Much like when we couldn’t fly to NYC for Five Points Fest earlier this year, it’s hard to take that we are not able to jet off to Anaheim next month for the 2020 edition of DesignerCon. DesignerCon has felt like a great second/third home to us in recent years, so it is sad that we are not going to be in Anaheim this November, however, the show must go on. Not physically in Anaheim this year due to COVID, but virtually through the power of your smartphones (and desktop if you’re not an iPhone user).
You may have noticed more & more stores in the US have been using an app named POPSHOP LIVE to live stream from their store, giving you the opportunity to buy directly from the retailer through the app. Well, DesignerCon 2020 will be like that this year. Using your smartphone/desktop browser, you will be able to surf between the different DCon booths as if you were strolling round the enormous Anaheim Convention Center, but you can do it from the comfort of your own home. You don’t even have to wear pants!
DesignerCon Online 2020 will kick off on Friday 13th November for VIP only night Four hour window to browse through the online booths – with artists such as Medicom, Alex Pardee, 3D Retro, Johnny Cupcakes, Valfre, Mondo, Mark Nagata & Unbox Industries already signed up with more to come over the course of the next month!
Tickets are now online for this virtual DesignerCon, with VIP tickets available for $65 which comes with a DCon 2020 exclusive Bearbrick amongst other things, and the general release for $10 per online ticket. You can buy them directly from the POPSHOP LIVE site using the button below!
If you want to support The Toy Chronicle, we have a number of options available to you. We have started to stock a wide range of releases that we think you will enjoy. Ranging from production pieces from Superplastic, Unbox Industries & POP MART, to original pieces from our favourite artists like Sank Toys, Quiccs & Czee13. Purchasing one of our pins also really help. A quick, cheap way to also support the TTC is by making a small donation. These can all be completed below through our online shop. We appreciate all the support! Thanks!