Upcoming Beanie Boo Slippers

Esquire Footwear is coming out with a line of Beanie Boo slippers. The slippers will likely hit stores around October. Rite Aid and Walmart might get them first.

Today, Esquire announced a few Boos that will become slippers:

  • Cat – Muffin
  • Cat – Tabitha
  • Dog – Duke (St. Bernard)
  • Leopard – Glamour
  • Leopard – Leona
  • Monkey – Coconut
  • Owl – Pinky
  • Owl – Swoops

Prototypes and samples of other Boo slippers have been spotted online for:

  • Dog – Slush (Husky)
  • Elephant – Ellie
  • Penguin – Ice Cube
  • Turtle – Zippy

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Images from Esquire Instagram

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Cecil Commemorative Beanie

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Ty is coming out with a Beanie Baby to memorialize Cecil the lion (2002-2015). The Cecil beanie will likely hit retail stores at the end of September, for $5.99. All profits from Ty’s sales to “retailers” will be donated to Oxford University’s Wildlife Conservation Research Unit. [source]

Cecil was a popular lion at Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe. He was part of a pride of around 20 lions; and also part of an Oxford University “tracking” study.

Before Cecil died, he was apparently lured away from the sanctuary, illegally hunted, and shot to death by a trophy hunter. (Cecil’s remains have been confiscated.)

FYI:

  • Radio interview about Cecil’s death here
  • Press release about Cecil’s death here
  • About the Wildlife Conservation Research Unit here
  • Original Ty Facebook announcement here

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Beanie Boo Pens from Inkology

Inkology, Inc. has teamed up with Ty Inc. to produce ball point pens with Beanie Boo toppers. See pictures here and here. Some collectors have found the pens at Walgreens for $4.99. Others have found them at Justice for around $9.

Twelve pen designs have been spotted so far:

  • Dog – Cancun (Chihuahua)
  • Dog – Duke (St. Bernard)
  • Dog – Slush (Husky)
  • Elephant – Ellie
  • Giraffe – Safari
  • Leopard – Glamour
  • Leopard – Leona
  • Monkey – Coconut
  • Owl – Pinky
  • Panda – Bamboo
  • Raccoon – Rocco
  • Zebra – Zig-Zag

FYI:

  • Justice store locator here
  • Walgreens store locator here

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The Latest Ty Releases

Below are new stuffed animal toys from “Ty” that are just starting to hit store shelves. Links below go to online buy pages. (List of places to buy new Ty here.)
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FYI:

See a text-list of all new and projected releases for 2015 here (with status updates). List includes various sizes, store exclusives (i.e. Justice) and overseas exclusives.

Images from Inspirations and Ty

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Five New XL Boos: Fantasia, Tasha…

Ty has released at least five extra-large (28-inch) Beanie Boos overseas:

  • Cancun Chihuahua
  • Coconut monkey, #99992
  • Fantasia unicorn
  • Glamour leopard, #99991
  • Tasha leopard, #99996

Cancun, Coconut and Glamour appear to be redesigns; with new style numbers. Originally, they had embroidered eyes. Now, they have glass-like eyes. The XL Fantasia unicorn and Tasha leopard also have glass-like eyes. See picture here.

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