When the LINE Friends first debuted as stickers on the messaging app, LINE, no one would have thought that the characters would spark a craze and birth a whole new fandom.
The characters have since appeared in animated series, mobile games, and even cafes and a theme park! It’s no surprise that a LINE Friends physical store offering all the merch you can dream of opened in Funan Mall last year too.
From homewear to arm candy, we’ve rounded up some of the cutest LINE Friends merch and collabs that you totally need to get your hands on.
1. Furla collection
LINE Friends teamed up with Italian luxury brand Furla to bring the beloved characters to your arm candy!
This adorable collection stars the beloved Brown, Cony, and Sally. We daresay they nailed the LINE Friends’ playful and fun personalities in the designs — you’ll see bold, bright prints and even the characters peeking out mischievously on some designs.
Consisting of messenger bags, mini chain bags, wallets, card holders, coin purses and wrist pockets, the pieces in the collection ranges from S$185 to S$595.
Shop the LINE Friends x Furla collection in-stores at all Furla boutiques islandwide. The Furla boutiques are located at ION Orchard, Jewel Changi Airport, Marina Bay Sands, Paragon Shopping Centre, Raffles City, and Takashimaya Department Store.
More details on the collection here.
2. Melissa Street sneakers
You can now have your favourite LINE FRIENDS characters on your feet. Brown, Cony, Sally and Choco embellish Melissa’s best-selling classic shoe model in this cute collection. Each monochromatic sneaker colour-matches the character and looks chic and cute at the same time.
Retails for S$105 on Melissa.
3. Tangle Teezer compact styler
Known as one of the best hair brushes in the world, Tangle Teezer’s detangling brush just got a major upgrade — the compact detangler with adorable LINE FRIENDS designs in primary colours!
Featuring a unique two-tier technology, you can smooth, shine, and define your tresses anytime and anywhere as the long teeth detangle while the short teeth smooth hair cuticles for glossy, healthier-looking hair.
Its compact design also llows for easy storage in your bag for detangling on-the-go, and as even comes with a removable cover to protect the teeth bristles.
Retails for S$35 on Sephora.
Health & Fitness
4. Yoga mat
Spice up your workouts or yoga sessions with these LINE Friends yoga mat! Yogis who engage in a lot of floorwork and need more cushioning on their mats will be pleased to know that the mat is 7mm thick and 183cm long.
Retails for S$55.50 on Shopee.
5. Yoga block
Here’s yet another one to add to your fitness accessory stash, because there’s no such thing as too many accessories.
And why settle for a plain boring brick when you can work out in adorable style with these ones?
Retails for S$21.50 on Shopee.
6. Weighing scale
This Watsons-exclusive weighing scale helps you keep track of your weight and fitness progress and add some joy to your life with its bright colours and cute characters.
Retails for S$55.95 on Watsons.
7. Mahjong set
Even if you don’t play mahjong, you may be attracted to this set that’s just beyond adorable.
Besides the mahjong tiles and dice with the LINE Friends designs, the mahjong mat is also worth a mention. Each corner features a LINE Friends character that looks like they’re cheering you on throughout the game!
Unfortunately, the LINE FRIENDS mahjong set is currently only available in Taiwan at NT$4,500 (~S$212.60). Keep a lookout for it online and perhaps try your luck at the official store in Funan too.
8. Popcorn buckets
Have a habit of hoarding popcorn buckets whether it’s from the cinema or a theme park? Great news, because here’s one to add to your collection — these LINE Friends popcorn buckets.
But get this, you won’t have to deliberate over which character to get because it’s a three-in-one popcorn bucket featuring all three character, Brown, Cony, and Sally.
Donning either an adorable elephant or octopus case, simply have to slide the case around to instantly reveal another character.
But, what use would I have for a popcorn bucket, you ask? In addition to holding your popcorn, it can also double up as a fun storage container for snacks or your knick-knacks. Of course, it’ll also look so cute in a picnic flatlay or on your table too.
Unfortunately, these popcorn containers are only available at China’s CGV Cinemas at the moment, but we’re hoping they’ll hit our shores soon. In the meantime, if you’d like to snag one of the older designs (the mouse, giraffe, piggy, dinosaur, and tiger) for yourself, check out Shopee.
9. Sandwich and waffle maker
Up your breakfast game with this 2-in-1 machine that lets you make both waffles and sandwiches. Talk about multi-tasking! With even heating on both sides, self-controlled temperature, and an easy no button operation, cooking up a storm has never been easier.
This is a great addition to your kitchenware and will make breakfast (with the kids, especially!) more enjoyable.
Retails for S$63.90 on Shopee.
Remember the baking craze that swept the country when circuit breaker happened last year? If you’ve been looking to get back into baking, this may just be the motivation you need.
This bakeware collection comprises of three smart kitchen measurement tools: a weighing scale that switches between different units of measurements, a measuring cup with an easily detachable inner cup, and kitchen timer with a magnetic base, to attach to the wall and keep your counters mess-free.
Retails from S$49 onwards on Shopee.
11. Electric Kettle
Enjoy a hot cuppa with ease with this smart electric kettle. Besides being made of high quality borosilicate glass for the utmost safety, we love the filter function that will keep all the tea leaves away from your cup.
Brew up to 800ml of tea and leave it in there without a worry, because it can keep the liquid in there warm from 40 to 90°c!
This multifunctional kettle comes in two designs – Brown and Cony with their adorable faces printed onto the glass.
Retails for S$69.90 on Shopee.