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Monday, June 07, 2010

Collette Celebrates the DC 75th Anniversary in style!


Top Names in The World of Designer Fashion Come Together to Create First-of-its-
Kind Collection of Apparel and Accessories Inspired by Beloved Super Heroes

BURBANK, CA, June 1, 2010 – Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP), on behalf of
DC Comics, has joined forces with one of the most renowned stores in the world, colette, for
an exceptional alliance of exclusive merchandise, and in limited collection, prestigious
designers and powerful DC Comics Super Heroes, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of
DC Comics.

An all-star collection of the world’s top French designers have teamed up to unveil this
monumental anniversary line: Karl Lagerfeld, Sonia Rykiel, Balmain, Lanvin, Repetto, Roger
Vivier, Maison Michel, Thierry Lasry, Julien David, Alexis Mabille and Pierre Hardy.
This collection is available in June at colette in exclusivity.

WBCP’s licensees including My Face (Apparel), New Era (Cap) and Superga (Shoes) will
round out the exclusive offerings.

“colette is happy to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the DC Comics Super Heroes and to put
forward Wonder Woman, Catwoman, Superman, The Flash, Plastic Man, Green Lantern,
Batman and The Joker,” said the colette’s team. “We like to dive into this universe, which,
consciously or unconsciously, has rocked our teenage and young adult years. Happy birthday
to DC Comics Super Heroes!”.

Starting on the 31st of May, colette will distribute this unique array of apparel and accessories
inspired by the DC Comics Super Heroes. Additionally, for a one week period the Super
Heroes will be featured on the famous colette showcase, with a decorative tribute to the DC
Comics covers.

“In this landmark anniversary year for DC Comics, we’ve enlisted the very best names in
fashion for a very special collection inspired by our iconic brands,” said Pilar Zulueta,
Executive Vice President and General Manager, Europe/Middle East/Africa, Warner Bros.
Consumer Products. “colette is known as an epicenter of fashion not only in Paris, but around
the world and we couldn’t think of a better venue to house this once-in-a-lifetime offering of
clothing and accessories.”

DC Comics is home to the world's greatest Super Heroes, including Batman, Superman,
Wonder Woman and Green Lantern. These iconic characters have defined heroes in the
collective imagination, creating modern mythology for every generation across all media.

Items include: 

Superman bag
Superman saddle bag
Pierre Hardy
Plastic Man sunglasses
Thierry Lasry
Flash ballet pump
Catwoman boots
Roger Vivier
Green Lantern’s gloves
Karl Lagerfeld

They have inspired blockbuster movies, classic television shows, exciting video games and an
array of consumer products for fans of all ages everywhere in the world. DC Comics
celebrates its 75th anniversary this year, with numerous events and activities. The exclusive
collection developed for colette is the first of a long list in France.