LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (FOX 35 ORLANDO) - Disney is putting a fancy twist on their iconic Mickey Mouse ear hats and Minnie Mouse ear headbands.
Starting May 24th, guests at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Reort can purchase limited-release designer Mickey Mouse ear hats and Minnie Mouse ear headbands, DisneyParks Blog announced on Monday. These items are designed by notable celebrities, designers, and artists.
These designer ear hats and ear headbands can also be purchased online at shopDisney.com.
Every month, a new design will be released, DisneyParks Blog said. For example, Vera Wang will make a bridal-inspired design using hand sewn crystal and pearl embroidery. Other designer items include a crystal-encrusted ear hat from The Blonds, a pink-puffed ear headband by Betsey Johnson, a mommy-and-daughter set by Cupcakes and Cashmere, and a leather, floral-inspired ear headband by COACH.
Other ear hats and headband designs will reportedly be made by celebrities. For example, Heidi Klum designed a dazzling pair of ears coming in the fall. Karlie Kloss also designed an ear headband.
Other notable collaborations are said to include designers HARVEYS, ALEX AND ANI, Loungefly, Star Wars actress Ashely Eckstein, NOAH, SHAG, Jerrod Maruyama, Dave Periollo, and John Coulter.
DisneyParks Blog said that many of the designs in the collection take inspiration from Disney charactes and park attractions.
At Walt Disney World, the designer ear hats and headbands will be available at Ever After Jewelry Co. & Accessories, MouseGear, Uptown Jewelers, Once Upon a Time, and Discovery Trading Company. At Disneyland, the items will be available at The Disney Dress Shop, Disneyana, and Off the Page.
A full release schedule of the designer ear hats and headbands can be seen below.
- HARVEYS: May 24th
- Betsey Johnson: Summer 2019
- ALEX AND ANI: Summer 2019
- Noah Fine Art: Summer 2019
- Kim Irvine: Summer 2019
- Her Universe: Summer 2019
- SHAG: Summer 2019
- Jerrod Maruyama: Fall 2019
- Heidi Klum: Fall 2019
- The Blonds: Fall 2019
- Loungefly: Fall 2019
- COACH: Fall 2019
- Joe Rohde: April 2020
- Vera Wang: Spring 2020
- Cupcakes and Cashmere: Spring 2020
- Kevin Rafferty: Spring 2020
- Karlie Kloss: Spring 2020
- John Coulter: Summer 2020
This story was written in Orlando, Florida.