A host of ready-to-wear and accessories brands have joined Mickey Mouse’s 90th
b’day celebrations, teaming up with Disney on all kinds of colourful, fantastical and fun-filled collaborations featuring Mickey.
Mickey Mouse’s 90th anniversary: Seven fashion brands honour big day in unique style | Photo Credit: AFP
As a veritable pop culture icon, Mickey Mouse has been inspiring the fashion world for the best part of nine decades. With the Disney mascot set to celebrate his 90th birthday, November 18, a host of ready-to-wear and accessories brands have joined in the celebrations, teaming up with Disney on all kinds of colourful, fantastical and fun-filled collaborations featuring the world’s most famous mouse. Here’s a look at some of the limited-edition creations to snap up in honor of Mickey Mouse’s big day.
The crocodile brand is celebrating its 85th anniversary and Mickey Mouse’s 90th with a collection of men’s, women’s and kids’ creations. For the occasion, Mickey — or Minnie on certain pieces — steps into tennis gear and onto a series of polos shirts, T-shirts, sweatshirts, pullovers, a fleece dress, sneakers and leather goods. The collection lands in stores worldwide in November.
The Levi’s brand is joining in Mickey Mouse’s 90th birthday celebrations with a limited-edition collection. The mouse features on various Levi’s classics, including the iconic Trucker Jacket and 501 jeans. The capsule also includes T-shirts, sweatshirts and accessories.
Rag & Bone
Rag & Bone is celebrating Mickey’s milestone with an entire ready-to-wear collection rich in references to the iconic mouse and his world. The limited-edition unisex drop includes T-shirts, sweatshirts, cotton shirts, cashmere sweaters, polo shirts, denim jackets and sneakers. It’s available in stores and online.
The Bershka fashion retailer is saluting Disney’s beloved mascot with a collection of men’s and women’s apparel with a streetwear flavor. Fans of the legendary mouse can shop pullovers and sweatshirts, T-shirts and even a padded jacket. The designs are available in stores and online.
Accessories brand Nixon has used various details from the world of Mickey Mouse to create a celebratory collection of watches. As well as working in the number 90 here and there in reference to the mouse’s landmark age, Nixon also puts Mikey’s limbs to work on its unique timepieces as watch hands. The collection also includes bags and small leather goods. The creations are available in stores and online.
From the Sk8-Hi, the Old Skool, the Authentic and the Slip-On to the Authentic Gore, some of the most iconic Vans sneaker styles land in the colours of Mickey Mouse for this 90th-anniversary celebration. The designs honor the Disney mascot and his world, as well as his onscreen career. The collection also includes backpacks, caps, clothing and socks, all steeped in Vans’ legendary California cool.
Havaianas celebrates the 90th anniversary of Mickey Mouse with a collection that tells a story. The Brazilian brand uses 10 pairs of flip-flops to highlight standout moments in the Disney character’s career. From his “Steamboat Willie” debut to a 90th-anniversary model to designs celebrating Mickey’s love of hip-hop and soccer, the collection puts the Mouse’s life in the spotlight. The collection is due out November 15.