The Fashion Office has started noticing young trendsetters all over the world inspired by a bit of childhood nostalgia, sporting all things Mickey Mouse including retro t-shirt graphics, embroidered leather jackets, and printed bags. With such dark and dreary times hanging over our heads, it’s no wonder so many of us look toward the cheerful memories of our childhood for encouragement. Mickey’s friends, including Donald Duck, Goofy, Pluto, and Minnie Mouse have also made appearances on the streets and in retail windows. These talking animals are one of the few pop culture influences all age groups can share, having made kids of all ages smile since the 1920’s.

On recent F/W 09 runways, designers like Jeremy Scott and Iceberg featured Disney-inspired graphics on everything from sweaters to dresses.

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