SOURCE: HOT TOPIC

HOT TOPIC

SOURCE: Cartoon Network

Cartoon Network

August 12, 2016 13:51 ET

Hot Topic and Cartoon Network Announce Ultimate Pop Culture Fashion Collaboration

New Line Available Now at Hot Topic

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - August 12, 2016) - Hot Topic and Cartoon Network are teaming up once again to bring fun into fashion with the ultimate pop culture collaboration. The new collection is inspired by fan-favorite characters from beloved Cartoon Network shows including Steven Universe, Adventure Time, The Powerpuff Girls, Dexter's Laboratory and Courage the Cowardly Dog. The line boasts over 15 pieces for guys and girls priced at $24 to $65. Popular characters like Finn and Jake are featured in colorful shirts, sweaters and dresses. Among the collection's highlights are The Powerpuff Girls bomber jacket with embroidered patches and Adventure Time BMO cardigan with controller buttons. The full line is available now exclusively for purchase at select Hot Topic stores and hottopic.com. View the collection at http://hottopic.me/QtJcZr and check out the video here, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QE9ru8H5x34.

"Cartoons aren't just for kids," said Ed Labay, Vice President of Merchandising, Hot Topic. "This collection was inspired by our favorite retro and new Cartoon Network programs that made us dread the end of summer. The pieces are inspired by the fashion and lifestyle of the different characters, and are a re-imagining of what these characters may have worn in real life."

"After working together on the successful The Powerpuff Girls collection, we knew Hot Topic would give the same passion and attention to detail to our beloved characters as we do," said Pete Yoder, Vice President, Cartoon Network Enterprises. "Cartoon Network's fans will instantly fall in love with these pieces."

In addition to the fashion collection, Hot Topic offers a wide range of officially licensed Cartoon Network merchandise, including tees, accessories, collectibles, gifts and more.

About Hot Topic
Hot Topic, headquartered in City of Industry, CA, was the first retailer to make alternative apparel and accessories available at malls across the country. Today, Hot Topic is the fandom haven for guys and girls obsessed with music and all things pop culture. Founded in 1989, Hot Topic operates 687 stores in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico and an online store at hottopic.com. Find Hot Topic on Twitter (twitter.com/hottopic), Facebook (facebook.com/hottopic), YouTube (youtube.com/hottopic), Instagram (instagram.com/hottopic) and Snapchat (hottopic).

About Cartoon Network
Cartoon Network is Turner's global entertainment brand offering the best in original animation for kids and families; and is known as an industry leader for putting its fans at the center of everything by applying creative thinking and innovation across multiple platforms. Seen in 192 countries and over 370 million homes with the original hit series Adventure Time, The Powerpuff Girls, Steven Universe, We Bare Bears and The Amazing World of Gumball, Cartoon Network also takes its responsibilities to its audience seriously by addressing those issues affecting families with the Stop Bullying: Speak Up campaign and by promoting education and creative development through its commitment to STEM enterprises and an integral involvement in Computer Science for All, the White House initiative empowering young people to generate skills to thrive in our digital world.

Cartoon Network is part of Turner, a Time Warner company that creates and programs branded news, entertainment, sports, animation and young adult multi-platform content for consumers around the world. Turner brands and businesses include CNN/U.S., HLN, CNN International and CNN.com, TBS, TNT, TCM, truTV, Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Adult Swim, Turner Sports, Bleacher Report, iStreamPlanet and ELEAGUE.

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