The NYC Map Dress is Fashionable and Direction-Friendly

 - Jul 6, 2009   Updated: Jul 5 2011
References: shop.nordstrom & likecool
If you've forgotten your subway map at home and are wearing your transit skirt, there is no worry of getting lost.

The NYC Subway Map Dress is taking this new map fascination a little too far. Created by Massimo Vignelli, this cute skirt is covered in a clear and colorful rendition of the New York City underground transit service.

Can you believe that this dress is being sold at Nordstrom?

Implications - Subway maps are extremely recognizable to many people who utilize public transportation, and thus this subway map dress is both catchy and instantly understandable. Products that reference popular imagery that many people can instant recognize increase their likelihood of being successful with consumers who appreciate references.