Before 2023 wraps up, let’s take a look at some of December’s best DTC partnerships. From Nacho Cheese in a glass, to a gen z skincare collab we’re surprised didn’t happen sooner.

Let’s get started!

Empirical x Doritos

Doritos and Empirical collaborated to create a unique sensory experience by infusing the iconic flavor of Doritos Nacho Cheese into a limited edition drink.

The result, known as Empirical x Doritos, offers a surprising and indulgent liquid form of the classic Nacho Cheese taste.

Glossier x Starface

Glossier and Starface joined forces in a beauty collaboration, merging Millennial pink and Gen Z yellow aesthetics.

The partnership introduced hydrocolloid zit stickers called Hydro-Stars, combining Glossier’s skin-first approach with Starface’s acne-positive messaging, aiming to transform breakouts into a fun and joyful experience.

Duke + Dexter x Peachy Den

Duke + Dexter – the celebrity-loved footwear brand and a regular target of the elusive Socks House Meeting – has tapped ultimate cool girl label Peachy Den for their next covetable collaboration.

The collaboration features two pairs of loafers; one, a black embossed croc leather, and the other that takes the bright red trend du jour.

Clark’s x Pokemon

The Clarks x Pokémon collaboration introduces four popular Pokémon—Bulbasaur, Charmander, Squirtle, and Pikachu—each reimagining the Torhill silhouette with unique shoe styles and pixelated stitched graphics on the tongue. 

The collection blends archive-inspired silhouettes, showcasing a fusion of Clarks’ design and Pokémon fandom.

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