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Top 100 Pop Culture Trends in October

From City-Inspired Emojis to Neutral Rapper Fashion Shows

— October 12, 2015 — Tech
The top October 2015 pop culture include city-inspired emojis, neutral rapper fashion shows and an artful documentation of poorly stuffed taxidermy.

Based on the blog of the same name, 'Crap Taxidermy' is a colorful book highlighting the best-worst examples of poorly stuffed animals. The hardcover coffee table book is filled with the best shots from the hit Tumblr page.

Kanye West's second Yeezy collection showed at NYFW in a star-studded display that is a subtle evolution from last season's take on fitted athletic apparel, but this time appearing more Star Wars than military.

Finally, a series of city-inspired emojis speaks to the modern need for a single succinct symbol as a means to communicating an idea.

The top October 2015 pop culture perfectly summarize the shift in consumer ideals in terms of consuming content made by consumers themselves.
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Ambitious Superhero Illustrations
Ambitious Superhero Illustrations
This Artist Illustrates Superman Failing and Chasing His Dreams
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99
Sophisticated Musician Editorials
Sophisticated Musician Editorials
This Issue of Harpers Bazaar Will Feature Pharrell Williams
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98
Three-Pronged Galactic Chopsticks
Three-Pronged Galactic Chopsticks
These Chopsticks are Replicas of Kylo Ren's Red Lightsaber
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97
Heroic 8-Bit Illustrations
Heroic 8-Bit Illustrations
James Boorman Created a Series of Pixel-Like Iconic Characters
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96
Face-Altering Coasters
Face-Altering Coasters
Face Drink Coasters Are Ideal for Party Goers to Take Hilarious Selfies
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95
Villainous Clown Infographics
Villainous Clown Infographics
This Guide Traces the Evolution of the DC Comics' Villain the Joker
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94
Adorable Food Illustrations
Adorable Food Illustrations
These Sweet Food Illustrations Feature Cute and Informative Food Facts
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93
Secret Agent-Honoring Vodkas
Secret Agent-Honoring Vodkas
The 007 Belvedere Vodka is Made to Resemble James Bond’s Gun Barrel
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92
TV Food Illustrations
TV Food Illustrations
Joshua Budich Created Illustrations of Food Found in The Simpsons
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91
Comical Superhero Cakes
Comical Superhero Cakes
This Celebratory Batman Birthday Cake Showcases the Hero Hanging Out
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90
Humorous Self-Help Books
Humorous Self-Help Books
F*ck Feelings Helps You Overcome Emotional Problems
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89
Realistic Medieval Outfits
Realistic Medieval Outfits
This Metal Suit of Armor is Ideal for Cosplay or Fighting Dragons
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Racy Royalty Portraits
Racy Royalty Portraits
This Artist Honors the Queen of England's Rein with a Pin-Up Portrait
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87
Artist-Designed Soda Bottles
Artist-Designed Soda Bottles
Perrier's New Bottles are Designed by Street Artist L'Atlas
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86
Intergalactic Weaponry Rings
Intergalactic Weaponry Rings
Designed by Takayas Mizuno, These Rings Are Inspired by Lightsabers
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85
Native American Superheroes
Native American Superheroes
This Gritty Marvel Series Reintroduces Red Wolf as Its Hero
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84
Urban Sci-Fi Jewelry
Urban Sci-Fi Jewelry
Han Cholo's 'The Force Awakens' Collection Offers Street Sci-Fi Pieces
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83
Intergalactic Pet Cosplay
Intergalactic Pet Cosplay
The Star Wars AT-AT Imperial Walker Dog Costume is Total Geeky Goodness
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82
City-Inspired Emojis
City-Inspired Emojis
These Emojis are the Ideal Virtual Communication Tool for Urban Citizens
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81
Sci-Fi Coffee Drinks
Sci-Fi Coffee Drinks
These Galactic Frappuccinos are a Star Wars Starbucks Collaboration
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80
Electric Static Ball Caps
Electric Static Ball Caps
This Line of Mitchell & Ness Uses Faux Suede and Static-Like Materials
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79
Pop Culture Cookie Art
Pop Culture Cookie Art
Tisha Cherry Exclusively Uses Oreos to Create Creamy Pop Culture References
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78
Planetary Water Vessels
Planetary Water Vessels
These Glass Bottle are Inspired by the Discovery of Water on Mars
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77
Artistic Flower Sculptures
Artistic Flower Sculptures
This Van Gogh-Inspired Dutch Art is Made Out of Thousands of Dahlias
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76
Edgy Monster Heels
Edgy Monster Heels
These Godzilla Platform Boots Feature an Action Figure as the Heel
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75
Inappropriate Proposal Pranks
Inappropriate Proposal Pranks
The Moon Ring Offers a Fart Rather Than a Diamond Ring When Opened
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74
Cartoon Selfie Tools
Cartoon Selfie Tools
The 'Peanutize Me' Game was Created in Anticipation for the Peanuts Movie
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Villainous Sci-Fi Mugs
Villainous Sci-Fi Mugs
The Stormtrooper Mug Lets Fans Sip Out of the Helmets of Darth Vader's Army
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Celeb-Endorsed Hosiery
Celeb-Endorsed Hosiery
The Rihanna x Stance Fall 2015 Campaign is Vibrantly Colorful
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Anime Nesting Doll Art
Anime Nesting Doll Art
These Images Depict the Evolution of Pokemon Characters Using Nesting Dolls
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70
Cross-Dressing Superhero Cakes
Cross-Dressing Superhero Cakes
This Hulk Princess Cake is a Quirky Homemade Fan Tribute
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69
Face-Covered Portraits
Face-Covered Portraits
Aaron Lee Creates Unusual Portraits with Prints of Familiar Faces
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68
Parisian Celebrity Covers
Parisian Celebrity Covers
Sarah Jessica Parker Poses in Affordable Fashion for Harper's Bazaar
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67
Glowing Basketball Sneakers
Glowing Basketball Sneakers
These Nike Collaboration Kicks Commend the Days of Driveway Basketball
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Abstract Superhero Mash-Ups
Abstract Superhero Mash-Ups
This Inventive Comic Collage Art Blends Parts of Different Superheroes
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Remixed Anime Cartoons
Remixed Anime Cartoons
These Images Feature Adorable and Sappy-Looking Pokemon Creatures
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Heroic Fruit Carvings
Heroic Fruit Carvings
These Images Show Carved Kiwis as Pop Culture Icons Such as Batman
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63
Galactic Vehicle Posters
Galactic Vehicle Posters
This Minimalist Star Wars Art Features Unconventional Design Elements
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Sci-Fi Geometric Illustrations
Sci-Fi Geometric Illustrations
This Artist Created Images of Geometric Star Wars Characters
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Plush Intergalactic Robot Toys
Plush Intergalactic Robot Toys
This Star Wars BB-8 Plush is a Cuddly Collector's Item
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Vibrant Emotional Illustrations
Vibrant Emotional Illustrations
These Emotional Movie Illustrations Feature Disney Characters
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Annoyed Animal Illustrations
Annoyed Animal Illustrations
These Illustrations Try to Figure Out What Animals are Thinking
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58
Couture-Clad Actress Editorials
Couture-Clad Actress Editorials
The Latest Vogue October Issue Stars Lupita Nyong'o in Valentino
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Co-Branded Rapper Necklaces
Co-Branded Rapper Necklaces
The A$AP Rocky x Virgin MEGA Chain Pays Homage to the Rapper's Roots
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Apparel-Based Invites
Apparel-Based Invites
These Yeezy Season 2 NYFW Invitations Came Printed on Long-Sleeve Tees
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Iconic Actor Motorcycles
Iconic Actor Motorcycles
This 1934 Indian Sport Scout Motorcycle Was Driven By Steve McQueen
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Sultry Mirrored Celebrity Photography
Sultry Mirrored Celebrity Photography
Star Kim Kardashian Appears in Double for Steven Gomillion
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53
Cartoon Cast Tattoos
Cartoon Cast Tattoos
This Back Tattoo Features All 200 Characters from The Simpsons
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52
Glamorous Inmate Editorials
Glamorous Inmate Editorials
These Mysterious Ads Feature a Prominent TV Personality
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Hipster Name Generators
Hipster Name Generators
This Baby Name Generator Helps Cool Parents Find Cooler-Than-Cool Names
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50
Minimal Line Portraits
Minimal Line Portraits
These Simple Illustrations Feature Iconic Pop Culture Characters
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49
Cut-Up Sneaker Artwork
Cut-Up Sneaker Artwork
FILFURY Takes $2,000 Kicks and Cuts Them into Shapely New Designs
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Villainous Luxury Cars
Villainous Luxury Cars
The 'Jaguar C-X75' was Redesigned for the Upcoming James Bond 'Spectre'
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Realistic Superhero Masks
Realistic Superhero Masks
Artist Argenis Pinal Uses Face Paint to Become Male and Female Heroes
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Cinema-Inspired Makeup Palettes
Cinema-Inspired Makeup Palettes
This Eyeshadow Collection Celebrates the Release of 'Pan'
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Boozy Calorie Comparison Charts
Boozy Calorie Comparison Charts
These Infographics Compare Cocktails to Junk Food Using Emojis
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Artistic Movie Mashup Posters
Artistic Movie Mashup Posters
These Images Combine Historical Artworks & Modern Film Posters
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Flamboyant Retro Bars
Flamboyant Retro Bars
The 'Soho' Bar Fuses an Ominous Retro Theme with Numerous Flashy Accents
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Hip-Hop Pug Portraits
Hip-Hop Pug Portraits
‘The Pug Life’ Series Shows Adorable Dogs Dressed as Famous Artists
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Saucy Feminist Cartoons
Saucy Feminist Cartoons
These Illustrations Depict the Internal Life of a Modern Woman
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Monochromatic Songstress Covers
Monochromatic Songstress Covers
Flaunt Magazine Issue #143 Stars a Very Sexy and Dramatic Beyonce
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Urban Disney Film Remakes
Urban Disney Film Remakes
Pedro Fequiere Gives Famous Animated Films a Blaxploitation Redesign
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Medieval Team Illustrations
Medieval Team Illustrations
These Game of Thrones Drawings Pair Together Fantasy Companions
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Superhero Mini Fridges
Superhero Mini Fridges
This Iron Man Food Cooler is an Ideal Place to Store Drinks in Your Room
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36
Political Clothing Campaigns
Political Clothing Campaigns
Undz' Political Hoodie is Marketed with Controversial World Leaders
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35
Tech-Obsessed Editorials
Tech-Obsessed Editorials
This Image Series Highlights Society's Crazy Addiction to Cell Phones
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34
Intergalactic Battle Helmets
Intergalactic Battle Helmets
This Stormtrooper Helmet by ANOVOS is Crafted to Complete Accuracy
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Robotic Superhero Illustrations
Robotic Superhero Illustrations
Aburaya Tonbi Remixes Characters with Robotic Characteristics
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Villainous Galactic Watches
Villainous Galactic Watches
Devon's $28,500 Star Wars Watches Resemble the Iconic TIE Fighter Jet
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Candid Celebrity Couple Polaroids
Candid Celebrity Couple Polaroids
These Images Show Kim and Kanye at a Juergen Teller Photoshoot
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Time-Travelling Film Vehicles
Time-Travelling Film Vehicles
This DeLorean Time Machine Replica is Fully Drivable and For Sale
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Art Deco Disney Posters
Art Deco Disney Posters
David G. Ferrero Uses Art Deco and Quotes to Redesign Film Posters
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Aged Cartoon Portraits
Aged Cartoon Portraits
These Drawings Imagine Old Cartoon Characters as Their True Ages
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Wicked Wizardly Shots
Wicked Wizardly Shots
These Punny Harry Potter Drinks are for Hardcore Fans
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Abstracted Movie Posters
Abstracted Movie Posters
These Reimagined Movie Posters Resemble Abstract Paintings
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Hipster Video Game Characters
Hipster Video Game Characters
These Images Display Super Mario Brothers Characters as Hipsters
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8-Bit Street Art
8-Bit Street Art
These Ceramic Tile Art Pieces Portay Pixelated Pop Culture Characters
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African Movie Poster Makeovers
African Movie Poster Makeovers
These Popular Hollywood Films Were Recreated with African Models
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Sci-Fi Disney Story Retellings
Sci-Fi Disney Story Retellings
This Star Wars Plotline is Told Using Winnie the Pooh Characters
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Maturing Reality Star Covers
Maturing Reality Star Covers
Kylie Jenner Shows Off Her New Adult Look in Galore Magazine
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Unmasked Character Illustrations
Unmasked Character Illustrations
Alex Solis Illustrated a Collection of Costumed Cultural Icons
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Gotham-Disney Hybrid Illustrations
Gotham-Disney Hybrid Illustrations
This Artist Created a Series of Batman Disney Princesses
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Contrasting Cropped Images
Contrasting Cropped Images
'Broken India' Shows How Cropping Can Hide True Realities
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Villainous Harlequin Costumes
Villainous Harlequin Costumes
This Homemade Harley Quinn Costume is Inspired by the Suicide Squad
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Neutral Rapper Fashions
Neutral Rapper Fashions
The Kanye West Yeezy Season 2 Collection Favors Skin-Tone Clothing
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Hipster Barbie Portraits
Hipster Barbie Portraits
This Instagram Account Shows Barbie as a Millennial
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Feminine Dark Lord Cosplays
Feminine Dark Lord Cosplays
This Star Wars Sith Character Costume Adds a Female Spin
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13
Shire-Inspired Accommodations
Shire-Inspired Accommodations
This Treehouse by Gordon Mack Embodies the Lord of the Rings Films
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Multi-Sensory Warehouse Installations
Multi-Sensory Warehouse Installations
'29Rooms' Immerses Refinery29 Readers in Real-World Content
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Heroic Bat-Themed Homes
Heroic Bat-Themed Homes
This House is a Replicated Version of Batman’s Luxurious ‘Batcave’
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Stripped-Down Celebrity Covers
Stripped-Down Celebrity Covers
Selena Gomez Promotes Her Album Revival With Undressed Portraits
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Tech-Addicted Disney Princesses
Tech-Addicted Disney Princesses
These Images Show How Obsessions with Devices Affect Relationships
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Role-Swapped Disney Princesses
Role-Swapped Disney Princesses
This Artist Puts Elsa Underwater and Snow White with the Beast
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Pot-Bellied Disney Princes
Pot-Bellied Disney Princes
These Illustrations Depict the Iconic Princes with Realistic Bodies
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Disney Villain Face Swaps
Disney Villain Face Swaps
This Series Portrays Different Characters as Disney Villains
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5
Body Issue Illustrations
Body Issue Illustrations
These Drawings Highlight Modern Body Issues Faced by Women
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4
Heroine Pin-Up Illustrations
Heroine Pin-Up Illustrations
Andrew Tarusov Re-Imagines Superheroes as Elegant Pin-Up Girls
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3
Morbidly Funny Photo Books
Morbidly Funny Photo Books
The 'Crap Taxidermy' Book is Full of Badly Stuffed Animals
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Realistic Male Disney Characters
Realistic Male Disney Characters
These Images Show Male Disney Roles with Realistic Body Types
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Tattooed Disney Princesses
Tattooed Disney Princesses
These Illustrations Imagine Disney Princesses as Tattooed Pin-Up Models
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