Cloudco Entertainment, owner of iconic entertainment property Care Bears, and world-renowned department store, Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann, are pleased to announce the launch of France’s very first Care Bears Pop-Up, in a deal brokered by Sagoo.
The Care Bears, lovingly referred to as “Bisounours” in the territory, collaboration celebrates over 40 years of “Sharing and Caring” and features a high-end fashion collection from Amsterdam-based designer, JimmyPaul, alongside vibrant, colorful scenes from the Care Bears’ history to attract both adults and children alike.
Shoppers can join in on the fun by visiting the Care Bears Pop-Up on Floor 3 of the Coupole Store from Thursday, February 9 through Thursday, March 16.
Every Saturday from 2-5p, the department store will offer “Good Vibes” programming, featuring free workshops to enchant the whole family:
February 11: Ephemeral Tattoos by the artist Poulette Magique
February 18: Phone Jewelry Creations by Jule & Lily
February 28: Tote Bag Customization and Patches on Textile by La Malicieuse
March 4: Polaroid Photo Shoots by the artist Poulette Magique
March 11: Bracelet “Letters” by the creator Anne Boivin
The Care Bears will also be on hand to show visitors round the magical, retro world of Care-a-Lot. Meet & Greets with Cheer Bear are scheduled for Saturdays (February 11, 18, 25 and March 4 from 10.30a-12.30p and from 2-6p) and Wednesdays (February 15, 22 and March 1 from 12.30-7.30p).
“We are thrilled to bring the whimsical world of Care-a-Lot to our fans in France and couldn’t dream up a more fitting place for them to make their debut,” shared Cloudco’s Vice President of International Licensing, Roubina Tchoboian. “We’ve truly found a home in Galeries Lafayette.”
“With this collection, now to be sold at Galeries Lafayette, it truly is a fashion dream come true. While I was working on the collection, the Care Bears made me smile and reminded me how fun it is to create,” added designer, Jimmy Paul.