Monograms – a trendy way to keep your items identified with your own personal statement

Allie Mangan

Allie Mangan, AP Literature Set 7

When students return to school, no one can guess what new trend will be evident in their belongings. When you take a look at the Academy of the Holy Names this year, a trend reflecting a new, girly twist to ordinary items can be found in monograms. Monograms can be spotted on keychains, iPad cases, backpacks, lunch boxes, cars-pretty much on every item possible!

Interestingly enough, monograms can be found from the freshman class all the way up to the Class of 2013.

So, what started this new trend? What made girls want to go monogram crazy? Senior Sophia Miranda said, “I wanted to get my iPad case monogramed to personalize it. I wanted to stand out and have an item that no one else in the school would have!”

It seems that the quest for individuality sparked the beginning of this trend. Monograms really do create an item that is solely YOURS. Another reason for monogramming, Katherine Hobson, a junior,  points out is just making a statement that is positive and fun.  “It just adds to the cuteness of an item. It makes it more colorful and upbeat.” Katherine, who has a monogrammed backpack, keychain, and iPad case, definitely feels that monograms can liven up an item.

Monograms not only personalize but provide a pop of color to any object.  Because these items will be used all year, they make a versatile and practical way to ensure your techie items and other belongings can be identified quickly if misplaced.   If you are interested in monogramming an item of your own,  KT Janes on south Dale Mabry provides quick and efficient service in producing adorable monograms for any item.  Whether for yourself or for that special gift,  you don’t want to miss this exciting trend popping up around our campus.