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Anatomically Correct Valentine Gifts

Eat Your Heart Out Gives Literal Gifts for Valentine's

— January 29, 2013 — Pop Culture
Some people take Valentine’s Day very seriously, and others make crocheted anatomically correct Valentines day gifts.

The humongous horror fans over at the Eat Your Heart Out blog are starting a pop-up shop in London that features the anatomically correct Valentines. The start-up is being run under the guise of Anatomical Snuff Box. The start-up is being sponsored by Kraken Rum, so the combination of gore and booze should give a few clues into the target demographic for these visceral Valentine’s gifts.

The incredible crocheted hearts are the work of textile artist Kate Jenkins. The ceramic heart-shaped cocktail sharer is the work of Bespoke Barware. What better way to say ‘I love you’ this February with a bunch of literally heart shaped crochets and ceramics? It’s all part of a horrific anatomically correct Valentine’s Day!
Trend Themes
1. Anatomically Correct Gifts - Developing anatomically correct gifts can appeal to horror culture enthusiasts who appreciate unique gift experiences.
2. Pop-up Shops - Creating a pop-up shop can be a disruptive innovation for retailers to attract niche customers with temporary and exclusive shopping experiences.
3. Sponsorship Marketing - Partnering with sponsors can be a lucrative opportunity to gain financial support and collaborative exposure for niche products.
Industry Implications
1. Textile - Textile artists can create unique gift items by exploring anatomical designs using crochet or other techniques.
2. Barware - Crafting anatomical designs for unconventional cocktails or drinkware can generate new industry opportunities for barware makers.
3. Alcoholic Beverage - Partnering with artists to create customized packaging or merchandise designs can offer a creative edge for alcohol brands to market their products.
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