Today’s post brings a little update on the Pandora Disney Parks collection for this season, with some new information on release dates and lovely HQ images of the entire release! The collection features a nice variety of different motifs and themes – there are a couple of beautiful holiday-themed pieces, fireworks, and lots of Mickey Mouse.
A number of the charms from the collection have been released at various points over the last couple of months, and a good number of them remain unreleased even now. What follows is a preview to clarify the launch dates for the currently unreleased charms!
Pandora Disney AW15 HQ Images and Updates
The first charms I’m featuring in this post are those that are already available. The Disneyland 60 Years bead was launched to celebrate the D23 Expo a few months ago, and retails for $60 USD, available both from Disney Parks locations and the online store. It has Disneyland written on the back of it.
The Chef Mickey charm is priced at $65 USD and was released ahead of the rest of the collection in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival (spot the ’20’ on Mickey’s hat?). This one is rather adorable in person!
The next two festive charms were released just last month with the Winter 2015 collection, and offer some sparkling holiday designs.
My favourite is the Minnie Holiday Wreath (although its name now appears to have changed to the Mickey Holiday Wreath on the Disney Store website. I’m still calling it Minnie’s wreath as that appeals to me more, haha). I love its pretty green tinsel detailing! It’s priced at $75.
The Minnie’s Sparkling Holiday Bow offers a red and green festive version of the existing Minnie’s Sparkling Bow charm, and is also priced at $75.
The next set of charms are yet to be released, and feature some of the best designs from this collection – particularly the Wishes and Fantasia charms, which are due out on the 8th of December.
The Wishes Firework Show charm has been a popular one with Pandora collectors, and features gorgeous black sparkly enamel detailing. I can imagine this one looking great with charms such as the new Fascinating Blue Iridescence or the retired Fascinating Aventurescent. It will retail for $70.
The Fantasia charm is being released in celebration of the 75th anniversary of Disney’s Fantasia, and will be a limited edition piece at $65. Its sparkly blue enamel matches the popular Mickey’s Sorcerer’s Hat charm, and I’m sure this one will be very popular too. I’m certainly tempted!
The Disney Parks Vacation Club bead will be out a little later on the 8th of December. It will be available from Disney Parks stores and the online Disney Vacation Club Member Marketplace, retailing for $60.
The 2016 bead is another limited release to celebrate the new year, offering a blue enamel design and accompanied by swirling music notes. This one is priced at $70. I have no release date for this one yet, but I suspect that it might be coming out in December as well.
Finally, we have a set of location-exclusive charms, which as far as I’m aware will not be offered generally in the Parks or online at the Disney Store website.
There are two new Disney Cruise line exclusive charms – a heart, and an anchor.
Both of these are $60 USD. The Anchor pendant appears to have a little two-tone detailing, too!
Finally, this pendant is another exclusive charm for the Disney Parks Aulani resort, priced at $50.
So, just to recap – these are the dates you need to remember:
13th of November – Wishes and Fantasia
8th of December – Disney Club Vacation Bead (and possibly the 2016 charm).
This is a collection with some really nice individual pieces – even though I have never seen the Disney Parks Wishes fireworks or the film Fantasia, I am very tempted by both their charms as they’re so nicely designed. The glittery enamel is rather beautiful, and I could imagine them together on a navy blue leather with maybe the new Fascinating Blue Iridescence murano to celebrate the New Year.
In terms of the charms that are already out, I have already ordered the Minnie’s Holiday Wreath charm from the Disney Store, and I’m rather excited to be adding that to my Christmas bracelet! ^^ It’s not that explicitly Disney, but the tinsel is such a cute design anyway.
Are you planning to get any of these beads, or have you already added some to your collection?