While Halloween and Day of the Dead may have come and gone for this year, the influence of one iconic image from these holidays has become a mainstay in fashionable wardrobes and spaces. I’m talking about the sugar skull. Ever since 2011 when designers like Emilio Pucci splashed the skull motif onto tulle blouses, this iconic print has stormed the fashion world.

Just as this Fashionista uses the edgy print to complement her cool style, skull prints can also add a funky, eccentric vibe to any college space. The colorful and intricate designs of sugar skulls are the perfect statement piece to add a pop of color and fun to your space. Here are just a few ways to spice up your space with this creepy-cool trend:

Sugar skull accent pillow from Dormify
Brighten up your walls with this art print by Rachel Caldwell from Urban Outfitters
Skull printed woven wool tapestry cushion by Alexander McQueen from The Rug Company
Sugar skulls shower curtain from Café Press

So go ahead and indulge in your inner punk, Fashionistas! These simple pieces are sure to give your space a chic update.


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