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Loungefly x Star Wars Pride Collection: Celebrating Diversity with BB-8

Loungefly teams up with Star Wars for their first Pops! With Purpose Collection, supporting the LGBTQ+ community through the It Gets Better Project
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Loungefly, in collaboration with Star Wars, is launching their first Pops! With Purpose Collection inspired by BB-8, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the LGBTQ+ community through the It Gets Better Project. The exclusive limited edition BB-8 Pride Mini Backpack and Bobble-Head Pop! bundle features vibrant colors and rainbow markings, showcasing the iconic droid in support of diversity. For each bundle sold, Funko will donate $65 to the It Gets Better Project, making it a meaningful purchase for fans and advocates alike.

Loungefly, known for their attention to detail, brings their signature craftsmanship to this collection, ensuring that every stitch and design element reflects the passion and authenticity of the Star Wars fandom. From intricately designed backpacks and wallets to crossbody bags and small accessories, there is a wearable story that resonates with fans of all backgrounds.

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The Pops! With Purpose initiative is part of the Funko Cares Program, which supports various charitable organizations through both monetary donations and product contributions. With partnerships that include Make-A-Wish, ASPCA, and the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Funko Cares aims to make a positive impact in communities worldwide.

Limited Loungefly x Star Wars BB-8 Pride Bobble-Head Pop! and Bag Bundle

The limited edition BB-8 Pride Bobble-Head Pop! and Bag Bundle will be available starting May 24, 2023, at 9 am PT exclusively on Loungefly.com and Funko.com. This collaboration offers fans an opportunity to embrace their love for the galaxy far, far away while supporting an important cause. Supplies are limited, so fans are encouraged to act quickly to secure their own piece from this unique collection.

Official Package Description:

This astromech is rolling out a brand-new look! The exclusive Loungefly Star Wars™ BB-8™ Pride Mini Backpack and Pop! features bold, bright colors across the droid’s iconic features. Bringing the loveable companion to life, this mini backpack gives shape to BB-8’s iconic form with multicolored markings across his face and body. On the back, BB-8 makes an encore appearance near the bag’s rainbow-striped shoulder straps. This exclusive bundle also includes a Diamond Collection variant of Bobble-Head Pop! BB-8 with rainbow markings. Act fast to collect this 4,000-piece limited edition Loungefly accessory; supplies are limited.

$65 from each bundle sold will go directly to the It Gets Better Project, a non-profit organization that exists to uplift, empower and connect LGBTQ+ youth around the globe. This campaign will last until 12/31/23.

Backpack is made of vegan leather (polyurethane) and features adjustable shoulder straps with sturdy metal hardware. Additional features include applique, debossed, and printed details. Take note of the coordinating inside lining.

This backpack and collectible are officially licensed Star Wars products.

Vinyl figure is approximately 3.75-inches tall. Backpack dimensions: 9”W x 10.5”H x 4.5”D

Product will have the Funko.com Exclusive and Diamond Collection sticker on the box.

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To learn more about the It Gets Better Project and its mission to empower LGBTQ+ youth worldwide, visit their official website at https://itgetsbetter.org/. The organization aims to uplift and connect individuals within the LGBTQ+ community, providing support and resources to promote a more inclusive and accepting world.

The Loungefly x Star Wars Pride Collection is a celebration of diversity, fandom, and inclusivity. With every purchase, fans can make a statement and contribute to a brighter future for LGBTQ+ youth. Don’t miss out on this special collaboration and join the movement for a more inclusive galaxy.

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What do you think of the new BB-8 Bag and Pop package? Are there any other franchises you want to see from the It Get’s Better partnership? Which piece got your Loungefly collection started? Let us know and share your collection with us on Social Media!

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