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When Micky Mouse met Gucci

High fashion brands have been doing fun pop-culture collabs for a while now, but newer collections take it all a notch higher  

Gucci x Disney floral-print midi dress
Gucci x Disney floral-print midi dress (Gucci.com)

Be it beloved anime cats Doraemon and Banyana or characters from American cartoons like Disney, Sesame Street and The Loony Tunes, they have all had a brush with high fashion through collaborations and limited edition crossovers. Wanting to flaunt your favourite pop-culture characters on your clothes and tired of frumpy, ill-fitting T-shirts from the comic book store? We've got you covered. 

Here are a few of the ways in which global high-fashion brands have gone pop and playful: 

1.  Louis Vuitton Fall/Winter 2021 Airplane Bag

Louis Vuitton Fall/Winter 2021 Airplane Bag
Louis Vuitton Fall/Winter 2021 Airplane Bag

Designed by LV’s creative head, the maverick Virgil Abloh, this men’s bag broke the internet when it launched in January, mostly for the sticker shock. 

Available in select LV stores; $39,000

2. Gucci X Bananya Hooded Sweatshirt

Gucci X Bananya Hooded Sweatshirt 
Gucci X Bananya Hooded Sweatshirt 

This collection featuring anime character Bananya marks another chapter in Gucci’s playful narrative, which began six years ago. 

Available on Gucci.com; $1,250 (around 92,500 now)

3. The Undone Astro Boy Limited Edition Boxset

The Undone Astro Boy Limited Edition Boxset 
The Undone Astro Boy Limited Edition Boxset 

Inspired by the anime character Astro Boy’s X-ray vision, this watch has a unique semi-transparent dial that lets you peek into the Japanese mecha-quartz movement. 

Available on Undone.com; $449

4. Gucci x Disney Floral-print Midi Dress

Gucci x Disney Floral-print Midi Dress
Gucci x Disney Floral-print Midi Dress

Mickey Mouse never looked more fashionable than on this brown silk floral-print midi dress with a pleated skirt and billowing sleeves. 

Available on Farfetch.com; $6,328

5. Adidas Originals And Jeremy Scott JS Money Wings Sneaker

JS Money Wings Sneaker
JS Money Wings Sneaker

This bold and unconventional take on the iconic original Forum Wings sneaker by designer Jeremy Scott pays homage to the shoe’s $100 price tag in 1984.

 Available on shop.adidas.co.in; 19,999

6. Moschino Sesame Street © Nappa T-Shirt Bag

Moschino Sesame Street © Nappa T-Shirt Bag 
Moschino Sesame Street © Nappa T-Shirt Bag 

Made of 100% sheepskin, this new line of bags from the Italian fashion house features a collaboration with the beloved TV series ‘Sesame Street’. 

Available on Moschino.com; $1,000

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