The world’s most iconic animated family, The Simpsons, hits the runway this year with unique new fashion collaborations. Fox Consumer Products announced The Simpsons upcoming collabs with trending brands, including Drop Dead, Uniqlo and Eleven Paris, joining Converse, Joyrich, BAPE and Threadless. We’re certainly looking forward to what these designers have up their sleeves, and what unique twists they’ll each put on the residents of Springfield.
Jeffrey Godsick, president of Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products, was excited to break the news:
“What started with a unique collaboration with Jeremy Scott for the Winter 2012 collection and a showcase at Fashion Week has inspired new partnerships that identify with the iconic nature of the brand, introducing culture-defining clothing for The Simpsons to the next generation. This year, we are excited to introduce new fashion partners that combine high style and classic animation, keeping America’s favorite family in the hearts and on the shoulders of today’s trendsetters.”
Drop Dead Clothing is releasing a collection featuring the craziest duo on television Itchy & Scratchy. Japanese retailer Uniqlo and French brand Eleven Paris also have collections on the way this Spring.
Other prominent fashion collaborations include Bape, who is releasing a wide variety of apparel and accessories for men, women, and children including trendy varsity jackets and snapbacks to pieces for the entire family, including tees, hoodies, sweatpants, beer glasses, and baby bibs.
Joyrich will release it’s second Simpsons collaboration collection, featuring street-inspired fits with Bart Simpson prints, such as varsity jackets, oversized tees, sweats and accessories ranging from snapbacks to fanny packs.
The Threadless x Simpsons t-shirt collection, designed by artists and fans from around the world celebrating The Simpsons, boasts a wide selection of 29 designs available now on Threadless.com. Fox and Threadless challenged artists around the globe to pay tribute to Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, Maggie, and all the other crazy Springfield residents.
For the first time, fans designed a collection of officially licensed Simpsons merchandise. From 832 submissions, 29 designs were chosen for The Simpsons x Threadless t-shirt collection.
Additional partners include H&M expanding its Simpsons line for adults and kids, Topshop and Topman launching in Summer 2014, and Zara and Zara Kids. Look out for these upcoming Simpsons collabs hitting stores and online this season, and shop the currently available Threadless x Simpsons collection HERE.