Disney Reveals Even More Designer Ear Headbands

We got our first look back in May at new Mickey Mouse ear hats and Minnie Mouse ear headbands designed by a variety of celebrities and personalities, including Heidi Klum, Her Universe and more.

Disney revealed even more designs today from ALEX AND ANI featuring the iconic silhouette of Minnie. The headband also features “follow your path” and “listen with your heart!” engraved on them. These will be available for purchase on July 5. Disney World will be holding a special event at Ever After Jewelry Co. & Accessories in Disney Springs from 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. on July 5 to meet Colleen Fugere, VP of Brand Licensing and Partnerships at Alex and Ani.

Up next we have a design by Disney artist Noah, honoring the man who started it all, Walt Disney and of course, Mickey Mouse. Noah will be making an appearance at Disneyana in Disneyland park for a signing of the ears on July 26 and 28 from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. and on July 27 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

A new headband celebrating Haunted Mansions 50th anniversary designed by Disney Imagineer Kim Irvine, who is best known as the Art Director of Disneyland park and the face of Madame Leota in Haunted Mansion Holiday. The headband is reversable and will be available at the “The Haunted Mansion: Celebrating 50 Years of Retirement Unliving” a separately ticketed event to be held on Aug. 7 and 8 at Disneyland Resort and at the “Disney Villains After Hours” a separately ticketed event to be held on Aug. 8 at Walt Disney World Resort.  All other guests will be able to purchase the headband at Disneyland Resort on Aug. 9, Walt Disney World Resort on Aug. 10 and online at shopDisney.com on Aug. 12.

A Princess Leia Bun-inspired design by Star Wars actress Ashley Eckstein for Her Universe will be available at Disneyland Resort, Walt Disney World Resort and online at shopDisney.com on Oct. 4. If you’re attending the D23 Expo, you’ll be able to purchase the headband at the Disney DreamStore.

Speaking of D23 Expo, guests attending will be among the first to purchase the Hipster Mickey ear hat, complete with glasses and a slouch beanie by Jerrod Maruyama, as well as the “tiki-riffic” Mickey ear hat by SHAG at Disney DreamStore.

Loungefly will also have this mini-sized art style Minnie ear headband coming early this fall.

Here is the official release timeline of all the new designer ears and headbands:

  • ALEX AND ANI – July 5th 
  • Noah Fine Art – July 26th 
  • Kim Irvine – Aug. 9th 
  • Betsey Johnson – Aug. 16th
  • SHAG – Aug. 26th 
  • Heidi Klum – Sept. 28th 
  • Her Universe – Oct. 4th
  • Loungefly – Fall 2019
  • Jerrod Maruyama – Fall 2019
  • The Blonds – Fall 2019
  • COACH – Fall 2019
  • Joe Rohde – April 2020
  • Vera Wang – Spring 2020
  • Cupcakes and Cashmere – Spring 2020
  • Her Universe – Spring 2020
  • Kevin Rafferty – Spring 2020
  • Karlie Kloss – Spring 2020
  • John Coulter – Summer 2020

Which one will you be picking up?

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Clint Gamache started Thrillgeek back in 2013 to share his love of theme parks, pop culture and other geeky stuff with the world. He can be found on Twitter @iamcgeed

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