Exciting news for Betty Boop fans! The brand new book Betty Boop’s Guide to a Bold and Balanced Life: Fun, Fierce, Fabulous Advice Inspired by the Animated Icon (Skyhorse Publishing) has hit bookstores!
And, you’ll definitely want to to order early, because the first printing of the book is a special collector’s edition to celebrate Betty’s 90th anniversary in 2020! It’s available now at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, IndieBound, and wherever books are sold.
Betty Boop’s Guide to a Bold and Balanced Life is a delightfully different and inspiring book featuring a refreshing blend of empowering life advice, timeless tips, fascinating history, humorous anecdotes, and scientific studies. All are punctuated by Betty’s own relatable experiences pulled directly from her treasured cartoons and her fabulous history, and all pay tribute to the modern woman of today. In this engaging and empowering book, readers will learn how to create the beautiful, bold and balanced life they desire and deserve—all while being joyfully entertained!
Betty Boop’s Guide to a Bold and Balanced Life is written by well-known authors and empowerment advocates Susan Wilking Horan and Kristi Ling Spencer, and features a foreword by celebrated fashion designer Zac Posen, a life-long fan of Betty Boop who recently designed a duo of dresses inspired by Betty. In addition to their work as leaders in the wellness and inspirational communities, both authors have worked with Betty’s owners Fleischer Studios for many years in developing brand awareness and promoting worldwide outreach for the character.
Betty Boop’s Guide to a Bold and Balanced Life is a must-have for Betty’s followers, collectors, and animation buffs! It’s also the perfect uplifting gift to be shared among girlfriends, Galentine’s, moms, daughters, grads, holiday gift-givers and the legions of Betty’s devoted fans everywhere. You can order your copies at the links below. We know you’ll love it as much as we do!
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Plus-sized fashionistas can now show their Boop style with the Betty Boop™ x Project Runway™ All Stars collection, available starting today exclusively at Torrid stores nationwide and online at Torrid.com.
Betty joined host Alyssa Milano and special guest Rebecca Minkoff on the February 8th broadcast of “Project Runway All Stars” on Lifetime, where she challenged the contestants to create a chic Hollywood look inspired by Betty herself for the opportunity to have their design sold at leading plus-size retailer, Torrid.
The winning look from designer Joshua McKinley was the inspiration for the full line. The playful, yet trendy, five-piece collection includes an “I Love Betty Tee”, a “Betty Boop Cold Shoulder Tee,” a “Betty Boop Cardigan”, a “Betty Boop Kisses Midi Skirt” and a “Betty Boop Retro Dress.” Styles retail between $38.00 – $75.00.
See the full Betty Boop™ x Project Runway™ All Star collection here, and check out a few of the styles below. Boop-Oop-A-Doop!
Moschino has launched its first Limited Edition collection created to celebrate the 2018 Chinese New Year. Jeremy Scott, creative Director of the brand, joins in the celebrations of one of the most important traditional festivities in China, creating a collection inspired by Betty Boop’s dear friend and iconic cartoon pup, Pudgy.
February 16 kicks off the Year of the Dog, the eleventh star of the Chinese horoscope. Those who are borne in the Year of the Dog have a sunny disposition, are intelligent, honest and known to be loyal, characteristics that Pudgy embodies perfectly, plus a pinch of irony which is the mark of Moschino’s creations.
The ready-to-wear collection and accessories includes 7 items (sweater, T-shirt, dress, backpack, key ring, scarf, iPhone case), all in Betty’s signature color red, traditionally considered a goodwill color.
The Limited Edition 2018 Chinese New Year collection will be available online at moschino.com, at the main Moschino boutiques in Milan, Rome, London, Paris, New York and Los Angeles, through the Moschino franchises’ network and the most prestigious multi-brand stores in the world.
My family at King Features and Fleischer Studios have been working with me on a project that is very dear to my heart and I wanted to share it with all my wonderful fans.
Some months back, Woman’s Day asked me to join their campaign to create awareness about heart disease — the biggest killer of women. For more than a decade, the magazine has been one of the most prominent leaders in promoting a heart healthy lifestyle.
I kept thinking, what can I do? I’m only one li’l person! Then it hit me! In my dreams, I’ve always wanted to fly. To soar. You know, like an eagle. Or a plane. Or a superhero. So I asked my family at King Features and they created a three-page custom comic strip adventure exclusively for the Woman’s Day campaign starring … MOI … as the Heroine of Hearts! Don’t I look marvelous?!?
That’s right! You know, I’ve starred in comic strips before during my career, but never in anything quite like this. This comic strip is oh-so-fun and cool and yet it speaks about a very serious health issue for women. In it, I’m battling the evil villain Dark Heart … and helping … well, I don’t want to spoil it. You’ll just have to check it out yourself. It’s in the March issue of Woman’s Day on newsstands now. Pick up a copy today or, if you want to read it online, click here.
Oh, another cool thing? The wonderful team at Woman’s Day invited me to walk the red carpet tonight at their big event – the 2017 Red Dress Awards, honoring those who outstanding people who have made significant contributions in the fight against heart disease. Stay “tooned” for updates at WomansDay.com, including news about the star-studded event!
Finally, to celebrate this amazing partnership, King Features and Woman’s Day will make donations to several women’s heart health organizations.
So, my friends, keep your heart booping along by living a healthy lifestyle. You’ll discover there are lots of vital tips in the March Woman’s Day! Boop-Oop-a-Doop!
If you enjoy eating really good food surrounded by a fun décor and you live in – or are planning to visit – Tokyo, you have to check out the first Official Betty Boop Diner in all of Japan!
Ooohhh, I’m so excited! There’s been a lot going on behind the scenes to bring it all to fruition, but kudos to everyone who has worked so hard. It was a wonderful opening and the place looks great!
It really is cool. It’s reminiscent of a 1950s U.S. West Coast eating establishment with an atmosphere that makes my guests feel as if they are stepping into a scene from a movie. And you know how I LOVE the movies. It’s just fun, fun, fun!
Here are some photos I thought you’d enjoy.
It is said that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. So it was really cool to discover that the ladies on “The View” were planning to get animated and dress up for Halloween as some of the world’s most beloved cartoon characters. And guess what? Jedediah Bila went red — dressing up as moi!
Check out all the fun costumes in Us Weekly!
Have a spooktacular day!
Hola, Betty Boop amigas in Mexico! Look for the brand-new fashion collaboration designed by Royal Closet launched exclusively for sale in a selection of 30 Liverpool stores, the country’s largest chain of mid- to high-end department stores.
The Betty Boop by Royal Closet collection, which features clothing, pajamas, swimwear and accessories, is inspired by different trends of gender empowerment, expressed through embroideries and prints (abstractions, lips, eyes, polka dots, hearts) and limited to a palette of three colors: white, black and red.
The Royal Closet brand, owned by Montserrat Oliver (actress, fashion icon, TV host and entrepreneur), and Carlos Ortega, dovetails beautifully with Betty Boop. The new fashion line represents an amazing translation of the vintage style character that is perfectly suited for today’s contemporary women who are independent, versatile, feminine, bold, with unique personalities, who are not afraid to express themselves and be noticed. Just like Betty Boop!
Hey, fans in Japan! Betty Boop hits a home run with a recently launched sportswear collection, in collaboration with teams of The Nippon Professional Baseball Organization, the official league of Japan. Developed through NPB’s licensing partner, Space Age Co. Ltd., the line features Betty Boop on the fan gear of most teams in the league, including the Hiroshima Toyo Carp, Tokyo Yakult Swallows, Yokohama DeNA Baystars and Hanshin Tigers.
The collection encompasses t-shirts, bandanas, towels, mirrors and pass cases and is sold in the team stadiums shops as well as through sportswear retailers. As the baseball season in Japan began in March, this launch has come just in time for NPB fans to purchase their favorite team gear co-branded with everyone’s favorite cartoon cutie. Enjoy!