New Disney Parks Designer Collection Ears to be Available For First Time at D23 Expo 2019

The D23 Expo 2019 continues to get more and more exciting. On top of all the the fantastic panels, merchandise and so much more, attendees will also be able to pick up the latest additions to the Disney Parks Designer Collection and even meet the designers at this year’s expo, according to the Disney Parks Blog.

  • Guests at the expo will be able to purchase three new sets of ears before they go on sale to the general public.
  • These three new ears will come from:
    • Her Universe
    • SHAG
    • Jerrod Maruyama
  • All three of these new Mickey Mouse ear hats will be available in the Disney DreamStore at the D23 Expo.
  • The tiki-inspired SHAG design (seen above) will be available August 26.
  • The Her Universe design is inspired by the iconic hair of Princess Leia and was created by Ashley Eckstein herself. This design will be available October 4.
  • Jerrod Maruyama’s Hipster Mickey Mouse design will be available this fall.
  • In addition to being able to purchase these new designs, guests will also be able to meet the artists behind them.
  • Ashley Eckstein for Her Universe, SHAG, Jerrod Maruyama, and Noah will be doing signings at various times from Friday, Aug. 23 – Sunday, Aug. 25 at Talent Central:
  • Jerrod Maruyama: 
    • Fri. Aug. 23, 4 – 5:30 p.m.
    • Sat., Aug. 24, 12:30 – 2 p.m.
  • SHAG:
    • Sat, Aug. 24, 2 – 3:30 p.m.
  • Ashley Eckstein for Her Universe
    • Sat., Aug. 24, 9:30 – 11 a.m.
    • Sun., Aug. 25, 5 – 6 p.m.
  • Noah:
    • Sat., Aug. 24, 2 – 3:30 p.m.
  • In addition to those designs, the Disney Parks Blog has announced that the new Minnie Mouse ear headband from Loungefly, inspired by classes Disney Parks attractions, characters and food, will be available on September 6.

D23 Expo 2019 takes place Friday, August 23 through Sunday, August 25 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Want to see everything going on at D23 Expo 2019? Check out our guide for this year’s event, including the complete schedule of panels and character meet-and-greets.