Sure, April showers bring May flowers, but they also bring the onset of summer, Cinco de Mayo, the end of Game of Thrones (say it ain’t Snow!). Here, our favorite things to look forward to in the fifth month of 2019.
5 Trends That Will Be Huge in May
Blame it on the inevitable shift from unicorn-everything, but rainbow stripes, tie-dye, jewelry and hair colors are making a huge splash this month. Expect to see ROYGBIV-colored apparel leading up to pride month in June.
'game Of Thrones' Parodies
The biggest show on television says its farewell on May 19, but don't expect to stop hearing about it any time soon. Sure, the upcoming sequels and prequels are generating enough buzz to keep your Iron Throne cravings satisfied, but in the meantime, GoT parodies and memes will keep the dragon fire burning long after our watch has ended.
Cool Gravity Blankets
Remember when weighted gravity blankets first became a thing? ("Why didn't we think of that?!") The next logical step (that's perfect for the upcoming summer months): Cooling gravity blankets that distribute moisture to keep you cool all night long. Genius.
They've been around for a while now, but there's been a recent push away from hoppy IPAs and a trend toward more juicy, citrus-y, thirst-quenching beer varietals. Typically with a lower ABV than traditional pilsners and ales, fruit-flavored beers like Suncrush Grapefruit, Dogfish Head's Festina Pêche and Elevation Beer Co.'s Raspberry Gulch are having a major moment just in time for hotter weather and more calorie-conscious drinking.