It’s Hello Kitty’s birthday today and she has a very special gift for us via some very special cute collaborations launching!
First up in the cute surprises for is the Hello Kitty Barbie! She is launching today! The look of the doll is inspired by Hello Kitty’s signature red bow. The details on this doll are amazing! There are tiny bow buttons on her sweater, embroidered bow details on her skirt and socks, red bow ties on her shoes and she is carrying a Hello Kitty handbag! There is even a little Hello Kitty figurine next to her. The limited edition doll will include a doll stand and certificate of authenticity, designating her status as a Gold Label Barbie Signature Doll. The Barbie Hello Kitty will retail for $100 and will be available for pre-order starting today at Barbie.com and select retailers nationwide. It will also be available for purchase in mid-November at Sanrio.com and select Sanrio stores.
Another super cute collaboration launching is the Hello Kitty x Freshly Picked collab. Freshly Picked and Sanrio are coming together to bring us an adorable collection of Hello Kitty moccasins for infants & toddlers. The handmade leather moccasin will be available in six styles; a mix of prints & colors in traditional moccasin, ‘City Mocc’ and Mary Jane styles. All styles retail for $60 and are perfect for the little kitties in your life! Hello Kitty x Freshly Picked will be available starting November on http://www.freshlypicked.com and available mid-November at select Sanrio stores, select boutiques around the country, as well as at http://www.sanrio.com.
There will also be a special launch for all of us Hello Kitty fashionistas via Sanrio x Rastaclat: Rastaclat partners with Sanrio for capsule collection with Hello Kitty, Keroppi and Badtz-Maru. It is a symbol of positivity, to encourage friendship between people across the world. In addition to select Sanrio stores and specialty retailers, the collection will be available at rastaclat.com and sanrio.com starting November 15.
All of the above is super cute but there’s even more! New Hello Kitty Snapchat Lenses are also coming out November 1! Just in time for on Hello Kitty’s birthday and through November 5, Snapchat will launch a series of custom Hello Kitty lenses. A new lens will debut each day.
For the older crowd there is the Hello Kitty Wine: collection produced by Torti “L’Eleganza del Vino” Wines, that will be returning to the U.S. with its popular varietals and two new blends! They will be available in adorable new packaging just in time for Hello Kitty’s birthday celebration for the 21+ crowd. The Hello Kitty wine lineup now includes a “Sweet Pink” blend, a Sparkling Rose, a Pinot Noir and a Pinot Nero Vinified in White as well as a special edition Sparkling Rosè with exclusive packaging. These limited edition wines are available in specialty wine and grocery channels and online at hellokitty.swvino.com.
Last but not least is the Hello Kitty Cafe: Kicking off the holiday season, Hello Kitty Cafe will debut a new Hello Kitty giant gingerbread cookie on November 1 at all cafe locations and online at squareup.com.
And finally, be sure to visit Hello Kitty’s Facebook page on November 1 to enter the “Hello Kitty & Mimmy Birthday Sweepstakes” for a chance to win a prize for yourself and one to share with one of your besties!
Hello Kitty sure is celebrating in a grand way! I’m so excited for all the above and can’t wait for this month full of Hello Kitty happy!