Luxury fashion house Gucci works in collaboration with Crunchyroll on a capsule of streetwear designed ]around 'Bananya.' Bananya is a Japanese anime TV series that is produced by TMS Entertainment, which follows the adventures of a white cat living inside a banana.
The character has a dream of bathing in chocolate and lives their best life. The collection by Gucci is made up of sweaters, tees, and two sneakers -- the Ace sneaker and the Rhython. The designs are adorned in signature Gucci graphics that are perfectly paired with playful visuals of banana cat. The cat is cheerful or sleeping. The rest of the capsule includes accessories such as the gold necklace with a crystal and Bananya pendant and the crystal brooch.
Image Credit: Gucci, Crunchyroll
Gucci's Bananya Collection Features an Animated Character
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