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Head-Chomping Caps

Celebrate Shark Week 2012 with This Fleece Shark Hat

— August 14, 2012 — Art & Design
What better way to show your friends and family your love of shark week then with this villainous fleece shark hat by Etsy seller ObeyMyBrain? While some may not see the appeal in watching sharks swim around all week, loyal fans can rejoice over this festive accessory.

Made out of a warm fleece polyester, this personified cap is bursting in playful details. Everything from the razor-sharp teeth to the menacing eyes has been tailored into a cartoon-style look. The cozy fabric keeps your head warm, while offering a comical fashion statement.

Based in San Diego, California, Etsy designer Josh Freeman also offers shoppers a number of other peculiar and playful headwear options. Whether you are looking for a crustacean cap or a squishy squid look, ObeyMyBrain has got you and your head covered.
Trend Themes
1. Fleece Animal Hats - The trend of animal-themed hats made out of fleece polyester could be developed into a line of playful and warm winter accessories.
2. Cartoon-style Clothing - The trend of incorporating cartoon-style details into clothing items like these shark hats could be expanded into a line of eye-catching and fun clothing.
3. Celebrity-inspired Apparel - The trend of popularizing accessories and clothing seen in movies and TV shows like Shark Week could be developed into licensed and themed apparel lines for fans.
Industry Implications
1. Fashion Industry - The fashion industry could explore developing and marketing fleece animal hats and cartoon-style clothing to appeal to playful and youthful consumers.
2. Costume Industry - The costume industry could benefit from incorporating popular TV show and movie themes like Shark Week into novelty hats and clothing items.
3. Entertainment Industry - The entertainment industry could tap into the trend of people embracing accessories and clothing items worn in popular movies and TV shows and develop themed merchandise lines.
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