Disney taps Heidi Klum, Vera Wang and Karlie Kloss to redesign Mickey and Minnie ears

Disney’s famous Mickey and Minnie Mouse ears are getting a stylish makeover with the help of some of fashion’s top names.Heidi Klum, Vera Wang, Karlie Kloss, Betsey Johnson and Coach are among the models, designers and fashion houses putting their …

Disney’s famous Mickey and Minnie Mouse ears are getting a stylish makeover with the help of some of fashion’s top names.

Heidi Klum, Vera Wang, Karlie Kloss, Betsey Johnson and Coach are among the models, designers and fashion houses putting their own spin on the theme park accessory.

A roster of stars, designers and artists have been recruited for the new project, with designs being rolled out monthly starting from 24 May.

“Bedazzling the most famous ears in the world is like a dream come true for me. I am still pinching myself. To all Mickey and Minnie fans – I hope you love wearing them as much as I do! #DisneyParksDesignerCollection #AD@disney,” Heidi wrote on her Instagram page next to a photo of her modelling her sparkling ears, complete with a tiara, which come out in the fall time.

“I had so much fun designing for the #DisneyParksDesignerCollection. I was so inspired by Mickey and Minnie’s iconic style that I actually had a few designs in mind… it was hard to pick just one! However, I am thrilled that my blinged-out tiara ears will be released in September! Thank you @disney – it is an honor!”

The ear hats and headbands will be available at Disneyland Resort in California, Walt Disney World Resort in Florida and online.

For Vera’s ears, which come out in spring 2020, the bridalwear designer stuck to her roots and opted for a veil and white ribbon detailing.

“As a lifelong lover of Disney, and the joy and happiness, not to mention fantasy, Disney has inspired in all of us,” she enthused in a statement. “I am both thrilled and honoured to have partnered with them to create the Vera Wang Disney wedding veil with the iconic mouse ears so symbolic of their global brand.”

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