Out of Print’s “Harry Potter” Collection Brings Us Back to Books
Ever since the Harry Potter films were released and merchandise became easily available, I have felt a flutter of excitement every time I find an item that hearkens back to the books. It reminds me of the early days of my obsession, before there was official branding and licensing, before there was too much to choose from, when every find was a stroke of luck that felt like magic. If you long for the pre-movie days of Harry Potter merchandise and hold the books sacred, Out of Print is the brand for you. In addition to making awesome apparel celebrating beloved books, they also donate books and support literacy programs around the world. Check out some of the cool options they offer.
Out of Print shirts have a simple elegance to them with just an iconic book cover. They offer plenty of variety with unisex, women’s, plus size, V-necks, kid’s, and sweatshirts so you can find the best style and fit for you, but the imagery remains those instantly recognizable Mary GrandPré covers. Plus, these shirts are super soft, so you can be both comfortable and nostalgic.
Another great offering from Out of Print is their socks. You can get all seven book covers printed across your legs, as well as mismatched socks that would please Dobby, pairs inspired by Harry and Ron’s Christmas jumpers, and more.
Bags and Pouches
The Mary GrandPré covers are also available on tote bags and zipper pouches. The illustrations are printed in black and white with a fun pop of color for the title, and the design even includes the back cover on the flip side, meaning – yes – you can even have little Ginny Weasley on your Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets bag.
Perhaps the most unique pieces in Out of Print’s Potter collection are the pouch charms with Mary GrandPré illustrations that aren’t featured in the books. It’s truly rare to see these images on merchandise nowadays. From Quidditch to the Mirror of Erised to the Three Broomsticks, each one depicts a memorable scene from the books in GrandPré’s signature style. They come with a little clip so you can attach them to your keys, plus a lightning bolt charm on the zipper, and they’re the perfect size to hold your cash, cards, and change.
If you’re a literature lover beyond Potter, check out Out of Print’s other merchandise. From classic American novels like The Great Gatsby to childhood favorites like Curious George, there’s something for everyone. And thanks to Out of Print’s charitable work, you’re giving back every time you treat yourself. Shop all our recommendations from Out of Print below: