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Skechers is stepping into the iconic world of one of the most beloved authors of all time with the new Skechers x Dr. Seuss collection. The offering captures Dr. Seuss’s fantastical stories, starting with the world-famous characters and designs from his timeless classic, The Cat in the Hat.
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Skechers steps into the iconic world of Dr. Seuss with its new Skechers x Dr. Seuss fashion and casual collection, starting with characters and designs from the beloved writer's legendary book The Cat in the Cat. (Photo: Business Wire)
"Dr. Seuss is one of the world’s biggest cultural icons—read, shared and celebrated by millions since the 1950s. And now his legendary characters and vivid designs are here to walk the walk, in the spirit of his great talk," said Michael Greenberg, president of Skechers. "We’ve taken our most popular footwear styles and have infused them with Dr. Seuss’s one-of-a-kind designs, delivering the unique charm that only he can offer—even creating matching pairs that parents and their kids can wear together."
Skechers x Dr. Seuss is a multi-year, worldwide footwear partnership that will bring Dr. Seuss’s vibrant world to life in wearable, comfortable designs for adults and children.
"Skechers is the ultimate family brand for every age—and their broad, dedicated fanbase is a perfect fit for the millions who love Dr. Seuss around the world," said Susan Brandt, president of Dr. Seuss Enterprises. "Their innovative spirit, vivid styling and comfortable footwear designs make stepping out in Dr. Seuss even more fun. We look forward to every chapter of this partnership, as Skechers unveils a new Dr. Seuss adventure with each new collection."
Starting with the legendary tale The Cat in the Hat, the Skechers x Dr. Seuss collection will launch with popular styles from Skechers Street, BOBS from Skechers and Skechers Kids featuring the Cat in the Hat, Thing 1 and Thing 2, and the story’s vibrant colors and patterns. Future collections are planned with characters and designs from many of Dr. Seuss’s beloved tales, including Green Eggs and Ham, One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish, Oh, the Places You’ll Go! and How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
The Skechers x Dr. Seuss collection for adults and children is now available at Skechers.com and will be available in select Skechers retail stores this September in the United States, Canada and Europe, expanding to exclusive markets worldwide.
About Skechers USA, Inc.
Based in Manhattan Beach, California, Skechers (NYSE: SKX) designs, develops and markets a diverse range of lifestyle and performance footwear, apparel and accessories for men, women and children. The Company’s collections are available in the United States and over 170 countries and territories via department and specialty stores, and direct to consumers through 3,615 Company- and third-party-owned retail stores and e-commerce websites. The Company manages its international business through a network of global distributors, joint venture partners in Asia, Israel and Mexico, and wholly-owned subsidiaries in Canada, Japan, India, Europe and Latin America. For more information, please visit about.skechers.com and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok.
About Dr. Seuss Enterprises, L.P.
Dr. Seuss Enterprises is a leading global children's entertainment company focused on preserving and enhancing the quality and dignity of Dr. Seuss's body of work thereby ensuring that each generation will experience the stories, characters, life lessons, and genius of Dr. Seuss. The company was established in 1993 and is based in San Diego, CA. Dr. Seuss Enterprises' global endeavors complement Dr. Seuss's iconic books and include films, TV shows, stage productions, exhibitions, digital media, licensed merchandise, and other strategic partnerships. Ted Geisel once said he never wanted to license his characters to anyone who would "round out the edges" – a guiding principle at Dr. Seuss Enterprises. For more information about Dr. Seuss, visit Seussville.com and follow us on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, and Pinterest.
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