The Brief: The "My Outfits If I Were A Cartoon Character" TikTok trend calls for creators to show off their best fits to Gorillaz "Dirty Harry."
TikTokers are imagining themselves as the star of their own cartoon series with various outfit changes set to Gorillaz track “Dirty Harry.” Their ensembles are typically categorized as signature outfit, school uniform, prom/school dance, and hanging out with friends. Some TikTokers have placed their own unique twist on the trend, adding crime fighting outfits, sleepover ensembles, vacation/beach day looks, and even special attire for solving murders. The trend grew in popularity on May 7. There are over 21,000 videos linked to the sound.
Popular creator Kristen Hancher showcased her cartoon looks for everyday, crime fighting, nights out, and hanging out with her boyfriend. Her video has been viewed over 3.4 million times and received over 496,000 likes within 20 hours.
Love this trend!
Another popular TikToker, @Isaiahxavier10, also hopped on the trend and revealed the get-ups he’d wear as the “goofy, sarcastic best friend who acts as the shows comic relief.” His video garnered over 649,000 views and 196,000 likes within 19 hours of posting.
I love this trend! 😛🥓 I’m definitely the goofy, sarcastic best friend who acts as the shows comic relief.
The “cartoon character” trend has been done by goths and anime-aficionados as well.