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In the world of toy collecting, Bearbrick is at the top of the box. Otherwise seen written as [email protected], the LEGO-meets-teddy bear figures come in all shapes and sizes, have seen countless print and material iterations, not forgetting collaborative input from both the biggest name in the streetwearverse and expert global crafters. And while you’ll easily pin down some of the wider releases at select retailers and resale sites, a select few releases have proven supremely more coveted.

Designed and produced by Japan’s Medicom Toy, the first ever Bearbrick came on May 27, 2001 – a simple white bear given as a gift to guests at Tokyo’s world Character Convention. The rest is history, now releasing with a sizing system based on the first ever model being called the “100%”, scaled right up to 1000%, with most collectors opting for the 400% form.

Below, we’ve rounded up some of the luxury Bearbricks out there right now, all of which are sure to stand out in any budding collection. A mix of elevated materials, detailed designs, and limited runs make these toys some of the greatest releases to ever come from the Bearbrick line. Scroll on to start shopping some grails.

Karimoku for Medicom Toy Bearbrick 400% “Padauk”

Be@rbrick 400% 'Padauk'

Karimoku for Medicom Toy

$3560

Karimoku is known for its luxurious woodworking, and its collaboration with Bearbrick made for not only an amazing collectible but a great homeware, too. This one is expertly crafted from beautiful reddish, padauk wood.

Karimoku for Medicom Toy Bearbrick 400% “Wenge”

Be@rbrick 400% 'Wenge'

Karimoku for Medicom Toy

$2539

Another highlight from Karimokus Bearbrick line comes in this dark African Wenge wood, available to buy at Canadian e-commerce giant Haven.

Kutani Ware for Medicom Toy Bearbrick 400%

Be@rbrick 400%

Kutani Ware for Medicom Toy

$2429

Kutani Ware is a style of Japanese porcelain from the former Kaga province. This figurine may look simple, but the high gloss, artisan crafted Kutani Ware porcelain gives it some insane luxury appeal.

Kutani Ware for Medicom Toy Bearbrick 400%

Be@rbrick 400% 'Kutani'

Kutani Ware for Medicom Toy

$2540

The black iteration of the Japanese porcelain figures comes handmade from the pros in the old Kaga province. Each piece comes with different markings and its own unique distortion and texture.

Kutani for Medicom Toy Bearbrick 400%

Be@rbrick 400%

Kutani Ware for Medicom Toy

$2513

Perhaps most beautiful of all the Kutani Ware porcelain models is this speckled cherry blossom hue – a triple-whammy of Japanese collectible, craftsmanship, and colorway.

Royal Selangor for Medicom Toy Bearbrick 400%

Be@rbrick 400%

Royal Selangor for Medicom Toy

$1757

Royal Selangor is a renowned pewter specialist. For the uninitiated, that’s a malleable metal alloy made up largely of tin, copper, and other metals, done out here in a dimpled, gold finish.

Medicom Toy Bearbrick 400% “Swarovski”

Be@rbrick 400% 'Swarovski'

Medicom Toy

$6399

Coming in at a considerably higher price than many of the Bearbricks on this list, you only really need to take one look to see why. Yes, it’s completely embellished in Swarovski crystals and yes, it may just be the greatest of all time.

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