A global icon that cuts across national boundaries, cultures and eras - Hello Kitty, created by Yuko Shimizu, is a phenomenon unlike any other. This cute and seemingly expressionless character produced by Sanrio started its journey on a vinyl coin purse way back in 1974, and while the world has changed considerably in the last four decades, Hello Kitty still remains an integral part of popular culture. From kids‘ accessories and bedrooms to the celeb wardrobe and fashion shows in Paris, Hello Kitty still can be found almost everywhere!
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Sure, we all have seen the image of Hello Kitty countless times (even if you are not particularly a big fan of the cartoon character), and there have been times when the music industry‘s hottest icons adopted it as a fashion statement, but few know the fact that Hello Kitty is NOT a cat. That‘s right; the makers of Hello Kitty insist that she is just a cartoon character - a little girl who is actually from London! Delve a bit deeper and you will learn that the first of November is her birthday, she is a third-grader and her favorite color is red