Katie Eary Unveils Powerpuff Girls Womanswear Collection For London Fashion Week
On the day before the start of London Fashion Week (16th to 20th February), fashion designer – Katie Eary has unveiled her Powerpuff Girls themed womanswear collection made in collaboration with Cartoon Network. Katie showed off her Autumn/Winter 2018 collection at a special exclusive presentation at Mayfair’s Maddox Gallery, presented with a fully “Powerpuffed” backdrop and an all-girl skateboarding squad.
Katie usually designs menswear, but she’s announcing her womanswear debut by celebrating the 20th Anniversary of The Powerpuff Girls (as a full series), and she’s a fan of the series too. The collection has a message of empowerment for girls and young woman and destroys the boundaries of gender stereotypes. Katie’s other inspirations for the collection include space cowboys, Western culture, with 70’s shapes, 80’s outer space and skate style graphics, she combines vibrant prints and high quality fabrics with the super cute and super fierce characteristics of The Powerpuff Girls. The Powerpuff Girls collection includes tops, sweatshirts, dresses and trousers, as well as a “mini-me” collection for powerful women and aspiring young girls. The Autumn/Winter 2018 collection will be available later this year at select department stores and boutiques worldwide.
Previously, Cartoon Network collaborated with Fyodor Golan for a Powerpuff Girls collection for London Fashion Week last February, also Moschino released a collection at Milan Fashion Week in 2015.
From The Turner UK Press Release: Katie Eary Joins Forces with Cartoon Network to Unveil First Womenswear Collection at London Fashion Week Inspired by The Powerpuff Girls: Collection to celebrate girl power, equality and diversity
On the eve of London Fashion Week, Katie Eary has unveiled her first-ever womenswear collection in collaboration with Cartoon Network’s The Powerpuff Girls. Eary showcased her Autumn/Winer 2018 collection in an exclusive presentation at Mayfair’s Maddox Gallery, where the scene paid homage to girl power with a fully ‘Powerpuffed’ backdrop and an all-girl skateboarding squad.
The critically acclaimed menswear designer celebrates her womenswear debut, coinciding with The Powerpuff Girls 20th Anniversary, which will honour the global phenomenon and its message of empowerment that resonates with generations of girls and young women.
Eary’s other inspiration for the collection draws on space cowboys, Western culture, with 70’s shapes, 80’s outer space and skate style graphics, within the female presence. She combines her bold, vibrant prints and luxe materials with the super cute, super fierce characteristics that embody The Powerpuff Girls.
Katie Eary said:“I’m a big fan of The Powerpuff Girls and I was so excited to partner with Cartoon Network for my debut womenswear collection at London Fashion Week. I wanted to take the three superhero sisters with me into a new era of female empowerment. My collection celebrates diversity and breaking down gender stereotypes, so I’ve combined my signature prints with luxe materials to signify boldness and grace. I hope my collection truly inspires a new generation of young women to feel empowered.”
The full range of products from Katie Eary’s The Powerpuff Girls collection includes an assortment of tops, sweatshirts, dresses and trousers, as well as a “mini-me” collection for powerful women and aspiring young girls. The Autumn/Winter 2018 collection will be available for sale later this year at select department stores and boutiques worldwide.
Now in its 20th year, the girl power of The Powerpuff Girls is being recognised right across the globe. Recently, Bea Bennister, co-founder of Girls Against, paid tribute to the three super hero sisters, citing in Time Out that they were “the original feminist icons of my childhood” and that the cartoon “empowered young girls around the world to be strong and feisty, destroying the stereotype that boys were the only strong characters on TV shows”.