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Top 85 Pop Culture Trends in October

From Villain Beauty Sets to Mess-Free Pumpkin Decorators

— October 20, 2019 — Pop Culture
The series of October 2019 pop culture trends highlight a wide range of references that nod to all generations that are involved with the media. Some of the concepts bring nostalgic elements to tap into consumer's emotions and sense of childhood with products that are functional in adulthood. Other brands explore new and creative ways to implement current media pop culture trends to relevant branding materials.

One of the examples this month is by Funk Pop! and it's Disney cosmetics collection that highlight different villains. The capsule of lip glosses, makeup brushes, eyeshadow palettes, and eyeliners are themed around characters including the Evil Queen, Ursula, Maleficent, and Cruella de Vil. Another fun example this month is very timely -- Target unveils a pumpkin decoration set that features no carving necessary. It lets kids transform pumpkins into characters such as Woody from Toy Story, Minnie Mouse, Mickey Mouse, and more.
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AI Voice Editors
AI Voice Editors
Descript's Overdub Uses Voice Samples to Generate New Words & Phrases
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Drag Queen Cosmetic Lines
Drag Queen Cosmetic Lines
'Coverboy' is a Cosmetic Product Line by Drag Queen Willam
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Canadian Singer Coffee Partnerships
Canadian Singer Coffee Partnerships
Tim Hortons and Shawn Mendes Partner to Release a New Campaign
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Empowering Co-Branded Podcasts
Empowering Co-Branded Podcasts
The goop Podcast & Banana Republic Created the Woman on Top Series
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Regal TV Show-Inspired Cupcakes
Regal TV Show-Inspired Cupcakes
Magnolia Bakery's New Downton Abbey Cupcake Tastes Like Tea
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Relatable Car Song Campaigns
Relatable Car Song Campaigns
Spotify's New 'Let the Song Play' Campaign is Relatable and Humorous
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Creativity-Focused Watch Campaigns
Creativity-Focused Watch Campaigns
A New adidas Watch Collection Pays Homage to Creativity 247365
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Purple-Infused Footwear Branding
Purple-Infused Footwear Branding
The Nike Air Max 720 Boast Their Own Marketing Aesthetic
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Fashion-Specific Video Content Sites
Fashion-Specific Video Content Sites
YouTube Recently Launched a Dedicated Fashion Section
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Artistic VR Albums
Artistic VR Albums
Björk's Vulnicura Virtual Reality Album Shares Live-Action 360-Degree Videos
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Dynamic Grocery Delivery Ads
Dynamic Grocery Delivery Ads
Postmates Partners with Martha Stewart for a New 'Postmate It' Ad
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Artistic Energy Drink Formulas
Artistic Energy Drink Formulas
G FUEL Teamed Up with Mike Perry to Create 'HYPE SAUCE'
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Slow-Motion Selfies
Slow-Motion Selfies
Apple's iPhone 11 Introduces a New Way to Take a Selfie with "Slofies"
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Breaking Barriers in the Entertainment Industry
Breaking Barriers in the Entertainment Industry
A Talk with Simu Liu, a Multi-Talented Canadian
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Sitcom-Celebrating Search Engine Perks
Sitcom-Celebrating Search Engine Perks
Google Celebrates Friends' 25th with Character Easter Eggs
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Natural Musician-Approved Deodorants
Natural Musician-Approved Deodorants
Schmidt's Here+Now Deodorant is Vegan and Cruelty-Free
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Alien-Inspired Craft Beers
Alien-Inspired Craft Beers
Perrin Brewing Launched the Storming The Gates Area 51 IPA
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Inclusive Superhero Representations
Inclusive Superhero Representations
Eternals Will Feature the MCU's First Openly Gay Character
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Show-Themed Whiskey Releases
Show-Themed Whiskey Releases
Johnnie Walker Will Release Two Bottles of Game of Thrones Whiskey
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Jicama Holiday Cocktail Recipes
Jicama Holiday Cocktail Recipes
With the Popularity of the Ingredient, Xicama Boasts a New Recipe
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Anime-Themed Denim Capsules
Anime-Themed Denim Capsules
Naked & Famous Works With Dragon Ball Z on Japanese Selvedge Denim
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Scary Clown-Themed Beverages
Scary Clown-Themed Beverages
Fans of Starbucks Create the IT Cappuccino as Part of a "Secret Menu"
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Festive Disney Advent Calendars
Festive Disney Advent Calendars
The New Disney Advent Calendars Include 24 Holiday Surprises
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TV Painter Art Exhibits
TV Painter Art Exhibits
'Happy Accidents: An Exhibit of Original Bob Ross Paintings' is Charming
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Former President-Backed Food Shows
Former President-Backed Food Shows
Barack and Michelle Obama Will Launch a Food Show for Kids
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Aqua-Colored Disney Treats
Aqua-Colored Disney Treats
'Arendelle Aqua' is the Latest Color in Disney's Color Trend Strategy
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Superhero-Themed Colognes
Superhero-Themed Colognes
The Marvel Captain America Fragrance is Woody and Aromatic
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Model-Crafted Boot Collections
Model-Crafted Boot Collections
The Winnie Harlow X Steve Madden Shoe Collection is Here for Fall
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Colorful Disney Villain Shakes
Colorful Disney Villain Shakes
Disneyland Starbucks Just Debuted a Maleficent Frappuccino
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Seasonal Sci-Fi Toy Sets
Seasonal Sci-Fi Toy Sets
The 2019 LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar Features New Characters
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Smoky Celebrity Cosmetics
Smoky Celebrity Cosmetics
Victoria Beckham Beauty's Eye Products Share a Signature Look
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Actress-Crafted Stick Cosmetics
Actress-Crafted Stick Cosmetics
Hilary Duff Teamed Up with Nudestix for the Day Dreamer Palette
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Rapper-Tribute Athletic Apparel
Rapper-Tribute Athletic Apparel
The Nipsey Hussle Tribute Collection Proceeds Go to His Charity
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Tiger-Inspired Design Identities
Tiger-Inspired Design Identities
Tiger in a Museum is a Multidisciplinary Event Series
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Villainous Collectible Cosmetics
Villainous Collectible Cosmetics
Funko's Line of Cosmetics Was Inspired by Iconic Disney Villains
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Political Pet Adoption Campaigns
Political Pet Adoption Campaigns
This PETA Ad Aims to Spark a Dialogue Through Trump's Presidency
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Magical Makeup Advent Calendars
Magical Makeup Advent Calendars
A Harry Potter Beauty Advent Calendar is Coming This October
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Retro Triology-Themed Arcade Games
Retro Triology-Themed Arcade Games
The Star Wars Arcade Cabinet Includes Three Game Options
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Sitcom-Themed Thanksgiving Dinners
Sitcom-Themed Thanksgiving Dinners
The Friendsgiving Event is Based on an Episode of 'Friends'
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Humorous Customer-Centric Sleepy Ads
Humorous Customer-Centric Sleepy Ads
These Burger King Ads Playfully Show People in Food Comas
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Graphic Famed Singer Apparel
Graphic Famed Singer Apparel
The 'Kurt Was Here' Clothing Line Features the Singer's Designs
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Wizardly Retro Apparel
Wizardly Retro Apparel
The House Rules Collection by Unique Vintage Has Harry Potter House Hues
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Halloween Family Pancake Promotions
Halloween Family Pancake Promotions
IHOP Has Unveiled a New Addams Family Menu for Halloween
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Mess-Free Pumpkin Decorators
Mess-Free Pumpkin Decorators
The Target Disney No-Carve Pumpkin Decoration Kits are Simple to Use
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Anime-Themed Notebooks
Anime-Themed Notebooks
Moleskine and the Dragon Ball Franchise Join for a New Set of Goods
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Humorous Meatless Breakfast Ads
Humorous Meatless Breakfast Ads
Colton Underwood and Morningstar Debut 'Lose Your Veginity' Ads
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Album-Promoting AR Filters
Album-Promoting AR Filters
Spotify Launched a Branded AR Effect on Instagram for Headie One
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Model-Endorsed Fall Collections
Model-Endorsed Fall Collections
Missguided Partnered with Model Sofia Richie on a New Collection
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Sitcom-Inspired Pop-Ups
Sitcom-Inspired Pop-Ups
The Treat Yo Self Pop-Up is Inspired by 'Parks and Recreation'
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Reimagined Automotive Albums
Reimagined Automotive Albums
Volkswagen's Recreated Abbey Road Cover Promotes Park Assist
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Casual Comic-Inspired Sneakers
Casual Comic-Inspired Sneakers
This Range of Comic Converse Pays Homage to Batman's Anniversary
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Monstrous Hotel Suites
Monstrous Hotel Suites
The Monster Suite Pays Homage to Guillermo del Toro
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Cinematic Bottle Campaigns
Cinematic Bottle Campaigns
'STANLEY Sightings' Captures the Appearance of the Bottles in TV & Film
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Cutout Foam Footwear
Cutout Foam Footwear
The Yeezy Foam Runners are All-White Slip-On Styles with Holes
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Vintage Band Graphic Tees
Vintage Band Graphic Tees
Goodhood, Teejeker, and Image Club LTD Work Together on a Exhibition
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Childhood Television Personality Costumes
Childhood Television Personality Costumes
Yandy Launched the 'Friendliest Neighbor' Costume'
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Podcast-Inspired Alcoholic Drinks
Podcast-Inspired Alcoholic Drinks
The 'Pink Whitney' is Inspired by a Popular Sports Podcast
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Pizza-Embedded Skateboards
Pizza-Embedded Skateboards
&pizza Created the Ultimate Pizza Skateboard with a Real Pizza Inside
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Collaborative Cartoon Boots
Collaborative Cartoon Boots
Timberland is Launching a Line of Spongebob Shoes
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Video Game-Inspired Vodkas
Video Game-Inspired Vodkas
Bethesda and Rebel Distillers Launched the DOOM Bone Vodka
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Water-Branded Film Parties
Water-Branded Film Parties
FIJI Water Hydrates Guests at the 5th Mongrel House Annual Event
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Dramatic Eyeliner Stickers
Dramatic Eyeliner Stickers
Haus Laboratories' Eye Armor Kit Contains Wingtip Stickers
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Complimentary Brand Collectibles
Complimentary Brand Collectibles
This Supreme Collectible is Given to In-Store and Online Shoppers
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Luxury Floral Tote Bags
Luxury Floral Tote Bags
Gucci Partners with Comme Des Garçons to Launch a Limited-Edition Tote
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Tennis-Inspired Mural Campaigns
Tennis-Inspired Mural Campaigns
loyalkaspar Boasts Five Murals and an Ad Spot for the US Open
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Creative Storytelling Through Technology
Creative Storytelling Through Technology
A Talk with Director X, Prolific Canadian Content Creator
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Sci-Fi Sheet Masks
Sci-Fi Sheet Masks
Firebox's Star Wars Face Mask Collection Nourishes Skin in a Fun Way
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Luxurious Gen Z Jewelry
Luxurious Gen Z Jewelry
'Pandora Me' Invites a New Generation to Discover the Iconic Jewelry Brand
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Horror-Themed Graphic Streetwear
Horror-Themed Graphic Streetwear
JohnUNDERCOVER's Polo Bear Series Takes a Scary Graphic Angle
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Game Console-Inspired Furniture
Game Console-Inspired Furniture
The PBTeen PlayStation Collection Includes Seating and Storage
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Retrospective Art Exhibitions
Retrospective Art Exhibitions
Tom Sachs Debuts 'Timeline' in the SCHAUWERK Sindelfingen Art Museum
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Cubist Fashion Collections
Cubist Fashion Collections
Moschino Spring 2020 RTW is Dedicated to Picasso and His Muses
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Cultural Celebration Dolls
Cultural Celebration Dolls
Mattel's Day of the Dead Barbie Celebrates the Mexican Holiday
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Vibrant Bold Luxe Sportswear
Vibrant Bold Luxe Sportswear
The Just Don Fall/Winter 2019 Range is Inspired by Fictional Teams
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Latin Culture-Inspired Pop-Ups
Latin Culture-Inspired Pop-Ups
The Latina Bodega by bybabba Boldly Celebrates Latinx Culture
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Sitcom-Themed Clothing Collections
Sitcom-Themed Clothing Collections
The Ralph Lauren x Friends Line Marks the Show's Anniversary
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Five-Minute Makeup Sets
Five-Minute Makeup Sets
The Carmindy Beauty 5-Piece Collection Creates an Easy, Polished Look
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Shoe Box-Inspired Art Exhibitions
Shoe Box-Inspired Art Exhibitions
Nike Shoe Boxes are a Centric Component to Gyu Han Lee's Exhibit
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Unisex Vegan Songstress Fashions
Unisex Vegan Songstress Fashions
The MCM x Billie Eilish Collection is PETA-Approved
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Pre-Editing-Enabled Action Cameras
Pre-Editing-Enabled Action Cameras
The OCLU Action Cam Lets You Easily Delete Unwanted Content
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Humorous Ocean Clean-Up Campaigns
Humorous Ocean Clean-Up Campaigns
Pornhub Launches the 'Dirtiest Porn Ever' to Raise Money
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Fast Food Halloween Collections
Fast Food Halloween Collections
Taco Bell Unveils a Halloween Collection for Couples and Families
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Arty Fast Food Campaigns
Arty Fast Food Campaigns
McDonald's Sweden Turns to High Art to Promote Its Big McBacon
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Ironically Direct Campaigns
Ironically Direct Campaigns
no name Launched A Straightforward and Hilarious Campaign
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Post-Climate Change Fashion Runways
Post-Climate Change Fashion Runways
Marine Serre Embraces an Apocalyptic Style for SS 2020
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Coloring Book-Themed Cafes
Coloring Book-Themed Cafes
The 2D Cafe in Japan is the Perfect Spot for Your Next Instagram Post
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Disney Villain Beauty Sets
Disney Villain Beauty Sets
The Funko Pop! Disney Cosmetics Collection is Based on Famous Villains
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