December 10, 2019
(New York, NY – December 10, 2019) – The Sesame Street Muppets are making the season extra festive for its young adult fans with the latest wave of collaborations between Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization behind the iconic show, and some of the trendiest names in streetwear, fast-fashion, beauty and more.
“We’re proud to work with unique lifestyle brands in creating and delivering sought-after product lines geared specifically for adults featuring the Sesame Street characters,” said Gabriela Arenas, Vice President of Licensing, North America, Sesame Workshop. “The collaborations give our fans an opportunity to continue to engage with their beloved childhood friends this holiday season while celebrating Sesame Street’s 50th anniversary.”
China Glaze, best known for their bright and unique nail polishes, launched their second Sesame Street collaboration of the year, the 50 Years and Counting collection, a playfully sparkly assortment of nail lacquers. This collection feature shades that are inspired by the characters’ personalities like Giggling All the Way, Cele-bert, A Grouchy New Year, Me Ate Santa’s Cookies, and T is for Tinsel.
The Bathing Ape x Sesame Street collection, the second collaboration from the cult favorite Japanese streetwear brand, incorporate both brands’ unique worlds. T-shirts, hoodies, totes, and keychains feature BAPE’s Milo and Baby Milo alongside Cookie Monster, Big Bird, and other furry friends drawn in the Bape illustration style.
Smash + Tess, home of the original Romper, teamed up with Sesame Street to pay homage to the kind and cuddly monsters that taught us all how to love, learn, and love learning. The comfy Rompers are adorned with two limited-edition Sesame Street prints.
Canadian-based fashion design house Peace Collective’s exclusive collection pairs the Sesame Street characters with Peace Collective’s trademark slogans across apparel and accessories, perfect for fans of furry monsters or Canada alike. The line includes sweaters, t-shirts, hats, mugs, pins and magnets.
World-renowned fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi recently showed off his designs by wearing a hat from his new line of beanies for adults featuring his favorite characters -- Elmo, Cookie Monster and Big Bird. Fans will be thrilled with the soft, colorful collection.
Last but not least, H&M’s capsule collection for men consists of practical and fun pieces using Sesame Street’s vintage art along with pops of color. Fans of the logo trend will also notice the collection includes several pieces: twill overalls, jacket, cotton shirt and jacquard scarf that feature a black and white repeat pattern of the iconic Sesame Street sign.
About Sesame Workshop
Sesame Workshop is the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street, the pioneering television show that has been reaching and teaching children since 1969. Today, Sesame Workshop is an innovative force for change, with a mission to help kids everywhere grow smarter, stronger, and kinder. We’re present in more than 150 countries, serving vulnerable children through a wide range of media, formal education, and philanthropically-funded social impact programs, each grounded in rigorous research and tailored to the needs and cultures of the communities we serve. For more information, please visit www.sesameworkshop.org.