Hello lovely people! August is here and Spring is fast approaching. I have a feeling that my running shoes will hit the roads more often in the following weeks!
The last time I wrote up a trend report was three months ago and I thought it’s about time to discover what consumers are loving lately.
1. Harry Potter Costumes
Coincidentally, my friends are I are planning to do a Harry Potter marathon soon. Should we be wearing the costumes while we’re at it? Maybe.
2. Discontinued iPods
My brother found one on the street years ago and I still have mine kept away in a box somewhere in my hometown. I wonder how much I’ll get back if I sell them now…
3. Rick & Morty Merchandise
Not a fan (I can’t stand Morty’s voice) but my boyfriend loves this series.
4. Air plants
5. Google Home
An air freshener-looking assistant anyone? Hey Google, play me Atomic Blonde’s soundtrack. Oh and put that on repeat until I tell you otherwise.
6. Seiko 5
An oldie from 1963 is making a comeback. I actually quite like the design.
7. Magnetic Eyelashes
For those of you who struggle with glue, magnets could be your friend.
8. Vinyl Records
If you use vinyl records to decorate your bedroom wall, it’s time to take them down.
9. Bose headphones
10. Wedding dresses
What type of dress do you like? Long sleeve, sheer and unconventional designs are my go-to.
1. Fountain Pen
2. Polaris Slingshot
I have no idea these exist but they sure look cool.
4. OMEGA Speedmaster
“The Omega Speedmaster wasn’t the first watch in space, but the first worn on the moon, on the wrist of Buzz Aldrin on July 21st 1969. Neil Armstrong had left his Speedmaster in the Lunar Module as a back-up for the onboard timekeeping system.” Ablogtowatch.com
6. Pinball machine
7. Brandy Melville
This brand is an interesting one. It doesn’t have an ABOUT US section and most of its Instagram posts only have #brandyusa in the caption. Despite that, Brandy Melville has a strong following of 3.9m and I bet they are stylish young women who enjoys everyday life and live in basics.
8. Pencil case
When I was in primary school, all I wanted was to change up my pencil case and school bag every once in a while. Of course my mum would tell me I don’t need them. Can anyone relate?
9. Vintage Pyrex
I’m pretty sure my future kitchen would look something like this…
10. Star Wars Black Series
1. Tumble Dryer
Top on the list! How unusual.
2. Board games
3. Philips One Blade
4. Fleetwood Mac
I checked this band out on Spotify and realized I’ve heard Everywhere over the radio when I was younger.
“Miitopia starts off with a familiar story: A heroic Mii is called upon by the citizens of the vast kingdom to save the land. With a party of three other Miis, the character journeys from town to town, battling enemies, unlocking treasure chests and taking down bosses throughout their quest.”
6. Star Wars bobble head
For those of you who aren’t clued-up, here’s a summary of the Third Battle of Ypres (July 31 – November 6, 1917).
When the British commander Sir Douglas Haig received a warning about a German blockade, he decided to lead his men into the Belgian coast to destroy the German submarine bases there. Days into the attack, Ypres suffered the heaviest rain for 30 years causing tanks to immobilize, rifles to clog up and turn shelters into swamps. As if things couldn’t get worst, the constant shelling during the war smashed the drainage systems, leading to the deaths of countless men and animals as they drown in the quagmire.
8. Golf clubs iron set
9. Adidas NMD_XR1
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If you want to try this, I recommend that you do some research and listen to what others have to say before you commit.