Hot Topic has launched a limited-edition “Doctor Who”-themed women’s clothing line in conjunction with the BBC-produced series. The nine-piece holiday collection includes various dresses, sweaters and overcoats, which feature galactic prints, imitations of character wardrobes and references to the TARDIS (the show’s time-traveling phone booth).
“Hot Topic is a company full of Whovians, so we are more than excited to debut this amazing ‘Doctor Who’ fashion line for the holidays,” said Hot Topic’s senior VP of merchandising and marketing Cindy Levitt. “From the TARDIS dress to the Fourth Doctor striped cardigan, we know devoted fans will be thrilled with the level of detail and love for the ‘Doctor Who’ series we put into this beautiful collection.”
Adds Carla Peyton, SVP, Licensing, BBC Worldwide North America: “’Doctor Who’ has become one of the most sought-after merchandising brands in the U.S. and the show continues to draw big ratings on BBC America. Hot Topic has been a leading retail partner for the brand and we’re delighted to announce they will have the exclusive line of fashion.”
The “Doctor Who” apparel is now available exclusively at Hot Topic stores and online at HotTopic.com, with prices ranging from $48-$90, with plus sizes available online.
This collaborative line follows other pop culture-esque collections launched by the retail chain this year, which include merchandise inspired by FX’s “American Horror Story,” Showtime’s “Penny Dreadful” and BBC America’s “Orphan Black.”
The two-part “Doctor Who” Series 9 finale airs Dec. 5 on BBC America and will be followed by the “Doctor Who: Last Christmas” holiday special.