Skull Style

Skull Style

As part of the modsquad, creative team for, we are constantly talking about trends. This week the hot topic was the skull trend. It all started in 2003 with the late, great Alexander McQueen when he debuted the infamous skull scarf.

McQueen Scarf

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Designer Alexander McQueen


The modsquad started discussing how popular the skull trend is in pop culture and fashion. We started naming all the places skulls/skeletons have made an appearance We brought up Tim Burton’s The Corpse Bride. How glamorous is the Corpse Bride Emily?

The Corpse Bride


Remember Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Video?

Lady Gaga


We talked about Mexican culture and the influence of the Day of the Dead holiday on the recent skull trend.

Mexican Sugar Skulls


We also looked at how skulls are not just for scarves but making a statement in accessories, tops, sweaters, and in different colors.

Skull Bracelet

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The modsquad loves the juxtaposition of a skull in pastel or bright. Another new take on the trend is combining a skull print plus a sheer fabric. Here are 3 pieces the modsquad personally picked out for you! These pieces let you  play with the skull trend for cheap.

Skull Print Blouse $12.50

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Pastel Skull Sweater $9.50






How would will you wear the skull trend? The modsquad loves the street style look of an over sized skull sweater with a black skater skirt.

Street Style Inspiration

skull style sweater

Photo Credit: Alexander McQueen, Tim Burton, Lady Gaga, Pintrest, Moddeals, Chicisimo,


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