“Ah, Salaam and good evening to you worthy friend. Please, please, come closer” — if you think your loved one would recognise those opening lines from Disney’s Aladdin, then you really do need to come closer and take a look at our magical Disney wares. Be our guest!
These aren’t just your regular thingamabobs, whozits and whatzits, nor are they the bare necessities; we’ve gone the distance and put together this year’s best Disney collaborations for you, the gift-hunter, so you’ll truly have no worries (for the rest of your days).
It helps that this year’s Mickey’s 90th birthday as well, so boy oh boy have the brands gone all out to celebrate! If your friend’s still dreaming of a true love’s kiss, tell them to let it go — you’ll fulfil that wish upon a star instead with something more practical, yet just as dreamy. Go on, get down to business already!
1. MINI MELISSA CUTE BAG + MICKEY / MINI MELISSA ARANHA + MICKEY AND FRIENDS
Available at MDREAMS boutiques, selected retailers.
You’ll wanna get your hands on these! The cutest bags and shoes for junior, where Melissa goes all out on the Mickey motifs — kids that age can pull it off anyway! If the kidult in you is looking for something more subtle, take a look at their flats and sneakers with just a hint of mouse ears and polka dots.
2. DISNEY X PLAIN SUPPLIES M90 ROSE GOLD 39MM, $129
Available at plainsupplies.com
Singapore-based watch company, Plain Supplies, has collaborated with Disney to release a limited-edition collection of watches inspired by Mickey! These minimalistic pieces are great for any occasion, and we especially adore the peeping Mickey Mouse head; it’s the embodiment of quality and class.
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3. PANDORA DISNEY CHARMS, $69 – $129
Available at PANDORA stores and sg.pandora.net
What’s more charming than a bracelet filled with charms? Not any Prince, for sure. These pieces of crafted sterling silver are bound to please any prancing princess looking for loftier aspirations. If you find them suddenly talking to animals and speaking in a sing-song voice, don’t blame us.
4. DISNEY X CATH KIDSTON COLLECTION + SNOW WHITE TALL TOTE, $129
Available at the Cath Kidston store and TANGS at Tang Plaza
If you are a true Disney fan, you should know the princess featured here is Disney’s very first princess, Snow White! With an apple in hand, Snow White makes her appearance in this Cath Kidston x Disney collection. Flaunt your love for this animal-loving princess with this cute tote bag!
5. DISNEY X COACH BOXED MINNIE MOUSE SLIM ACCORDION ZIP WALLET WITH MOTIF, USD175
Available at coach.com
If you love Disney, but have an aesthetic to stick to, this Coach wallet may just be the thing for you to pay tribute to Mickey, while still looking chic!
6. UNIQLO MEN’S CELEBRATE MICKEY GRAPHIC SHORT SLEEVE T-SHIRT, $19.90
Available at Uniqlo stores and online
Uniqlo is well known for their cute designs and basic items. So, what do we get when we combine cute designs with wardrobe basics? A Mickey Mouse graphic tee! In light of Mickey’s 90th anniversary, Uniqlo teams up with Disney to present a whole collection called ‘CELEBRATE MICKEY’. Your Disney-crazed friends are sooo gonna love this.
7. DISNEY X SKINNY DIP HOLO MICKEY CROSSBODY BAG, £30
Available at skinnydiplondon.com
Drawn in by the glitz and glimmer? The collaboration between UK label Skinny Dip and Disney features this Holographic Mickey Crossbody Bag that will please any Disney fan! Fastened with a magnetic Mickey-shaped clasp and designed with a boxy silhouette for that statement outfit.
8. RAG & BONE X DISNEY RB1 LOW MICKEY, $435
Available at rag-bone.com
The new Disney collab with Rag & Bone features a striking pair that imitates the silhouette of, well, a bowling shoe. This funky pair comes in accents of blue, white, red and yellow and the number 9 and 0, in commemoration of the 90th Anniversary. We’d spare you from the bowling puns, but we can’t help but to say that this collab with Rag & Bone is totally up our alleys.
9. DISNEY X CHRISTOPHER RAEBURN LEATHER MICKEY BAG IN RED, 225 EUROS
Available at christopherraeburn.co.uk
We all know about the Thom Browne Hector Bag and MCM’s Zoo Rabbit/Bear Doll Bag. Want it Disney-style? Christopher Raeburn collaborated with Disney to release these cute bags in his FW18/19 Collection! This crossbody bag comes in red and black, packaged in a sleek hexagonal box for the perfect Christmas gift.
10. STANCE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS CLASSIC JACK SOCKS, $23.70
Available at stance.com
Christmas is nearing, yet you haven’t gotten any gifts for your loved ones? Getting them a pair of cute Disney socks is a safe bet, and it will save you from having nightmares… before Christmas. The socks are made from a specialised combed cotton that is softer, stronger and smoother than other types of cotton. And not to mention, Classic Jack looks awfully cute!
11. LACOSTE X MICKEY & MINNIE ALL OVER PRINT WALLET, $249
Available at Lacoste outlets
Say hi to Minnie peeking out at you every single time you open your wallet to pay for something, thanks to this black and white silhouette print in the lining. The bold navy blue wallet reminds us of the retro colours of old Disney films, and is stylish enough to be seen with. And the wallet is adorned with the Lacoste crocodile logo, which doesn’t give away your secret obsession for the lovable mouse!
12. KIT KAT SNACK PACK + DISNEY TIN, $12.90
Available at NTUC Fairprice and on Shopee, while stocks last
Everything’s a collectible when you’re a big enough fan. Just like this tin that comes in four adorable Disney characters — Mickey, Minnie, Donald, and Daisy. Other than for display, the tin also comes with 2 packs of Kit Kat fingers. Ooh, maybe you can use it to store your candy!
13. DR. DRE BEATS SOLO3 WIRELESS HEADPHONES, £279.95
Available at Apple.comand Apple stores and Disney.com
Listening to “Hey Mickey” on your standard pair of Apple earpiece simply doesn’t do justice to the song. Turn up the volume and enjoy the best surround sound with this limited edition pair of Dr Dre Beats x Mickey Mouse collab headphones by Lil Yachty. Sporting the iconic character itself, these limited edition headphones come in lieu of Mickey Mouse’s 90th Anniversary.
14. LES NÉRÉIDES PARIS FAWN NECKLACE, $158
Available at Les Néréides Paris in Takashimaya and online
And who can forget the adorably innocent Bambi? The deer is the closest thing to a prince that you’ll get in a fairytale based around forest animals (Simba is King of the Pride Lands — it’s different!), having a father who’s the Great Prince Of The Forest. Carry a little bit of whimsical charm everywhere you go with this Bambi-inspired necklace from Les Néréides Paris. It might even give you that extra inspiration to amp up the intensity of your pleading doe eyes when asking for more meat at the cai fan store.
15. NIXON X MICKEY TIME TELLER – ONE GLOVE, $205
Available at Nixon stores and zalora.sg
Here’s something that’s classic with a twist; the popular iconic Nixon design “gets a hand from Mickey Mouse” this time, with an hour hand that will point any time-seeker in the right direction. Those high contrast white details really pop off the black face, bringing you closer to the magic.
16. DISNEY X VANS SLIDE-ON, $45
Available at Vans Retail stores and online
Combine streetwear hype with your love for Minnie Mouse with this girly yet edgy pair of slides, with a classic bow in Minnie Mouse’s trademark polka dot print. It’s almost too pretty to wear to the wet market — try Cineleisure instead. Or wherever the cool kids go to hang.
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