Sanrio Friend of the Month: Hello Kitty & Mimmy

Happy Birthday to the Sanrio ‘Friend of the Month’ for November, Hello Kitty & Mimmy! 

To celebrate, we’re embracing our ‘small gift, big smile’ philosophy with some special product launches and promotions starting on November 1st and extending throughout the holiday season! But first, here are some fun facts about the Twin Ribbons:

Hello Kitty & Mimmy:

  • are twins who are the best of friends
  • Hello Kitty loves to bake cookies and play the piano
  • Mimmy is good at embroidery and patchwork
  • Hello Kitty wears a red ribbon over her left ear
  • Mimmy wears a yellow ribbon over her right ear

There’s so much fun starting in November where do we even start? Here’s the breakdown!


Barbie Hello Kitty



Barbie® will once again pay homage to the global pop icon with a playful, supercute and fashion-forward Barbie Hello Kitty to launch on November 1st, Hello Kitty’s actual birthday! The look of the doll is inspired by Hello Kitty’s signature red bow -- from the tiny bow buttons on her sweater to the embroidered bow details on her skirt, the essences of both beloved icons are included in this collectible doll. Her chic look is accessorized with a Hello Kitty handbag and figurine.  The limited edition doll will include a doll stand and certificate of authenticity, designating her status as a Gold Label Barbie Signature Doll.  The Barbie Hello Kitty will retail for $100 and will be available for pre-order on November 1st at and select retailers nationwide and available for purchase in mid-November at and select Sanrio stores


Hello Kitty x Freshly Picked



The boutique baby moccasin brand that made its initial appearance on Shark Tank collaborates with Sanrio for the first time on an adorable collection of Hello Kitty moccasins for infants & toddlers. The handmade leather moccasin will be available in six styles – a mix of prints & colors in traditional moccasin, ‘City Mocc’ and Mary Jane styles.  All styles retail for $60. Hello Kitty x Freshly Picked will be available starting November 1st on; and available mid-November at select Sanrio stores, select boutiques around the country, as well as at


Sanrio x Rastaclat


Rastaclat partners with Sanrio to create a unique capsule collection inspired by Hello Kitty, Keroppi and Badtz-Maru as a symbol of positivity, to encourage friendship between people across the world.  In addition to select Sanrio stores and specialty retailers, the collection will be available at and starting November 15th.


Hello Kitty Wine



The highly sought after collection of Hello Kitty wines, produced by Torti “L’Eleganza del Vino” Wines, returns to the U.S. with its popular varietals, as well as two new blends and adorable new packaging just in time for Hello Kitty’s birthday celebration for the 21+ crowd.  The Hello Kitty wine lineup now includes a “Sweet Pink” blend, a Sparkling Rose, a Pinot Noir and a Pinot Nero Vinified in White as well as a special edition Sparkling Rosè with exclusive packaging.  These limited edition wines are available in specialty wine and grocery channels and online at


Hello Kitty Café



Kicking off the holiday season, Hello Kitty Cafe will debut a new Hello Kitty giant gingerbread cookie on November 1st at all cafe locations and online here.


Sanrio ‘Friend of the Month’


Hello Kitty and Mimmy are the Sanrio ‘Friend of the Month’ for November! To celebrate, visit to meet the 2 ribbons and use #HelloTwinRibbons on Instagram and Twitter to share a pic of you and your BFF all month long!



And don’t forget the Hello Kitty & Mimmy ‘Sanrio Friend of the Month’ collector pin for November!  This pin is available as a small gift with a $30 purchase right now at the Sanrio Online Store and in select Sanrio stores. Get one for your collection before they’re gone! Each pin is only available until the end of the month or while supplies last.


Hello Kitty Facebook

Finally, be sure to visit Hello Kitty's Facebook page on November 1st to enter the "Hello Kitty & Mimmy Birthday Sweepstakes" for a chance to win a prize for yourself and one to share with your best friend!


Happy Birthday, Hello Kitty & Mimmy!