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    23 Things A "Fresh Prince" Fan Will Def Do The Carlton Dance Over

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    1. A "Philadelphia Born & Raised" hat so you can rep the hometown of the Prince. It looks almost exactly like the one Will wore in the series intro. (Bonus points if you're actually from Philly!)

    yellow and blue baseball-style cap that says "Philadelphia born and raised" on the front
    NameThatBrand / Etsy

    NameThatBrand is a Los Angeles-based Etsy shop that sells custom hats, caps, and tees.

    Promising review: "Amazing. I was going to wear this to a theme party but never ended up going. Regardless, this hat is top quality feel. The stitching is tight, the colors are even more vivid than they seem in the image. Order shipped and delivered very quickly. I am extremely pleased with the product and the service. Definitely recommend." —Gabe

    Get it from NameThatBrand on Etsy for $17.95.

    2. A cozy sweatshirt featuring the Fresh Prince cast in cartoon form that just made me realize how incredible the show would be in animation (in addition to the original of course). Anyone want to sign a petition to reboot the show as a cartoon??

    the black sweatshirt with the Fresh Prince cast as cartoons on it and the Fresh Prince logo

    MomMadeCustomTees is a woman-owned Etsy shop based in Las Vegas. Her shop sells silkscreen products and custom garments. I'm also loving this Bel-Air Bunch T-Shirt from the shop!

    Get it from MomMadeCustomTees on Etsy for $32.99 (available in men's sizes S–3XL and three colors).

    3. A trivia party game to test your knowledge of the sitcom and see who in your family or friend group deserves the ~fresh crown~. 👑

    the fresh prince trivia party game
    TriviaPartyGames / Etsy

    TriviaPartyGames is an Etsy shop with tons of options for trivia lovers, with games ranging from the The Simpsons to Friends. The book contains 100 questions, with instructions and an answer key.

    Get it from TriviaPartyGames on Etsy for $9.50 (originally $19).

    4. A Banks sisters T-shirt featuring Hilary and Ashley in one of their most well-recognized photos. Still wondering if they're willing to adopt me as the third Banks sister?

    two models wearing a gray T-shirt with a picture of Ashley and Hilary on the front
    Haus of Pancakes / Redbubble

    Haus of Pancakes is a Detroit-based Redbubble shop that sells nostalgic tees and phone cases.

    Get it from Haus of Pancakes on Redbubble for $18.01 (available in sizes S–3XL and 18 colors).

    5. A "Fresh" replica prop license plate to ~jazz~ up your car — just add some dice in the mirror and you're good to go.

    CelebrityMachines / Etsy

    Promising review: "The license plate said 'Fresh' and it had dice in the mirror! Super dope license plate and it looks just like the one seen in the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air! The shipping process was also really quick! If you’re thinking about buying this item, buy it! You cannot go wrong with it!" —kenneymorris

    CelebrityMachines is an Etsy shop based in Indianapolis, IN that sells a variety of decorative license plates.

    Get it from CelebrityMachines on Etsy for $17.

    6. A holographic sticker of Alfonso Ribeiro doing his famous "Carlton dance" that'll no doubt make you want to practice doing it yourself every time you see it on your water bottle or laptop. Pro tip: If you feel silly doing it, you're probably doing it right!

    the holographic sticker of Carlton doing his popular dance
    Contrabandist / Etsy

    Contrabandist is an Atlanta-based Etsy shop that sells novelty stickers, patches, mugs, and more.

    Get it from Contrabandist on Etsy for $2.50.

    7. A sheet of wrapping paper featuring illustrations of Will and Carlton to make your next gift that much ~fresher~. You can even add a matching card!

    Angie Beal Designs / Etsy

    Angie Beal Designs is a woman-owned Etsy shop based in the UK that specializes in mix media illustrations and collages, that are then transferred to wrapping paper, greeting cards, and more.

    Get it from Angie Beal Designs on Etsy for $4.65.

    8. A logo hoodie perfect for your next Fresh Prince binge session. All you you need now is snacks and a buddy to laugh with (even if it is just your dog).

    the hoodie in burgundy featuring the green and pink Fresh Prince logo
    Carpathian Clothing / Etsy

    Promising review: "Just received my hoodie. It is fantastic. Both the color of the hoodie, and the design totally pop. The hoodie itself is wonderfully comfortable. It took a while to get here, but it was totally worth it. Thank you to the good folks at Carpathian Clothing. :)" —Craig

    Carpathian Clothing is a UK-based shop that makes graphic tees, hoodies, onesies, and more.

    Get it from Carpathian Clothing on Etsy for $37.20 (available in unisex sizes XS–2XL and 10 colors).

    9. An embroidered patch of the Fresh Prince logo so you can iron it on to your fave denim jacket and proudly show your love of this '90s sitcom masterpiece. Nothing says "I'm fresh" quite like a patch that literally says "fresh."

    the green, pink, and blue logo patch that says The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
    Patch Maker Studio / Etsy

    Promising review: "Really lovely patch! I wanted to have a nice Fresh Prince patch for my son’s first birthday festivities! It was the perfect touch!" —Cupcake Kay

    Patch Maker Studio is a Canada-based shop that makes tons of different pop culture-themed patches including Pokémon, SpongeBob, and more classics.

    Get it from Patch Maker Studio on Etsy for $5.99.

    10. A Will Smith or DJ Jazzy Jeff plush toy so you can start your kid's love of the show at a young age. No kids? No problem, you know you wanted this for yourself anyway.

    fresh prince and jazzy jeff plush toys
    Fresh Prince Store

    Get them from Fresh Prince Store for $11.99 each.

    11. A Will Smith enamel pin to add to your collection — this is sure to be dopest pin of them all.

    pin of will smith
    Pin Dreams / Etsy

    Promising review: "Fast shipping, great quality pin! My niece is obsessed with the Fresh Prince is going to love it!" —Kathryn

    Pin Dreams is a Canada-based shop that sells tons of pin designs from Rugrats to Nintendo characters.

    Get it from Pin Dreams on Etsy for $6.29 (originally $8.99).

    12. An illustrated print (featuring the original Aunt Viv) you can frame in your home and pretend it's an actual family portrait. I mean, who didn't want to live in that house and have Geoffrey there to clean up after you??

    the print features faceless illustrations of will, aunt viv, uncle phil, carlton, hilary, ashley, and geoffrey
    RaeOfSun83 / Etsy

    RaeOfSun83 is a a Black woman-owned shop that sells art meant to "uplift and promote the beauty of melanin."

    Get it from RaeOfSun83 on Etsy for $20.

    13. A coffee mug with a few lines from (in my opinion) the BEST sitcom theme song of all time! Now you can sip on your tea or coffee while relaxin' all cool and shootin' some b-ball outside the school — or, ya know, just chillin' out on the couch.

    the coffee mug reads "chillin' out, maxin, relaxin' all cool" in multicolor letters
    Brittany Garner Design / Etsy

    Brittany Garner Design is a woman-owned shop based in California that sells cute cups, tees, wine tags, and more.

    Get it from Brittany Garner Design on Etsy for $26+.

    14. Or a Hilary Banks mug because the ✨true icon✨ of '90s fashion deserves some respect!

    the mug with an illustration of hilary banks on it
    GNODpop / Etsy

    GNODpop is a Black woman-owned shop based in New York that specializes in unique art prints and greeting cards.

    Get it from GNODpop on Etsy for $18.18.

    15. An HBO Max subscription so you can watch The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air right NOW — enjoy all six seasons of the jokes, dancing, drama, and fashion. Plus, you'll also be able to watch the show's 30th anniversary reunion episode!

    the fresh prince of bel-air series banner
    HBO Max

    Subscribe to HBO Max for $14.99/month (or get six months for a discounted price of $69.99).

    16. Or the complete DVD set that'll make it easy for you to watch the series over and over again! This is the perfect option for anyone who doesn't want another streaming service — or doesn't want to worry about the show one day disappearing from said streaming service when you still have two seasons left to get through (we've all been there).

    Promising review: "So happy to add this to my TV series collection! Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is a classic and one of my favorite shows. Unfortunately, you can’t stream it anywhere without paying per episode so I’m glad I found the complete series on here for an amazing price!!! Nothing was missing and it came wrapped and in new condition!!! Thank you thank you thank you!!!" —Krystal

    Get it from Amazon for $68.95.

    17. A pair of Retro Air Jordan 5 sneakers in the "Alternate Bel-Air" colorway so you can rock some fly kicks inspired by the man who made many of us want to up our sneaker game.

    the jordan 5 sneakers in white with purple, pink, green, blue, and black details
    Stock X

    Stock X is a trusted sneaker resell shop that sends all shoes and luxury goods through a verification process to ensure you're receiving the real thing at a competitive market price. I've personally used Stock X to get my hands on Retro Air Jordans and Yeezys.

    Get them from Stock X for $199+ (available in men's sizes 4–17).

    18. And a matching Bel-Air mesh jersey so you can feel absolutely freshhh to deathhh in your '90s-inspired colors, while still being comfy., Amazon

    Promising review: "Loved it! I purchased this to go with my Bel-Air Jordans and it matched PERFECT! It was a little loose around the waist area but I was fine with that due to the look I was going for." —T.Dimples

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (available in unisex sizes XS–3XL and 20 colors).

    19. A graphic sweatshirt featuring a very '90s photo of Will Smith and Jazzy Jeff that'll go great with pretty much any jeans and sneakers in your closet.

    model wearing the gray sweatshirt with a black and white image of Will and Jazz on the front
    Fresh Prince Store

    Get it from Fresh Prince Store for $65 (available in sizes S–XXL).

    20. Fresh Princess by Denene Millner — a children's book inspired by The Fresh Prince, but with a fun new twist about a little girl who moves to a new neighborhood. This sweet story is meant to encourage kids to proudly stand out and be themselves.

    the cover of Fresh Princess

    Note that this storyline isn't related to the series at all, it's just inspired by it. However, reviewers said that their kids really enjoyed the images and it even helped some kids cope with going through moves themselves. It's also important for all kids to see more kids of color on the cover of their books.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.89 or Bookshop for $17.47.

    21. A sticker set featuring two of Will's most memorable fashion moments, one of him and Carlton, and one of him hugging Uncle Phil. Uhhg, just seeing that sticker makes me want to tear up! RIP Uncle Phil. 💔

    the four stickers featuring two of Will, one of him and carlton, and one of him hugging uncle phil
    Fresh Princess Designs / Etsy

    Promising review: "These stickers are so DOPE! I absolutely love them. Super high quality and waterproof so I can put them on a water bottle without getting ruined. Can’t wait to buy more! These definitely didn’t disappoint. :)" —Kristi Orange

    Fresh Princess Designs is a Chicago-based Etsy shop that sells personalized and pop culture-themed stickers.

    Get the set of four from Fresh Princess Designs on Etsy for $12 (also sold individually).

    22. A limited edition crate perfect for any Fresh Prince super fan so you can get a variety of dope curated merch all at once. From notebooks to a fanny pack to limited edition pins, you can't go wrong with either option!

    Fresh Prince Store

    Crate option #2 includes: A ‘90s graphic long-sleeve tee, Bel-Air basketball hat, notebook set, Fresh Prince 30th Anniversary enamel pin, a pillow, and tech case.

    Create option #3 includes: A Fresh Prince 16-bit hoodie, fanny pack, set of two high ball glass set, tech sticker, and a16-bit pin.

    Crate option #1 is currently sold out.

    Get it from Fresh Prince Store for $55 (available in three options).

    23. And a coaster set featuring a beautiful portrait of the royal family — um, I mean the Banks family — to add the perfect conversation starter to your coffee table.

    four coasters featuring an illustrated portrait of the whole banks family on a tan background
    PJ Kreations Co / Etsy

    Promising review: "So dope! Well made. Great customer service." —Saira Cooper

    PJ Kreations Co is a woman-owned shop that sells digital prints, coasters, greetings cards, and more. The coasters are handmade of cork and ceramic tile.

    Get a set of four from PJ Kreations Co on Etsy for $32.

    You when all your new goodies come in the mail:


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