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Super Hero Party Trends


A few weeks ago while shopping at Target I became utterly amazed at some of their exclusive products.  Target is always a go to for on trend and designer collaborations, but this was the first time that I really saw for myself Target being inspired by blogosphere tastemakers and trendsetters instead of the other way around.


Their Justice League products are obviously inspired by the popularity of Vintage/Pop Art Super Hero parties pioneered by event designers such as Anders Ruff and countless other party blogs.  Supplies for these type of parties have previously been available only from custom graphic designers and bespoke party stores.  Combining just the right colors in half tone dots, comic book like fonts and a heathy dose of explosion clouds, party designers have taken this theme in many different directions and obviously Target was watching.  Currently on the shelves at Target you can score outdoor play things, pool toys as well as placemats, cups and  serving pieces for your superhero party.  Target is promoting a crossover to fashion as well on their TargetStyle facebook and instagram accounts.

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Pics via Target blog and Target style FB 

Annette from One Perfect Room thought that the Target release was also a big deal, she shares pics of the products in store here.  I think many party chic moms find this theme to satisfy their batman obsessed toddler and their own “no licensed character party rule”.  I certainly was influenced by pop art and vintage comics for Hudson’s third birthday party, but leaned toward pop art, with a Roy Liechtenstein illustration on a 1966 Newsweek cover (above) as inspiration.  And I promise he did not notice that it wasn’t Batman or Superman matching plates and napkins!  p.s.  You’ll be seeing more of Hudson’s Super Hero party very soon!

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And here are some of my favorite Vintage/Pop Art inspired parties going around right now (click on pic to link to site).  Obviously, this theme is great for super boys and super girls!


Party by Anders Ruff


Party by My Paper Lily via Kara’s Party Ideas


Party by Wants and Wishes via HWTM


Party by Molly B Photography via Anders Ruff


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Hudson’s Superhero Party featured on Amy Atlas

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Amy Atlas is internationally know as “The Sweets Stylist”.  Her blog Sweet Designs is full of dessert tables for which Amy has set the standard for.   She is so supportive and encouraging to other aspiring stylists in the events industry.   Beautiful guest dessert tables from around the world grace her blog pages, it is always an honor to be excepted as a featured guest.   This  submission is my third party to debut on Amy Atlas and there will be many more to come as I celebrate my children each year and as friends and family allow me to create for them.

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Check out the rest of Hudson’s Superhero Party on Amy Atlas HERE

Now that the party is out of the bag, I cant wait to fill you all in on some great DIY tips about the crafts and display.  I will be introducing my first free printable as well as sharing how you can do a cake like this one at home!


Filed under Celebrations, City Mouse + Country Mouse, SugarCoated