Trend Alert—Llamas Are the New Unicorns
And there's Pinterest data to prove it!
Prepare for cuteness overload: if you thought that the rainbow-colored, all-sparkle-everything unicorn trend was adorable, just wait until you see the llamas that are picking up in popularity. While llamas have been showing up on pillows, coffee mugs, even wallpaper for over a year now, data from Pinterest shows that the llama trend has really started to take off this year. According to the site's data experts, saves for "llama home decor" was up a whopping 1,049 percent year over year last month. We think it's safe to say that llamas have the potential to reach unicorn-levels of stardom. Want to hop on the trend before we reach peak llama? Here are six fun ways to work the trend into your own home.
Ceramic Llama Planters
What do you get when you combine the llama fad with the houseplant trend? The cutest home accessory (and hostess gift) we've ever seen.
To buy: From $49, westelm.com.
Mountain Llama Doormat
Who doesn't want a llama to welcome them home every day? This doormat will greet you and your guests right at the front door.
To buy: $42, anthropologie.com.
Llama Butler Doorstop
This llama isn't just adorable, it's also a helpful doorstop with a weighted bottom. Buy one for your kids' room, the nursery, or a playroom, and your little ones will think it's another toy.
To buy: $32, uncommongoods.com.
Soludos Exclusive Chambray Llama Espadrilles
If decorating your home with the llama trend isn't enough for you, order a pair of these charming, llama-adorned espadrilles so you can wear the trend every single day.
To buy: $80 (originally $133), asos.com.
Llama Sheet Set
If your kids (okay, you) are getting a little tired of the unicorn craze, swap out their unicorn bedding for these sweet llama-bedecked bed sheets.
To buy: $25, target.com.
Particle to Play Llama Duster
Here's your excuse for taking a llama to work with you: this pink one doubles as a desk duster for your office cubicle. Leave this fluffy find out on your desk, and even your most curmudgeon coworkers will smile.
To buy: $15, modcloth.com.