Fashion is supposed to be fun, which is why you find so many people these days wearing exactly what they please without much care for what other people think.
But while we support those who chose to dress for nobody but themselves, there are some fashion fads that are so obscure it’s hard not to be quizzical. One of these trends is unicorn armpits. The past year has considered unicorns feature in the most unlikely of places, from meat to style. The colorful trend has been what defined 2017- a year that was otherwise pretty bleak. The past time has also recognized the third largest wave of feminism rise up and rinse over the world, with such discussions surrounding equality of rights between sexualities louder than ever. Inspired by the presidential win of Donald Trump and the outrageous allegations against Hollywood elites such as Harvey Weinstein, girls have begun to fight back. These two motions mixed has recognized an explosion of bright colours saturating Instagram feeds and Pinterest reports, as well as daily life. From pretty pastels to neon rainbows, the trend was open to interpreting. As women around the world relinquish the firm hold they have on their razors, the world is beginning to see torso hair in a whole new lane. Promoted by celebrities such as Paris Jackson who comfortably paired her Dior gown with armpit fuzz at the MTV Video Music Awards, fluff became fashionable. As with all things, the minute that it became a hot tendency there used to be people on hand to make a profit. But, how do you make money from torso whisker? Construct it Instagrammable, of course! Thus, the unicorn armpit was born. The trend determines young woman, and men, around the world succumbing their underarm whisker a series of bright colors. From a mix of neon green, acid yellow and a pop of pink to a pastel purple, unicorn armpits come in a variety of different forms. The craze has been in existence for several years, with Miley Cyrus sporting the look back in her more wild periods. But, it wasn’t until recently that it became more mainstream with our citizens internationally succumbing their underarm hair. The trend encourages women to embrace their natural torso by adding a fun twisting to the mane which culture perceives as unsightly. I mean, people dye the hair on their heads and style their pubes- so why not funk up the underarms? It may not be for everyone, but unicorn armpits are really beginning to take off as thousands of women experiment with the quirky seem. Some have even incorporated glitter, sequins and crystal gems into their fuzz for an added touch of flamboyance.
As the festival season rapidly approaches, we predict that it won’t be long before simulates and influencers begin to work the looking. In fact, there may even be stands erected at celebrations offering onsite unicorn armpits! The potentials are endless. As 2018 starts, we should be prepared for more bizarre tendencies like this to become popular. So, if you think unicorn armpits are the weirdest thing you’ll is today, then think again- it’s about to get much weirder, but a lot more colorful at the same day!