Minnie Mouse is taking a leading role at the London Fashion Week. Although Mickey’s famous girlfriend won’t waltz down the catwalk at Britain’s biggest fashion event herself, leading British fashion designers are set to pay homage to one of the world’s most beloved cartoon characters. Designers Richard Nicoll, Katie Hillier, Giles Deacon and Terry de Havilland are creating one-off garments inspired by her unique style. Other designers to take part include Michael van der Ham, Lulu Guinness, Piers Atkinson, Bunney, Husam el Odeh in collaboration with Luke Hersheson, and Meadham Kirchhoff – who will unveil a collaboration with the famed Disney character at its spring/summer 2013 show.
Marc Low, vice president of Fashion and Home for The Walt Disney Company EMEA said: ‘Minnie Mouse and her unique style continue to inspire fans across the world.
before being auctioned on eBay for charity Fashion Arts Foundation, which aims to promote and nurture relationships between the fashion, film, music and art worlds.
Minnie Mouse-themed one-off garments and accessories will debut at London Fashion Week from Sept. 18 through 22, before being auctioned on eBay for charity Fashion Arts Foundation, which aims to promote and nurture relationships between the fashion, film, music and art worlds.