As Tim Burton’s anxiously awaited Alice in Wonderland gets ready to open in theaters nationwide, there are many, many tie-ins with the movie. Two of today’s hottest fashion names, Tom Binns and Stella McCartney, have each designed some Alice In Wonderland Signature Jewelry for Disney (not together, but separately).
Tom Binns and Stella McCartney Create Jewelry for Disney
Council of Fashion Designers of America winner Tom Binns has worked his unique flair on two jewelry collections in association with Disney, which will each feature designs influenced by the story’s principal characters including Alice, the Mad Hatter, the Red Queen, the White Queen and the White Rabbit.
The first collection, the Tom Binns for Walt Disney Signature line will offer a limited edition collection of six high-end jewelry pieces designed in Binns’ coveted runway style; it will be available at luxury retailers and fine boutiques with a price range from $600 – $1000.
The First Collection (the more expensive pieces):
above: Tom Binns for Walt Disney Signature “Open for Choice” Necklace, SRP: $575. This pearl necklace, featuring a gold plated key hole with mushroom graphic inspired by Tim Burton’s “Alice in Wonderland,” includes a cascade of chains and key harms. The necklace measures 18″ in length and includes a 4″ extender.
above: Tom Binns for Walt Disney Signature “Smashing Time” Necklace, SRP: $1,000. Inspired by Tim Burton’s “Alice in Wonderland” this necklace features multiple ceramic crockery charms.
above: Tom Binns for Walt Disney Signature “Roses are Red…” Necklace, SRP: $875. This statement piece, inspired by Tim Burton’s “Alice in Wonderland,” features the flower garden through the key hole with hematite chains, ruby pearls, light amethyst, swarovski crystals, and gold safety pins.
above: Tom Binns for Disney Couture Wrap Bracelet, SRP: $200. This silver plated wrap Mad Hatter bracelet with intertwined chains, suede includes charms inspired by Tim Burton’s “Alice in Wonderland” with slight enamel accents. The bracelet measures 32″ in length and features a 5″ extender.
above: Tom Binns Red Queen Alice in Wonderland Heart Necklace by Tom Binns for Disney Couture, antiqued silver, red enamel and red swarovski crystal, price unknown
above: Tom Binns White Queen Alice in Wonderland Heart Necklace by Tom Binns for Disney Couture, rhodium silver, black enamel and black swarovski crystal, price unknown (above image only, courtesy of fabsugar)
The less expensive pieces
The second collection Tom Binns for Disney Couture will be for Disney’s popular jewelry line and will offer 35 pieces, again all featuring Binns’ unique design style. This line will also include pieces inspired by the Cheshire Cat, the tea party, the talking flower garden, and will incorporate elements such as photo inlay, lace accents and Swarovski crystals. This collection will be available at department stores and specialty boutiques with a retail price range from $50 – $250. Assorted items will also be available at select Disney Store retail locations.
Some examples from the less expensive second collection are shown below.
above: Tom Binns Red Queen Alice in Wonderland Heart Bracelet by Tom Binns for Disney Couture, $174.95
above: matching Tom Binns Red Queen Alice in Wonderland Heart Earrings for Disney Couture
above: Tom Binns Red Queen Alice in Wonderland Heart Necklace by Tom Binns for Disney Couture, hematite coated bracelet with red enamel charms, $174.95
above: Tom Binns Antique gold-plated multiple chain bracelet, $124.00. Charms include card suites, pawns, Mad Hatter hat, scissors, forest animals, mushrooms, rose buds, keys, key hole, pocket watch locks, Cheshire Cat, ”Drink Me” vile, ”Eat Me” cookie, crown and more
above: Tom Binns enamel and silvertone White Rabbit Clock Necklace, $74.95
above: Tom Binns simpler keyhole necklace, $79.95
above: Tom Binns matching keyhole earrings, $59.95
above: Tom Binns matching Keyhole ring, $49.95
above: Tom Binns oxidized silver plate bangle bracelet, $59.95
Stella McCartney has also created some pieces in conjunction with the films release, one of which is the limited edition Alice charm bracelet and necklace, shown below:
above: Hand made in Italy, the Alice necklace and bracelet are designed with a brass and aluminium light gold anthracite chain, the same chain used in Stella McCartney’s best selling Falabella bag. The chain is adorned with plexi Alice charms such as a rabbit, a Mad Hatter’s hat; a suit of: spade, club, hearts and diamond, all in Stella McCartney’s usual color palette of muted pinks, nudes, taupe and brown. Additionally, pearl baubles and Swarovski crystals accents provide a feminine touch.
A collaboration with Disney Consumer Products, the Alice necklace and bracelet will be available in Stella McCartney stores worldwide next month.
Swarovski is also launching an all new collection of jewelry pieces that will take consumers inside the world of “Underland” to commune with the unexpectedly mad and caring characters. Capturing the spirit of each character in the film, the line features a host of vintage and gothic details inspired by the outlandish personalities found down the rabbit hole, and demonstrates the attention to detail in products that are the result of the long collaboration between Disney and Swarovski. The line features 17 pieces including pendants, necklaces, rings and earrings inspired by the Red Queen, the Mad Hatter, the Cheshire Cat, the White Rabbit as well as by the film’s beautiful settings including the talking flower garden and by other Alice icons such as teapots, cupcakes and keys. Ranging from $80 – $350, the line will be available at select department stores, at Swarovski retail stores and online at www.Swarovski.com, with select pieces at www.DisneyStore.com.
Some other cool Disney Alice in Wonderland tie-ins worth mentioning…
Urban Decay’s Alice In Wonderland Eye Shadow palette kit:
A line of Alice In Wonderland inspired clothing by Sue Wong for Disney:
And some Tees and hoodies from Disney’s own line of clothes:
You can buy many of the above now here at the Disney store.