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Autumn Marks Arrival of New Apparel at Disney Parks

posted on October 22nd, 2012 by Steven Miller, Merchandise Communications Manager


I love the changes that autumn brings to Disney Parks. Between slightly cooler temperatures and the return of my favorite events, fall is a great time to visit. For the softlines team at Disney Theme Park Merchandise, autumn’s return means new apparel arrives at Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resorts. I recently met with Disney Design Group artist Casey Jones to survey some must-have shirts this season.


“This fall, guests will see several new designs inspired by experiences at Disney Parks,” explained Casey. “We also listened to fan feedback shared in the spring, which helped shape some design direction this season.”

You may recall my conversation with Casey in March when the Dole Whip and churro shirts were released. A popcorn shirt now joins the celebration of awesomely delicious treats found at Disney Parks. Designed by artist Dave Perillo, the shirt was based partially on requests by popcorn enthusiasts like me.

Another new shirt features a twist on a familiar phrase heard every day on the monorail. You may recall the concession candy packaging last year that inspired the “Please Stand Clear of My Vacation” shirt.


Walt Disney’s quotes were an important part of shirts by Disney Design Group artist Tim Whalen. Casey told me these amazingly soft, tri-blend fabric shirts were created after a trip to California.

“Following a trip to the Walt Disney Archives in Burbank, we thought shirts featuring images of and quotes from Walt Disney would be great additions to our fall line,” continued Casey. “Based on feedback, we also know there are fans who wanted more merchandise featuring Walt.”


Rounding out the overview, the popular “Original Angry Bird” Donald Duck shirt is now available in a female cut. With New Fantasyland on my mind lately, I found the new Belle and Beast shirt entertaining.

My favorite shirt, however, is the “#DisneyVacation” one, mostly because I love the internet! Conversations about Disney vacations are something I have quite often, especially when someone discovers I work for Disney. I hope to see at least one photo of someone wearing that shirt while enjoying a Dole Whip at Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room (sounds like a hashtag challenge).

Check out more merchandise around Disney Parks in the posts below:

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margie on October 22nd, 2012 at 10:15 am

Do you know when the new Duffy outfits will be coming out?


Steven Miller on October 22nd, 2012 at 2:16 pm

@Margie – Funny you should ask! I was working today on an article about some new Duffy items. Look for it soon on the Disney Parks Blog. I can say that you will see a couple new outfits in the next month or two.


Lauren on October 22nd, 2012 at 10:28 am

The Beauty and the Beast shirt will definitely be coming home with me in a couple of weeks. May have to take you up on your hashtag challenge. Any excuse for a Dole Whip, right?


Steven Miller on October 22nd, 2012 at 2:16 pm

@Lauren – Count me in! There is always room for one more Dole Whip.


Nicole on October 22nd, 2012 at 10:29 am

I love the Walt Disney shirts, especially the “It was all started by a mouse” one. That is one of my favorite Walt quotes, along with the Disneyland dedication speech (which I have on a shirt from the ’55 line). Do you happen to have a price for the “mouse” shirt at this time?

Thanks, as always, for the great post, Steven!


Steven Miller on October 22nd, 2012 at 2:56 pm

@Nicole – Glad you liked the shirt. The “It All Started” shirt currently has a retail of $27.95.

Here is a listing of the item numbers of shirts shown in this article:

#DisneyVacation – 400007076518
Thumbs Up Mickey – 400007076464
Please Stand Clear of My Vacation – 400007051942
I Just Can’t Wait to Be King – 400007152151
King Mickey Card – 400007093829
“To All Who Come To This Happy Place” – 400007064737
“It Was All Started…” – 400007052000
Walt’s Face – 400007051966
“It’s Kind of Fun…” – 400007052048
Original Angry Bird (Women’s) – 400006878649
It’s Complicated – 400006878779

And for popcorn fans…

Walt Disney World Popcorn Tee
Small -400007076761
Medium – 400007076778
Large – 400007076785
X-Large – 400007076792
2X-Large – 400007076808

Disneyland Popcorn Tee
Small – 400007076716
Medium – 400007076723
Large – 400007076730
X-Large – 400007076747
2X-Large – 400007076754


Diane on October 22nd, 2012 at 10:34 am

I love all the T-shirts and will get most, The monorail one is awesome. I love that more Walt tee’s were added we definitely needed that 😉


MARK on October 22nd, 2012 at 10:43 am


Can you post something about the Dr Who T-shirts that are available in the England Pavillion?


Steven Miller on October 22nd, 2012 at 3:02 pm

@Mark – The shirts just arrived at the United Kingdom pavilion in Epcot and have been quite popular! I saw them on Saturday evening when I was at (surprise) Food and Wine Festival again. The shirts are from the national market meaning you can find them other places besides Walt Disney World. They include a shirt featuring a line drawing of the TARDIS, a shirt that says “You Never Forget Your First Doctor,” a shirt with an angel that says “The Angels Have the Phone Box (I haven’t taken my eyes off that shirt!).


Paul from ON on October 22nd, 2012 at 10:53 am

LOVE the Donald Angry Bird shirt.


Gayle from IN on October 22nd, 2012 at 11:18 am

I quite like the Monorail shirt!


Shanna from WI on October 22nd, 2012 at 11:32 am

Love the new shirts. Are these also going to be availble on Disneystore soon? That would be awesome. I think that it is a great idea to be able to purchase items that I would find in the parks.


Steven Miller on October 22nd, 2012 at 3:05 pm

@Shanna – Some of the shirts will be carried via the Disney Parks online store including the #DisneyVacation tee, Thumbs Up Mickey tee, Stand Clear of My Vacation tee and Mickey King Card tee. There will be a few others coming as well. I unfortunately don’t have a confirmed launch date but I invite you to visit


Robyn on October 22nd, 2012 at 11:47 am

love the angry birds shirt! what are the general prices of these new shirts?


Amy from TX on October 22nd, 2012 at 12:11 pm

Is there any way I can order one of those monorail shirts? I have several people on my christmas list that would love one!


Steven Miller on October 22nd, 2012 at 3:08 pm

@Robyn – Retails vary between $24-$28 depending on the shirt.

@Amy – The monorail shirt will be coming to the online store. Meanwhile, you could contact Disney Parks and Resorts Merchandise Guest Services at 1-877-560-6477 or send an email to:

Reference this item number – 400007051942


Stephanie on October 22nd, 2012 at 12:25 pm

Please let these be available online. I would love to have a Walt shirt.


Amy from FL on October 22nd, 2012 at 12:29 pm

I was there this weekend and only saw a couple of these designs. I really like the “It all started with a mouse” shirt. Didn’t see it.


Danielle on October 22nd, 2012 at 4:07 pm




Allie on October 22nd, 2012 at 4:20 pm

These are so cute! I love the Walt Disney shirts.


Samantha on October 22nd, 2012 at 5:00 pm

I loveeeee the new shirts! I was wondering if the Princess shoes pins have already been released? If not then do you have a date?


Thomas on October 22nd, 2012 at 6:45 pm

Hopefully they start giving more 3XL options when we come down next month….


Erin from SC on October 23rd, 2012 at 2:19 pm

Do you know when the new Dole Whip shirt will be released- ladies version. I had heard that it would be out this Fall, but would love to know when I can buy one.


Stefani on October 23rd, 2012 at 6:42 pm

Is the pink V-neck dole whip shirt posted in I think June ever going to come in? I’ve looked for it at WDW every week anxiously waiting to buy it… it’s so cute!!!


Jennifer on October 24th, 2012 at 12:23 am

I’ll be in WDW at the end of January 2013… will the shirts still be available then or are they limited? Thanks Steven!!


Steven Miller on October 24th, 2012 at 10:20 am

@Erin and Stefani – I asked the women’s apparel team who said that the shirt just arrived at Disneyland (which means it should be introduced to locations soon). There was a small delay in receiving the shirt at Walt Disney World. But they hope to have it available soon as well.

Once released, you have to promise you will have a Dole Whip while wearing it! :-)

@Jennifer – The shirts are not limited so you should be able to find options when you are here (note that availability of sizes may vary). They won’t introduce new shirts until spring 2013.


Caleigh on October 24th, 2012 at 3:56 pm

Is there a way to order any of the walt disney quote shirts by phone? I won’t be able to go to Walt Disney World soon, and they aren’t available online yet. When/Will they be available online?


Steven Miller on October 24th, 2012 at 5:08 pm

@Caleigh – I invite you to contact Disney Parks and Resorts Merchandise Guest Services at 1-877-560-6477 or via email:

The team would be happy to assist you. Please reference the item numbers listed below.

“To All Who Come To This Happy Place” – 400007064737
“It Was All Started…” – 400007052000
Walt’s Face – 400007051966
“It’s Kind of Fun…” – 400007052048

There are currently no plans right now to carry the Walt Disney shirts online, so mail order may be your best option.


Katherine on October 26th, 2012 at 3:31 pm

So many cute shirts but why no V-necks? Most flattering type on all lady figures!


Chris on October 27th, 2012 at 9:20 am

We’ll be in Disneyworld in January. I MUST have a monorail shirt…where can I find one? :)


Carlo on October 29th, 2012 at 7:32 pm

Why is there a Walt Disney World insignia on the T-shirt with the dedication to Disneyland on it?

I think the sketch Disneyland Castle would be more appropriate.