Wrangler has announced a collaboration with TV series Rick and Morty, in
partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products.
The collection includes an exclusive episode-inspired t-shirt featuring
a laser called the NX5 Planet Remover which was jokingly ‘sponsored by
Wrangler’ in season four, as well as a custom-designed laser-engraved
Rick and Morty is aired on Adult Swim, a WarnerMedia network that
provides animated series for young adults. The pieces have been launched in
anticipation of the Adult Swim Festival which will run from 13-14 November
and will feature an exclusive livestream of Rick and Morty.
The animations from the collection were designed by the Rick and Morty
creative team which then brought to life using Wrangler’s in-house laser
machine for the jacket’s laser-etching.
Tricia Melton, chief marketing officer of Warner Bros. Kids, Young
Adults and Classics, said in a statement: “Building innovative partnerships
with iconic brands like Wrangler is a priority for Adult Swim and their
heroic appearance in Rick and Morty created a new opportunity. Our fans
often wear clothes and they love Rick and Morty, so they’re going to lose
their minds over the new custom clothing launching today.”
Holly Wheeler, vice president of global brand marketing at Wrangler,
added: “Wrangler has always embraced pop culture as a way to reach new
fans, and when we were organically part of the season four finale episode,
it was the perfect opportunity for us to explore a larger partnership with
“The collection is a direct play on the finale and inspired by the laser
that was fictionally ‘sponsored by Wrangler’ in the show. We loved the
tongue-in-cheek joke since lasers are actually a big part of our denim
production – from digital wash applications to onsite customer
customisation with our nano-laser. The collaboration was a fun and natural
way for us to do something authentic with our brand that joins in on the
The collection is available now on Wrangler’s website and prices range
from 29 to 79 dollars.
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