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Meal-Inspired Keychains

INU INU's Udon Keychain Celebrates Society's Raman Obsession

— October 12, 2015 — Art & Design
Like clothes and jewelry pieces, keychains are a great way to express one's signature sense of style. INU INU's Udon keychain is an homage to ramen noodles and society's obsession with the convenient Asian dish. In addition to adding a fun element to any set of keys, this accessory is also an homage to a popular food item.

While most novelty keychains come in smaller sizes, this ramen-themed accessory is oversized, ensuring your house keys won't get lost. The distinct key accessory is a fun and affordable novelty gift and will appeal to INU INU's millennial audience.

In addition to offering fun accessories like this one, the retailer appeals to niche youth cultures and carries clothing that is both quirky and genderless -- a popular theme that's being embraced by both established and independent fashion labels.
Trend Themes
1. Keychain Fashion - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop customizable keychains that cater to various fashion styles and interests.
2. Oversized Accessories - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Create oversized accessories that make a bold statement and provide functionality.
3. Novelty Gifts - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Design unique and affordable novelty gifts that cater to specific interests and hobbies.
Industry Implications
1. Fashion Retail - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Integrate quirky and genderless clothing options into fashion retail to cater to diverse consumer preferences.
2. Personal Accessories - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop a range of personalized accessories, including keychains, that express individuality and style.
3. Gifting Market - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Tap into the market for unique and affordable novelty gifts that resonate with specific target audiences.
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