It has been almost 20 years since the fall of the Soviet Union, and the associated communist symbols are now on the rise in fashion.
According to Trend de la Creme, the large red star and the hammer and sickle have become staples in the increasing glamorization of communism.
This gallery of images includes pieces from the Chen Junghong and Sabyasachi Mukherjee Spring 2009 collections.
It also includes a Communist Wrap Skirt from babygirlboutique.com, Communist Undies from hammersicklestuff.com, Communist Scarf by Peach Pit, ‘Greetings Feline’ Tee by Jester Funny Books, Red Star Gloves by Super Sugar Ray Ray, CCCP Carryall Bag from e-potpourri.com, and the Soviet Necklace by Kid Viskous.
1. Glamorization of Communism - Opportunity for fashion brands to incorporate communist symbols into their designs and capitalize on the rising trend.
2. Revival of Soviet Fashion - Potential for fashion designers to draw inspiration from Soviet fashion trends and create a modern twist on vintage Soviet-inspired clothing.
3. Nostalgic Communist Merchandise - Room for retailers to sell nostalgic communist-themed products, such as accessories and clothing, that cater to consumers' fascination with the era.
1. Fashion Design - Opportunity for fashion designers to explore Soviet-inspired fashion and design unique clothing lines.
2. Retail - Potential for retailers to curate and sell communist-themed merchandise aimed at the growing market of consumers interested in Soviet nostalgia.
3. Fashion Accessories - Room for accessory brands to create and market communist-themed products like scarves, gloves, and jewelry to cater to the demand for Soviet-inspired fashion.