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Top 70 Pop Culture Trends in October

Celeb-Backed Tequila Brands to Trendy Gen Z Accessories

— October 16, 2021 — Pop Culture
Pop culture often informs brands of upcoming trends, and the October 2021 pop culture trends underscore how brands are interpreting the latest pop culture moments.

One notable example comes from Heinz. The brand recently debuted the new Heinz Packet Roller, a new device that will ensure you can get every last bit of sauce. Not only is this helping consumers looking to indulge in the condiment, but it also helps to reduce waste by limiting the number of packets needed.

Another intriguing example from the October 2021 pop culture trends was done accomplished by Levi's and Felix the Cat. Felix the Cat, the famous cartoon cat from the 1950s and '60s, is the muse for the new collaboration 'Felix the Graduate.' The collection features shirts, sweaters, hats, jeans, and more.
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Football-Themed Doughnuts
Football-Themed Doughnuts
Krispy Kreme Launches Football Doughnuts in Time for 2021 NFL Kickoff
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Crime-Themed Candy Campaigns
Crime-Themed Candy Campaigns
Butterfinger Investigators Reward Repenting Thieves with $25,000
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68
Queer Comic Character Celebrations
Queer Comic Character Celebrations
The Kevin Keller CELEBRATION! Omnibus is Expansive
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67
Cartoon-Themed Anniversary Donuts
Cartoon-Themed Anniversary Donuts
Pokémon and Krispy Kreme Launch Adorable New Treats
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66
Olympic Canadian Retailer Paternships
Olympic Canadian Retailer Paternships
lululemon is the Official Outfitter of Team Canada
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65
Celeb-Starring Soda Shop Ads
Celeb-Starring Soda Shop Ads
Pepsi Teams Up With Doja Cat For the 'You're The One I Want' Campaign
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64
Musician-Designed Laptops
Musician-Designed Laptops
MSI Teams Up With Hiroshi Fujiwara to Release the New 'Fragment Laptop'
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63
TV Show Companion Podcasts
TV Show Companion Podcasts
Apple TV Plus is Set to Release 'Foundation' Sidekick Podcast
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62
Iconic Fantasy Movie NFTs
Iconic Fantasy Movie NFTs
'The Princess Bride' Is Being Revived as NFT Collectibles
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Nacho-Celebrating Music Videos
Nacho-Celebrating Music Videos
The '7-ELEVEn Nachos' Video by Froggy is 7-Eleven-Sponsored
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Heist-Inspired Series Screenings
Heist-Inspired Series Screenings
Netflix Masterminded a "No-Spoiler Heist" for La Casa de Papel
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Iconic Movie-Based Mobile Stories
Iconic Movie-Based Mobile Stories
Crazy Maple Studios Launches 'MEAN GIRLS' Mobile Stories
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Berry-Powered Refillable Eye Creams
Berry-Powered Refillable Eye Creams
Berry Bright Vitamin C Eye Cream Blends Organic Ingredients
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Social Media Birthday Features
Social Media Birthday Features
Snapchat's Birthdays Mini Feature Tracks Friends' Birthdays
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Celeb-Themed Smart Speakers
Celeb-Themed Smart Speakers
Amazon Has Released a Limited Edition Billie Eilish 'Echo Studio'
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Mother-Daughter Cosmetic Brands
Mother-Daughter Cosmetic Brands
Lisa Rinna Launches Two New Lip Kits Designed by Her Daughters
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Actor-Starring Coffee Campaigns
Actor-Starring Coffee Campaigns
De’Longhi Taps Brad Pitt For New 'Perfetto' Campaign
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Cyberpunk-Themed Casual Apparel
Cyberpunk-Themed Casual Apparel
GU and KOJIMA PRODUCTION Launch the Death Stranding Capsule
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Sci-Fi-Inspired Parade Balloons
Sci-Fi-Inspired Parade Balloons
This Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloon is Star Wars-Themed
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Superhero-Themed Osaka Cafes
Superhero-Themed Osaka Cafes
Oh My Cafe is Launching a Marvel Cafe Pop=Up in Osaka
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Commercial-Inspired Ice Creams
Commercial-Inspired Ice Creams
Geico x Tag Team Created a Special Mikey Likes It Ice Cream Flavor
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Cookbook-Inspired Meal Kits
Cookbook-Inspired Meal Kits
Sunbasket Launched Limited Time Only Meal Kit with Danny Seo
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Cartoon-Themed Chocolate Drops
Cartoon-Themed Chocolate Drops
Hershey's Created Milk Chocolate Drops Inspired by the Grinch
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Anime Monster Cookies
Anime Monster Cookies
The Pokémon x Oreo Collab Introduces the First "Cookie Rarity Scheme"
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Toy Blocks-Infused Sneakers
Toy Blocks-Infused Sneakers
The DIY LEGO Superstar Perfectly Fuses adidas and LEGO
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Sci Fi-Themed BJJ Apparel
Sci Fi-Themed BJJ Apparel
Albino & Preto Launch Visuals of the Star Trek BJJ Collection
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NFT Comic Strips
NFT Comic Strips
AriZona Iced Tea Created a Comic Strip with BAYC
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Actress-Approved Sparkling Mixers
Actress-Approved Sparkling Mixers
The Betty Buzz Non-Alcoholic Sparkling Mixers are High-Quality
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Celebratory QSR Kids Meals
Celebratory QSR Kids Meals
The McDonald's Walt Disney World Happy Meal Celebrates 50-Years
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50's Pop Star-Themed Whiskeys
50's Pop Star-Themed Whiskeys
Grain & Barrel Spirits Launches Commemorative Elvis Presley Whiskey
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40
Cartoon-Themed Contemporary Streetwear
Cartoon-Themed Contemporary Streetwear
weber and UNUSED Join to Continue weber RECONSTRUCTIONR
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Magazine-Owned Creative Agencies
Magazine-Owned Creative Agencies
Crack Magazine Launches Multi-Faceted Brand Agency Called 'CC Co'
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38
Toronto Rapper-Themed Food Ads
Toronto Rapper-Themed Food Ads
Jack Astor's Debuts 'Certified Food Baby' Ad Paying Homage to Drake
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37
Animated Film-Inspired Footwear Capsules
Animated Film-Inspired Footwear Capsules
adidas Celebrates the 20th Anniversary of Monsters, Inc.
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36
Branded Ketchup Packet Rollers
Branded Ketchup Packet Rollers
Heinz Debuts a New Ketchup Innovation–the New Packet Roller
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35
Redefined Iconic Cartoon Apparel
Redefined Iconic Cartoon Apparel
LIFE IS WAR Honors Iconic Cartoon Characters in the S*X Capsule
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34
Bespoke Luxury Beauty Bags
Bespoke Luxury Beauty Bags
Huda Kattan Partnered with Ipsy to Create a Curated Cosmetic Bag
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Blockbuster Movie-Based NFTs
Blockbuster Movie-Based NFTs
Legendary Set to Launch 'Dune: Future Artifacts' Digital Collection
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Celeb-Backed Tequila Brands
Celeb-Backed Tequila Brands
Eva Longoria Launches Luxury Tequila 'Casa Del Sol'
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Relaxed 80-Inspried Athleisure
Relaxed 80-Inspried Athleisure
Nasty Gal and Sports Illustrated Design a Sportswear Capsule
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Singer-Collaborative Vegan Sneakers
Singer-Collaborative Vegan Sneakers
Billie Eilish is the Latest to Work Together with Jordan Brand
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Collegiate-Inspired Collection
Collegiate-Inspired Collection
Levi's and Felix the Cat Launch the 'Felix the Graduate' Series
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Fast-Food-Themed Apparel
Fast-Food-Themed Apparel
McDonald's Partners with BoxLunch to Launch a New Line of Fan Merchandise
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Luxe Artist-Collab Accessories
Luxe Artist-Collab Accessories
Homer and Prada Work Together on a Limited Edition Collection
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Athlete-Inspired Gowns
Athlete-Inspired Gowns
The Simone Biles Met Gala is a Couture AREA x Athleta Collaboration
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Sustainable Merch Collections
Sustainable Merch Collections
The Lorde Solar Power Merch is Made from 100% Recycled Fabric
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Sci-Fi-Themed Space Force Uniforms
Sci-Fi-Themed Space Force Uniforms
The US Space Force Designs Uniforms Inspired by Star Trek
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Butter-Themed Phone Cases
Butter-Themed Phone Cases
CASETiFY and BTS Created Tech Accessories Inspired by a Hit Song
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Eco-Friendly NFT Marketplaces
Eco-Friendly NFT Marketplaces
Bubblehouse is Making NFTs Accessible and Environmentally Friendly
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21
Dynamic Rapper-Designed Apparel
Dynamic Rapper-Designed Apparel
Lil Uzi Vert Teams Up With NIGO to Launch 'Human Made' Collection
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Celeb-Backed Pomegranate Vodkas
Celeb-Backed Pomegranate Vodkas
Sean 'Diddy' Combs Launches Limited Edition 'CÎROC Pomegranate'
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Vodka-Infused Whipped Cream Shots
Vodka-Infused Whipped Cream Shots
Cardi B Set to Launch 'Whipshots' with Starco Brands
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Celeb-Created Baby Care Collections
Celeb-Created Baby Care Collections
Kylie Baby Shares Hypoallergenic & Vegan Products
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NFT Magazine Covers
NFT Magazine Covers
ES Magazine's Cover is an Immersive, Three-Dimensional Moving Artwork
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Rebellious Experimental Streetwear Apparel
Rebellious Experimental Streetwear Apparel
Jaden Smith Unveils Eclectic MSFTSrep Collection
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Shoppable Digital Concerts
Shoppable Digital Concerts
Singer Zara Larsson is Hosting a Live TikTok Concert with Ellesse
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Virtual Pet Collectibles
Virtual Pet Collectibles
The Neopets Metaverse Collection Shares Algorithmically Generated NFTs
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Plant-Powered Household Cleaners
Plant-Powered Household Cleaners
Safely Shares Home Cleaning Essentials in Refillable Packaging
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Virtual Learning Platforms
Virtual Learning Platforms
Simbi's Read For Good Challenge Uses AI to Improve Literacy
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Decentralized Social Metaverses
Decentralized Social Metaverses
Uhive is a Creator-First Platform to Generate Wealth for All
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Fitness Influencer Parodies
Fitness Influencer Parodies
Planet Fitness' Fictional "Fitfluencer" Parodies Phony Influencers
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Videogame-Branded Sneakers
Videogame-Branded Sneakers
Puma X Animal Crossing is a Playful Collaboration Sure to Please Gamers
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Secret Agent Sneaker Collections
Secret Agent Sneaker Collections
The adidas x 007 Collection Includes Five Footwear Styles
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Digital Fashion Figurines
Digital Fashion Figurines
The Dematerialised is Selling an NFT of Late Designer Karl Lagerfeld
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Decentralized Cultural Apps
Decentralized Cultural Apps
'Hidden' Showcased Emerging Vintage Art, Style, and Culture
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Secret Agent-Inspired Cameras
Secret Agent-Inspired Cameras
Leica Unveils the Ultra-Sleek Q2 '007 Edition' Camera
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Tactical Secret Agent Footwear
Tactical Secret Agent Footwear
The Danner 007 Tanicus was Designed for the Latest Bond Film
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Child-Resistant Pre-Roll Tins
Child-Resistant Pre-Roll Tins
Happy Valley Features Products That are 100% Child-Resistant
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Secret Agent SUVs
Secret Agent SUVs
The Land Rover Defender V8 Bond Edition is Limited to 300 Examples
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Trendy Gen Z Accessories
Trendy Gen Z Accessories
Urban Sophistication Offers a Range of Elevated Phone Cases for Winter
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