technology
Hybrid Hiking Technology
This 2-in-1 System Offers Drinking and Cooling Abilities
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36
Ground-Breaking Antimicrobial Packaging
Ground-Breaking Antimicrobial Packaging
Returnity and Polygiene Offer Timely Shipping Innovations
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35
Cross-Heavy Fashion Collections
Cross-Heavy Fashion Collections
The SEVENTH HEAVEN Line Uses the Cross as a Central Detail
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34
Digital Fashion Houses
Digital Fashion Houses
The Fabricant Explores the Intersection of Fashion & Technology
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33
Mental State-Translating Fashion Collections
Mental State-Translating Fashion Collections
Violet Zhou Explores Different States of Mind
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32
Gin-Filled Tree Ornaments
Gin-Filled Tree Ornaments
The M&S Clementine Snow Globe Gin Liqueur Comes as Mini Baubles
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31
No-Contact Robotic Restaurants
No-Contact Robotic Restaurants
KFC Opened a No-Contact "Restaurant of the Future" in Russia
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30
Self-Driving Mobile Playgrounds
Self-Driving Mobile Playgrounds
Nendo Introduces an Interesting Use for Autonomous Vehicles
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29
Recreated Office Sounds Playlists
Recreated Office Sounds Playlists
The Sound of Colleagues Recreates the Office Ambiance
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28
Artistic Twisting Diffusers
Artistic Twisting Diffusers
TWYSTR Offers a Unique Aromatherapy Solution
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27
Supernatural Hunting Apps
Supernatural Hunting Apps
The Ghost Hunting Tools App Provides EMF Meters, EVP Detection, and More
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26
Decorative Product Mash-Ups
Decorative Product Mash-Ups
MÜPOLASH Combines IKEA Belgium's Most Instagrammable Products
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25
Cat-Specific Internal Labyrinth Beds
Cat-Specific Internal Labyrinth Beds
The Gatrimonial Bed Was Features a Special Space for Cats
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24
Drink-Holding Ugly Holiday Sweaters
Drink-Holding Ugly Holiday Sweaters
The Hefty Party Cup Parka & Mitten Koozie is Outdoor-Friendly
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23
Hybrid Antihero Collectible Statues
Hybrid Antihero Collectible Statues
Sidewshow & PCS Collectibles Boast a 40-Inch Venompool
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22
Provokingly Empowering Candles
Provokingly Empowering Candles
This Daring Goop Candle Went Viral and It Sold Out Very Quickly
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21
Physical Experience-Mimicking Devices
Physical Experience-Mimicking Devices
RCA Students Debut Two Experiential Devices During COVID-19
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20
Ultra-Small AR-Enhanced Car Dealerships
Ultra-Small AR-Enhanced Car Dealerships
Volkswagen Australia Created Its Smallest Auto Dealership
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19
Provocative Rubber Cabinets
Provocative Rubber Cabinets
Allthatissolid's Masque Thing Emphasizes Material Flexibility
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18
Collaborative Ultra-Elegant Autos
Collaborative Ultra-Elegant Autos
Hermès and Bugatti Work on an Exclusive Chiron Designs
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17
Bread-Themed Hotel Rooms
Bread-Themed Hotel Rooms
Hotels.com Launched the 'Bread & Breakfast' Suite Curated for Carb-Lovers
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16
Provocative Sustainable Materials
Provocative Sustainable Materials
Natalie Zipfl Develops Blood Leather for Her Latest Collection
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15
Multi-Sensory Experimental Tableware
Multi-Sensory Experimental Tableware
'Beyond Taste' by Teresa Berger Connects People to Their Food
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14
Drinkable Potato Chip Packaging
Drinkable Potato Chip Packaging
Zyplus' Poterapper Turns a Snack Bag Into a Drink-Like Pouch
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13
Vagina-Scented Incense
Vagina-Scented Incense
Erykah Badu is Debuting a Progressive Incense Aroma on BADU WORLD MARKET
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12
Inflatable Latex Trousers
Inflatable Latex Trousers
Harikrishnan's Designs Juxtapose Tailored Jackets & Voluminous Pants
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11
Adult Toy-Inspired Phone Cases
Adult Toy-Inspired Phone Cases
TENGA Boasts a New and Subtly Racy iPhone X and XS Case
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10
Wireless Earphone-Supporting Earrings
Wireless Earphone-Supporting Earrings
The Pebble Pods Keep Your Air Pods in Place
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9
Solar-Powered Virus Protection Bubbles
Solar-Powered Virus Protection Bubbles
The 'Bubble Shield' Concept Was Developed by Designlibero
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8
Luxury Fashion-Branded Cookies
Luxury Fashion-Branded Cookies
Supreme Unvieled an $8 Oreo Cookie as Part of Its Spring Series
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7
Ultra-Thin Hot Water Bottles
Ultra-Thin Hot Water Bottles
Undu is a Revolutionary Hot Water Bottle Design for Menstrual Cramps
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6
Protective Athletic Masks
Protective Athletic Masks
Reebok's Face Mask Concepts Imagine Post-Pandemic Fitness
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5
Extravagant Knit Face Masks
Extravagant Knit Face Masks
Yr Johannsdottir Encourages Physical Distancing with a Special Design
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4
Inflatable Floating Suits
Inflatable Floating Suits
SiiGii's Suit Lets Wearers Float and Stay Protected from the Sun
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3
Actor-Themed Face Masks
Actor-Themed Face Masks
The Arnold Total Recall Face Mask Makes the Perfect Halloween Costume
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2
Humorous Face Masks
Humorous Face Masks
The ELIEL Face Masks Have Quirky Phrases on their Moisture-Wicking Masks
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1
Extravagant Body Positive Artworks
Extravagant Body Positive Artworks
Daisy May Collingridge's Fabric Bodysuits Celebrate Beauty
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