DreamWorks showcases Designer Character Clash Collection

DWAfashionCollab1DreamWorks Animation has showcases a limited edition Character Clash collection at New York Fashion Week: Men’s, taking place this week.

Showcasing five classic characters in designs from Billy Reid, Ernest Alexander, Michael Bastian, Ovadia & Sons, Public School, Robert Geller, Timo Weiland and Todd Snyder, the range was created in partnership with the CFDA is now available exclusively on Amazon Fashion.

Among the characters from the DWA portfolio featured on the line of tees and hoodies are Felix the Cat, He-Man, Richie Rich, Underdog and Where’s Waldo?.

Intended to inspire a clash between designer and subject, the 16-piece collection merges each designer with a classic character, resulting in artistic interpretations across each design.

DWAfashionCollab3“DreamWorks Animation is excited to join CFDA and Amazon Fashion in support of New York Fashion Week: Men’s. Our library of diverse characters includes a host of heroes, trailblazers and misfits that make an unlikely complement to these leaders in men’s design,” says Brian Robinson, head of creative, design and development, DreamWorks Animation. “The collision of these icons of pop culture with those of the fashion industry has resulted in a fun and irreverent collection we’re thrilled to share with Amazon’s millions of customers.”

Designer and character pairings include:

  • Billy Reid and UnderdogDWAfashionCollab2
  • Ernest Alexander and Where’s Waldo?
  • Michael Bastian and Richie Rich
  • Ovadia & Sons and Richie Rich
  • Public School and Underdog
  • Robert Geller and Felix the Cat
  • Timo Weiland and Felix the Cat
  • Todd Snyder and He-Man

“CFDA is at the forefront of creating different and exciting opportunities for our CFDA Members,” says Steven Kolb, chief executive officer, CFDA. “The Character Clash collection is a great way for these designers to showcase their creativity and pay homage to such iconic characters. We’re excited to unveil the collection of fashion-meets-pop culture at New York Fashion Week: Men’s.”