The Lion King frenzy is at an all-time high thanks to the upcoming premiere of the new live-action CGI film. It's also thanks to that FIRE new soundtrack that Beyoncé just dropped featuring her new video for the single "Spirit." Basically, everyone's heart is in the Pride Lands but some of us will still be belting out the old soundtrack lyrics when this updated version leaves theaters and heads to Disney's new streaming site.
The Lion King is an iconic film that means so much to different people, families, and friendships. The movie also has so many life lessons and memorable quotes that die-hard fanatics will never forget. If I just described you, then brace yourself. Here are 20 Lion King merch picks that will make you scream, "I just can't wait to be seeeeeeen."
Disney The Lion King Lace-Up Bestie Sneakers ($30, Hot Topic)
How cute are these dainty white sneakers! They're a perfect tribute to friendship with Pumbaa on one sneaker and Simba on the other. The sizes available range from five to 11. You can also get an extra 20% off using the code HT20!
Danielle Nicole Disney The Lion King Simba Crossbody ($68, Bloomingdale's)
This Simba bag is for the quirky-chic fans who love The Lion King and want a statement accessory that screams it from the Pride Lands' mountaintops. t features a young Simba with feathers around his neck to represent the mane, a gold-tone chain strap, and glitter accents on the feather mane.
Disney The Lion King x ASOS DESIGN Curve Cropped Shirt Two-Piece In Sunset Print ($56, ASOS)
This crop top and matching shorts set is EVERYTHING! It pays tribute to the beautiful colors, animals, and landscapes from The Lion King in a super trendy print-blocked design. The matching shorts are also available on the ASOS website and both pieces are available in plus sizes and straight sizes.
Disney The Lion King Hakuna Matata Makeup Bag Set ($25, Hot Topic)
Why grab one makeup inspired by The Lion King when you can have THREE? This makeup trio set features one bag with clear sides and "Hakuna Matata" written around Simba, one medium bag with Simba, Timon, and Pumbaa on top of a black and white background, and one bag with the trio on top of the film's sunset background.
Loungefly Disney The Lion King Hakuna Matata Crossbody Bag ($48, Box Lunch)
Pay tribute to your childhood and your love of The Lion King crossbody bag that is sleek enough to suit your adult style. The faux-leather crossbody bag has a golden Simba plaque on the flap, a Pride Rock bag charm, a Pride Lands crossbody strap, and matching interior lining.
Luminess Cosmetics The Lion King Be Brave ''Lion's Mane'' Matte Lipstick ($24, Ulta)
Maybe you don't want to wear obvious paraphernalia to express your love for The Lion King. Enjoy your obsession quietly with this red lipstick from Luminess Cosmetic's The Lion King makeup collection. The shade is appropriately called The Lion's Mane.
Lion King Mickey Mouse Ears ($22, Etsy)
These Lion King Mickey Mouse ears are a cute accessory to wear when you head out to see the new movie if you choose to go after the July 18 premiere date to avoid premiere weekend crowds. They have the prettiest flowers made out of ribbons and a pendant with Mufasa and young Simba in the middle.
New Baby Lion King Card ($4, Etsy)
Imagine the joy your loved ones are going to feel when they found out you have a bundle of joy on the way. Now, imagine how hard they're going to chuckle when they see you choose LITERALLY the coolest announcement card ever. The card has the African chant from the opening of The Lion King movie and the iconic image of Rafiki's arms lifting up Simba for his dedication. This is also a cool card to recommend to a friend of yours who is planning a baby announcement.
Loungefly Disney The Lion King Tech Decals ($10, Hot Topic)
This set contains four pages of decal stickers dedicated to Simba, Timon, Pumba, Scar and his three hyena cohorts Shenzi, Banzai, and Ed. The sticker sheets are waterproof. These babies are also on sale for 20% of using the code HT20.
The Lion King Mosaic Characters Necklace ($13, Hot Topic)
Keep The Lion King close to heart at all times with this super cute gold-ton mosaic necklace featuring the silhouettes of the iconic characters all walking in a single-file line. Be warned that if you have sensitive skin, this necklace may not be your jam. Don't worry! I found necklaces that are better suited for your skin type (although more expensive) at Pandora! Check out every single piece on the Pandora website.
Lion King 5 Piece Backpack Set ($17, Walmart)
Don't hog all the cool Lion King merch for yourself! Kids from this generation have fallen in love with the iconic film too. Treat a kid who adores Simba just as much as you do to this five-piece backpack set. The set has one backpack, one detachable insulated lunch bag, a cinch sack, a pencil case, and a keychain — all with Simba's face all over it!
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