Homer and Marge Simpson plastered over jars, Evian bottles designed by Christian Lacroix, a Grumpy Cat faced Happy Meal, Pepsi using emojis on their labels… Pop culture invites itself on the products of our daily life, and people seem to love it! Surely between a regular red and white can and a Karl Lagerfeld-designed one, you’d choose the latter one, right?
Stories - March 29, 2017
While a good packaging has become essential to stand out on the shelves of a store, some brands or artists have even used it to pay tribute to iconic figures of pop culture. See for yourself:
1. The Jordan box which celebrates the 20th anniversary of Space Jam. Shaped like a drawer, this edgy box contains Air Jordan XI’s aka the sneakers Jordan wore in the movie, but also a DVD, a jersey and a water bottle; in other words the perfect basketball gear.
© Complex/David Cabrera
2. Pepsi’s Back To The Future bottle. On Oct. 21, 2015, the date of Marty’s arrival in the future, Pepsi released a bottle similar to the one he orders in the movie.
Only 6500 copies were produced and sold for $ 20 each.
3. The German football team on Kinder Chocolat wrappings during Euro 2016. During Euro 2016, Kinder decided to temporarily put the boy who appears on the packages on the sidelines and replace him with the members of the German soccer team.
4. Ruby Spark’s fragrance collection celebrating Disney’s villains. Seems like we’re not the alone thinking that villains are the best Disney characters.
Ruby’s fragrances – each shaped and designed around a specific mischief-maker – help us answer a question we’ve been wondering for years: what does a villain actually smell like?
© Ruby Spark
5. Zenith’s tribute to the Rolling Stones. When the watchmaker tributes the legendary Rock band, it is anything but half-hearted: nearly a quarter of a million for each of these 5 pieces, which were heavily influenced by the Stones’