Here’s some great news for Australian LEGO fans – I can now officially confirm that the Uniqlo LEGO Collection will be available in in Uniqlo stores in Australia in the third quarter of the year, during the Spring/Summer season!
The collaboration between LEGO and Uniqlo, a popular Japanese fashion retailer will give LEGO fans a chance to own some pretty snazzy LEGO-themed T-shirts.
I’m a huge fan of Uniqlo (and LEGO, in case you didn’t know) so I was quite happy to hear from Uniqlo Australia that the collection is confirmed for an Australian launch. A little sad that we have to wait till Spring (September-ish), but that’s what you get for living in the Southern Hemisphere.
As an Adult LEGO fan, it can be quite challenging getting my hands on decently designed, official LEGO apparel – I bought a couple from the LEGO Store in Tokyo last year. I can’t wait to get my hands on the Uniqlo T-shirts since the designs are pretty nice and I would actually wear them out without looking too dorky.
Unfortunately at this time, I can’t reveal the official launch date, exact designs that will be sold in Australian Uniqlo stores, or any other promotional details, so stay tuned for more information.
To support the launch in other countries, Uniqlo stores were giving out exclusive Uniqlo-branded polybags, which featured one of four possible LEGO models:
I believe these LEGO models are the same as the 2015 Monthly Mini Builds from countries which have official LEGO stores.
In Taiwan (and only Taiwan, if I’m not wrong), fans were also given minifigures with blank torsos that came with stickers that you could affix to the torsos bearing the same designs as the Uniqlo range.
Not sure if these will get to Australia, but I would be very surprised if we don’t get the promotional polybags at the very least.
That’s all for now! Hope you’re as excited as I am about the Uniqlo LEGO collection. I’ll be announcing the official launch date and any other relevant promotional details when I can, so watch this space!