Bearbrick, a collectible toy line produced by the Japanese company Medicom Toy Incorporated, has captured the hearts of art enthusiasts, toy collectors, and pop culture aficionados worldwide. These iconic bear-shaped figures come in various designs, sizes, and collaborations, making each release a unique gem in the world of collectibles. While some Bearbrick releases gain widespread attention, there are hidden gems that deserve the spotlight. Here, we explore 10 exclusive Bearbrick releases that collectors should have on their radar.
1. Bearbrick x Karl Lagerfeld
A fusion of fashion and designer toys, this Bearbrick series pays homage to the legendary fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld. Simply named “The Kaiser”, this Bearbrick figure stands proud at 1000% height. The Bearbrick figure presents an immortalized image of the late Karl Lagerfeld just the way we remember him – with his white ponytail, high-collared white shirt, black gloves, and signature black sunglasses.
2. Bearbrick x Karimoku
Crafted from high-quality wood, this stunning Bearbrick figure features a unique polygonal design and intricate details by Karimoku craftsmen. Standing at an impressive 70 cm, this collectible is a must-have for art collectors, fans of Japanese art and culture, and lovers of modern design.
3. Bearbrick x Sorayama
This is a mesmerizing collaboration that fuses the futuristic artistry of Hajime Sorayama with the iconic Baby Milo character. These collectible figures shimmer with golden and silver allure, embodying a perfect blend of artistic creativity and urban style. It stands as a striking testament to the fusion of two creative worlds, destined to captivate collectors and enthusiasts alike.
4. Bearbrick x KAWS
“Tension,” the Bearbrick x Kaws figure, encapsulates the enigmatic and thought-provoking style of artist Kaws. This collectible masterpiece brings together the iconic Bearbrick shape with Kaws’ unique artistic vision, resulting in a visually striking creation.
5. Bearbrick x Royal Selangor
This special edition Royal Selangor Steampunk Bronze Bearbrick figure presents the essence of the steampunk genre. All wrapped up in this art figure, this Steampunk evokes the positives of the period including invention, creation, discovery, exploration, and elegance. Riveted metal plating defines this exclusive edition, evoking the guttural roar of the coal-fired furnaces with 19th-century engineering. Cast in pewter and graphite-treated with a bronze finish, the cartoon-like bear is ready to join the very best collections.
6. Bearbrick x Sorayama
The Bearbrick/Rabbrick Sorayama Sexy Robot Set in Gold is a dazzling and alluring collaboration between the iconic Bearbrick collectible and Sorayama’s futuristic artistry. These figures embody the artist’s signature blend of sensuality and mechanical precision, encapsulated in gold, a symbol of opulence and allure.
7. Bearbrick x Javier Calleja
This premium collectible features a playful design inspired by the iconic cartoon character, with vibrant colors and intricate details that will delight any Disney fan. Standing at an impressive 1000% size, this collab between Bearbrick and famous Spanish artist Javier Calleja is sure to grab attention and make a statement in any room.
8. Bearbrick x Karimoku
Crafted from Karimoku high-quality wood and featuring a striking woven design, this limited edition collectible is sure to turn heads. With its large size and intricate details, the Rabbrick Woven is a must-have for serious Bearbrick collectors and anyone who appreciates finely crafted designer toys.
9. Bearbrick x Daniel Arsham
Another successful collaboration between Snarkitecture, Blackrainbow Agency, and Medicom Toy, designed by the amazing Daniel Arsham. If you’re a collector of high-quality designer toys, the 1000% Bearbrick Snarkitecture X Black Rainbow Blue Edition is a must-have addition to your collection. With its premium quality construction and attention to detail, this Bearbrick is sure to impress any discerning collector.
10. Bearbrick x Sorayama x Royal Selangor
The Special Edition Sorayama × Royal Selangor Bearbrick figure is a captivating fusion of art, design, and craftsmanship. This remarkable collaboration between celebrated artist Hajime Sorayama and the renowned Royal Selangor, a distinguished pewter manufacturer, brings together two worlds in a collectible masterpiece.
These exclusive Bearbrick releases offer a diverse range of collectibles that cater to various interests and passions. Whether you’re a fan of art, music, movies, or pop culture, there’s a Bearbrick that speaks to you. Collecting these hidden gems not only adds unique pieces to your collection but also connects you with a global community of Bearbrick enthusiasts who appreciate the blend of art and toys. Keep an eye out for these rare and special Bearbricks to elevate your collectibles game.
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