Welcome back to Barely Necessities: The Disney Merchandise Show! As Disney fans, we know there is so much Disney-themed merchandise out there that it’s impossible to sort through it all. But fear not fellow Disney lovers, we’re doing the searching so you don’t have to!
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Barely Necessities Episode 46 – October 12, 2021
Didn’t catch our show live? No worries! Here’s a brief recap of what we discussed plus links to those stories and items available for purchase.
Today we chat about the new Jasmine Disney Designer Collection Doll and Encanto toys, tees and Funko Pop! figures. We give one last hurrah for Halloween costumes as well as share ideas for non-candy trick-or-treat offerings. Next we chat about the WDW 50th Anniversary Box and new Disney bags from Petunia Pickle Bottom. We look at some Marvel Must Haves and wrap up with the Star Wars Bring Home the Bounty campaign.
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How’s this for a royal treat? The Disney Designer Collection is back and this year the dolls are inspired by the Ultimate Princess Celebration. Throughout 2021 and into 2022, 15 collectible dolls along with a matching pin will be released on a monthly basis on shopDisney.
If music and magic fill your heart you’re going to love Disney’s new animated film Encanto! Set to debut on November 24th, merchandise themed to the movie is already starting to roll into your favorite retailers. From the toys featuring central character Maribel and her magically gifted family, to shirts and plush for every fan, now is the perfect time to start shopping all things Encanto!
This holiday season, Disney fans are going to fall in love with the Madrigal family and their magical gifts. But before that can happen, it’s time to start shopping! Seven new Funko Pop! figures inspired by characters from the film are now available for pre-order on Entertainment Earth.
Halloween might be spooky, but shopping for costumes should be a fun experience and this year shopDisney has dozens of great looks that span all your favorite Disney fandoms. With so many options to choose from it can be hard to keep track of what’s available, so we’re here to help you out.
We’re closing in on Halloween and if you haven’t figured out your costume just yet, the good news is you still have time. The great news is that Fun.com and HalloweenCostumes.com have plenty of creative and exclusively licensed Disney looks that are great on their own or as part of a group costume.
We’re always looking for a creative Disney twist for every holiday, and today we’re sharing some fun items to give away for trick-or-treating in place of candy. With a little bit of planning and some imagination, you can be prepared to offer something great for your visitors with allergy, dietary, or medical restrictions.
Looking for the ultimate way to celebrate Disney’s milestone anniversary? shopDisney has the answer with a gorgeous new collector’s piece: the Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary Box. Full of souvenirs, memorabilia and a few other surprises, this limited release box is one that every Disneyphile will want in their collection.
Petunia Pickle Bottom has been helping families stay organized on the go with their impressive collection of diaper bags, stoller caddies, backpacks and more. Fans have already fallen in love with their Disney designs and now the collection is expanding with more styles featuring Cinderella and The Little Mermaid.
Welcome back for another edition of Marvel Must Haves. This week we celebrate the season finale of What If…? with new Funko Pop!, T-shirts and more.
Star Wars fans across the galaxy can grow their most impressive collections with even more amazing merchandise as Disney and Lucasfilm present Bring Home the Bounty—a 12 week campaign that is sure to be a hit with Sith and Jedi alike!
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Disneyland Park fans will have the opportunity to build their own 3-D model of the Happiest Place on Earth with a new children’s book from Simon and Schuster set to hit shelves later this year, available for preorder now!
If you could redesign Mickey Mouse, what would he look like? Several Disney designers have created their imaginative versions of the main mouse for the new Disney Artist Series, and the second wave of merchandise has arrived!
It looks like Stitch has gotten caught up in a mess of lush plant life! He’s covered in a pattern of green leaves accented by silhouettes of Baloo and King Louie who are dancing their way through the jungle. Stitch’s ears and torso feature a ribbed yellow material and to top it off, he’s wearing a banana on his head!
Usually it’s not a good idea to play with your food, but when Remy the rat is around, that “play” becomes a creative expression! Spend some time with the culinary master (and his brother Emile) and discover that anyone can cook!
RockLove is combining their signature looks with Pixar’s playful animations to present a new collection inspired by the feel good musical Coco. Rans will surely love this beautiful collection which launches on October 14th at 9am PT.
Everyone is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World, even the Disney nuiMOs! We’re already in love with the anniversary color scheme and iridescent styles, and soon the miniature pals will have their own versions of the celebratory collection.
A new princess is coming to the Disney nuiMOs collection this fall! Rapunzel will make her debut in October, and the only question is what will you do when she arrives? You could go running, and racing, and dancing, and chasing, and leaping, and bounding, hair flying, heart pounding, and splashing and reeling and finally feeling…that’s when your life begins!