Los Angeles, CA (CNS) – American Apparel and Sesame Street are teaming up to produce a limited edition run of classic t-shirts. The new line will commemorate the 40th anniversary of Sesame Street for this fall and will feature some of America’s favorite characters.
Various characters from Jim Henson’s catalogue will be included, featuring bright colors and designs that span the years of the 1960’s, 70’s, 80’s and 90’s.
“We sat down and went through eight discs of artwork from the Sesame Street archive and picked the ones we responded to the most. It took almost two months, but the end result is a cast of characters and images that bring a modern feel to Sesame Street and a heritage to American Apparel,” said Carolina Crespo, a graphic designer at American Apparel.
The new line will hit stores in October and will be sold in over 25 American Apparel stores worldwide with locations including New York, Los Angeles, Tokyo and Berlin. The new tees can also be purchased online and should soon be available in children’s sizes through the American Apparel Kids’ line.
Fans can look forward to seeing characters such as Bert and Ernie, the Count and Big Bird, among others hitting the shelves soon.