5 Fashion-Inspired Dessert Ideas For A Shopaholic

Many people find shopping as a guilty pleasure activity. It helps them forget their problems and find comfort in the new purchase, no matter how expensive and unwanted it may be. Many call it a problem and even seek professional help. But a little bit does not hurt anyone, especially not when you can use it as a theme to throw a party for your friends. 

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Much like Rachel from F.R.I.E.N.D.S, who never needed an excuse to shop, foodies don’t need a reason to indulge in desserts, especially if they have a sweet tooth. The challenging task is, however, to list the desserts that would complement the theme. Here are a few fashion-inspired desserts that would make all shopaholics go crazy.

Creme Brulee

Audrey Kathleen Hepburn, who featured in the famous 1961 chick flick ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’, is rememberecugh you can add croissants to the menu, creme brulee captures the character’s essence impeccably. It is luxurious, creamy, and delicate, and screams sophistication in the presentation.


If you haven’t watched ‘Confessions of a Shopaholic’, you have missed one of the most adorable American chick flicks featuring Isla Fisher. The lead of the comedy-drama cannot resist shopping if she finds something worthy to be added to her wardrobe. She felt joy every time her credit card made the noise of ‘kaching’. If you are like her, add colourful macarons to the dessert menu. They are not only irresistible but also creamy, vibrant, and delicious. 

Dessert Platter

Clueless is a 1995 film high on teenage drama. Starring Alicia Silverstone as the lead, the movie revolves around a popular rich teenager who makes a new friend and decides to change her life by giving her a makeover. Inspired by a chic wardrobe, millions of shoes, thousands of accessories, and a lot of makeup products, you can make a dessert platter for the party. It can have muffins, macarons, pastries, cookies, doughnuts, biscuits, tarts, chocolates, and whatnot.

Red Velvet Cupcake

One of the iconic films revolving around all things fashion is ‘The Devil Wears Prada’. The novel on which it is based features stilettos with red base making it a perfect colour to pick for a dessert. It also signifies rich and royal. One of the additions to your dessert menu can be red velvet cupcakes. Add cream cheese frosting on the top and a few fun elements made with fondant to finish the presentation.

Strawberry Cheesecake

‘Sex and the City’ is an ultimate chick flick circling around its fashionable characters - Miranda, Samantha, Carrie, and Charlotte. The ladies never failed to impress their fans with their intimate gatherings and high-end parties. Keeping each of their personalities in mind, you can think about serving strawberry cheesecake at your party. It pairs well with refreshing cocktails and mocktails and looks luscious as a part of the spread.