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Top 50 Pop Culture Trends in July

From Realistic Tattoo Filters to Cartoon-Themed Soda Flavors

— July 17, 2021 — Pop Culture
Popular culture often dictates consumer buying habits and the July 2021 pop culture list underscores the latest innovation in this space.

Fast-food chain Wendy's is tapping fans of the cartoon show 'Rick and Morty' with the launch of themed beverages. The new launch is part of the brand's partnership with Adult Swim and includes various flavors such as the Mello Yello Portal Time Lemon Lime and BerryJerryboree.

Another brand, in a far different industry, is also tapping the entertainment industry. Booking.com recently debuted the 'Friends Experience' for fans of the iconic 90s sitcom show. The overnight experience is a complete recreation of the set of Friends and includes a late-night game of Phoebe’s Cab Escape Room, a themed scavenger hunt, and breakfast at 'Central Perk.'
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Collectible Avatar Trios
Collectible Avatar Trios
Migos Created Avatars & Digital Wearables Inspired by Culture III
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Wearable Virtual Collectibles
Wearable Virtual Collectibles
IMVU Created Digital Wearable NFTs Exclusively for Its Avatars
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48
Cinematic Comic-Themed Hair Dyes
Cinematic Comic-Themed Hair Dyes
The Splat The Suicide Squad Hair Dye Kits Come in Six Colors
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Co-Branded Eye-Catching Sunglasses
Co-Branded Eye-Catching Sunglasses
Quay Joins Forces with Celebrity Maluma for New collection
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Theatrical Heist Experiences
Theatrical Heist Experiences
Money Heist: The Experience Invites Fans to Join the Gang
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45
Doll-Themed Hairstyling Tools
Doll-Themed Hairstyling Tools
The CHI x Barbie Hairstyling Tools Celebrate Malibu Barbie
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44
Ocean Plastic Fashion Dolls
Ocean Plastic Fashion Dolls
The Barbie Loves the Ocean Line is made with Eco-Friendly Materials
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43
NFT Collectible Marketplaces
NFT Collectible Marketplaces
The Binance NFT Marketplace is Debuting with Mystery Box Collections
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Epic Fantasy Plush Toys
Epic Fantasy Plush Toys
Build-A-Bear Workshop is Launching The Lord of the Rings Bears
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Creature-Catching Virtual Festivals
Creature-Catching Virtual Festivals
Pokémon GO Fest 2021 Has a Music Festival and Special Rewards
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Celebratory Centennial Cereal Packaging
Celebratory Centennial Cereal Packaging
The Wheaties Century Box Series is Limited-Edition
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Film-Inspired Cash Giveaways
Film-Inspired Cash Giveaways
Warner Bros. Launched a $96,000 Giveaway in Honor of 'In the Heights'
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Horned Villain Cereals
Horned Villain Cereals
The Limited-Edition Loki Charms Cereal Replaces a Mischievous Mascot
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Televised Music Festivals
Televised Music Festivals
The Glastonbury Experience 2021 Will Replace the Classic Festival
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AR Auto-Robot Games
AR Auto-Robot Games
Transformers: Heavy Metal Lets Players Team Up with Bumblebee
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35
Skateboarding-Inspired Sandwich Ads
Skateboarding-Inspired Sandwich Ads
Subway and Tony Hawk Launch the new Drop In To Win Contest
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34
News Network NFT Platforms
News Network NFT Platforms
Vault by CNN Lets Users Own Iconic Moments as NFTs
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Sci-Fi Sixth Scale Collectibles
Sci-Fi Sixth Scale Collectibles
The Hunter Collectible Expands Sideshow's Star Wars Collection
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Cartoon Princess-Themed Candles
Cartoon Princess-Themed Candles
The Disney Princess X POPSUGAR Candles are Available at Target
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Rapper-Honoring Hawaiian Shirts
Rapper-Honoring Hawaiian Shirts
The Notorious B.I.G. is the New WACKO MARIA Collection Highlight
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Retro Gaming Energy Drinks
Retro Gaming Energy Drinks
G FUEL's Tetris Blast Energy Drink Celebrates World Tetris Day
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Cartoon-Themed Soda Flavors
Cartoon-Themed Soda Flavors
The Wendy's Rick and Morty Soda Flavors are Arriving at Locations Now
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Artful Monobrow Glasses
Artful Monobrow Glasses
The Stefan Sagmeister x götti Switzerland Glasses Take After Frida Kahlo
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Vegan Latinx Beauty Brands
Vegan Latinx Beauty Brands
Treslúce Beauty by Becky G Celebrates the Latinx Community
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YouTuber-Approved Energy Drinks
YouTuber-Approved Energy Drinks
G FUEL Yuzu Slash was Created with PewDiePie
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Footballer-Approved Sunglasses
Footballer-Approved Sunglasses
The Cloos x Brady Sunglasses Collection Has Biodegradable Frames
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Multi-Tone Footwear Collabs
Multi-Tone Footwear Collabs
The Diplo X Crocs Collab Shares Unique, Multi-Tone Styles
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Nostalgic Console Character Sets
Nostalgic Console Character Sets
The New LEGO Super Mario Sets Feature Classic N64 Characters
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Designer Celebrity Clothing Collabs
Designer Celebrity Clothing Collabs
Yeezy Gap Cloud Jacket Has a Contemporary Amorphous Look
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21
Artistic Musician Makeup Sets
Artistic Musician Makeup Sets
Haus Laboratories' BAD KID VAULT Recreates Iconic Lady Gaga Looks
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Iconic American Artist Cameras
Iconic American Artist Cameras
The Polaroid Now I-Type Instant Camera Keith Haring Edition is Bold
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Sitcom-Themed Sweater Patterns
Sitcom-Themed Sweater Patterns
Schitt's Creek and Lion Brand Created David Rose Sweater Patterns
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18
Exclusive Musician-Branded CBD Drinks
Exclusive Musician-Branded CBD Drinks
VYBES Worked with Blackbear for the Blackbear Hibiscus
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17
Exclusive Alien-Themed Seltzers
Exclusive Alien-Themed Seltzers
The Alien-Themed Bud Light Seltzers Come in Four Flavors
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Anime Studio-Themed Timepieces
Anime Studio-Themed Timepieces
Seiko's Presage Watch Gets a Playful and Eccentric Design Update
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15
Rapper-Backed Entrepreneurial Platforms
Rapper-Backed Entrepreneurial Platforms
Diddy Launches SHOP CIRCULATE for Black-Owned Businesses
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14
Soccer-Themed Charitable Beer Mats
Soccer-Themed Charitable Beer Mats
Proceeds From the Weird Euros Beer Mats are Donated to Charity
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13
Anime-Themed Graphic Centric Apparel
Anime-Themed Graphic Centric Apparel
The Hundreds Launches the One Piece Collection
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12
Sci-Fi-Inspired Coffee Makers
Sci-Fi-Inspired Coffee Makers
The Conceptual 'Elemental' Coffee Machine is Futuristically Designed
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Holistic Lavender Farm Memberships
Holistic Lavender Farm Memberships
Terre Bleu Launches the 'Beyond the Yellow Door' Membership
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10
Marine Waste Sunglasses
Marine Waste Sunglasses
M.I.A & Parley for the Oceans Collaborated on a Clean Waves Range
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9
Wizard-Themed Retail Experiences
Wizard-Themed Retail Experiences
The Harry Potter New York Store Offers Exclusive VR Adventures
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Pride-Honoring Athletic Collections
Pride-Honoring Athletic Collections
The Under Armour 2021 Pride Capsule is Designed by Unified
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7
Prideful Footwear Campaigns
Prideful Footwear Campaigns
UGG and Lil Nas X Launched a Colorful Pride Campagin
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6
Personalized Smart Skincare
Personalized Smart Skincare
KNOW Beauty Delivers Skincare Solutions with an At-Home DNA Test Kit
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5
Playful Pink-Accented Coffee Lines
Playful Pink-Accented Coffee Lines
The Nespresso x Chiara Ferragni Collection is Limited Edition
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4
Hyper-Realistic Tattoo Filters
Hyper-Realistic Tattoo Filters
Jerferson Araujo's Tattoo Filter on Instagram is Super Realistic
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3
Engaging Social Media Games
Engaging Social Media Games
'Battle of the Influencers' Makes Social Media Social Again
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2
Sci-Fi Villain Workstations
Sci-Fi Villain Workstations
The Regal Robot Darth Vader Meditation Chamber Desk is Darkly Designed
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Sci-Fi Themed Tropical Shirts
Sci-Fi Themed Tropical Shirts
Columbia's Outer Rim Collection Taps Star Wars for Custom PFG Shirts
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