Anniversary celebrations for Felix the Cat’s 100th year get underway this month with a host of product launches, including a capsule footwear collection from Skechers.
The Skechers x Felix the Cat footwear collection for women highlights the happy-go-lucky attitude of Felix the Cat on Skechers’ popular styles – featuring his character prints, logo details and trademark colours. The colleciton will be available at Skechers retail stores, Skechers.com and select department and specialty stores in the United States, as well as select markets worldwide.
Funko will get in on the action from 1 December with the release of a limited-edition box set featuring a platinum Felix the Cat Pop! Vinyl and commemorative 100th anniversary t-shirt. The bos set will be available exclusively at target.com.
North American licensee Aliquantum International Inc. will launch a Felix the Cat plush range, including a plush cushion, key ring and a limited-edition plush embossed with the 100th Anniversary logo on Felix’s paw.
In Europe The Benetton Group recently launched an apparel collection featuring the iconic character. Felix is featured in an adult and kids’ nightwear and underwear range as part of Undercolors of Benetton – the underwear, beachwear, sleepwear and accessories line of United Colors of Benetton.
Sisley, the fashion brand of the Benetton Group, has launched a Felix apparel collection across men’s and ladies’ t-shirts and sweatshirts. The collection is available at all Sisley stores worldwide and online at Sisley.com and will roll-out into childrenswear from Spring 2020.
These product launches mark an exciting year for Felix which will see further collaborations and retail activations to be announced over the coming months led by licensing agent WildBrain CPLG.