Purple Kiss (stylized as PURPLE K!SS) is a group formed in 2020 by RBW Entertainment. It is the next girl band from the company after Mamamoo. The group is composed of seven members including Goeun, Jieun, Ireh, Dosie, Chaein, Yuki and Swan. They are highly involved in the production of their music and create their own choreography.
Although the members released the singles My Heart Skip a Beat at the end of 2020, and Can We Talk Again in February the following year, they officially debuted on March 15, 2021 with their first mini album titled Into Violet and the lead single Ponzona.
There are few official Purple Kiss merchandise available at the moment. That includes the pin badges released in conjunction with the premieres of the records Into Violet and Hide & Seek. If you're looking for some other cool collectibles you can think about the physical editions of their albums, or the unofficial, fan made items. The official Purple Kiss light stick has not been yet released.
We all know that the physical editions of the KPop releases are one of the most popular memorabilia among the fans. And of course the first album of the group can be considered as a nice piece of Purple Kiss merchandise to own.
The debut extended play of the group Into Violet came out under RBW on March 15, 2021 and is available in 1 physical version. It consists sevent tracks including the intro Crown, the main song Ponzona, Again, Skip Skip, Hello, Period and previously released Can We Talk and My Heart Skip a Beat. It was manufactured by Yein Art, Inc. and distributed by Kakao M Corp.
It reached number 11 on tha Gaon Weekly chart, which is a good result when it comes to a debuting KPop group.
Physically the EP is available in 1 version of a dimensions of 140 x 190 x 30 mm. Inside the package you will find some interesting Purple Kiss merchandise including a CD disk with all 7 tracks in a purple envelope (118 x 118 mm), an photo book with the name of the group on the cover and containing 84 pages full of pictures taken during the promotional photoshoot (128 x 177 mm), a ticket with a photo of all members on one side and the title of the EP on the other (55 x 140 mm), 1 sheet of 2 removable stickers showcasing a single member of Purple Kiss, and 2 random photo cards chosen out of 14 different sheets (2 per each member).
The sticker sheet is available in 7 different variants and measures 65 x 160 mm. The photo cards are of the typical dimensions we can find in a majority of KPop albums nowadays and measure 55 x 85 mm. All pieces of Purple Kiss merchandise come in a sturdy elegant light purple box with a shiny square foil detail on the cover, and the KOMCA (Korean Music Copyright Association) sticker on the back, proving the authenticity of the product.
A group poster was included in the pre-order packages. Its size is 405 x 610 mm and is selected out of 3 variants.
While waiting for the official memorabilia and the official Purple Kiss light stick you should definitely think about getting something made by fans. The fans can be very creative and make their own Purple Kiss merchandise. They often offer these items online on various e-commerce websites where a typical fan like me and you can purchase them for a very affordable prices.
The items feature the logos related to the group and other interesting designs. The designs can be also found on many print on demand websites, which offer an interesting service. You can simply find the design you're the most interested in and personalize a particular item with the design. The graphic or artwork by a fan can be then printed onto the item and the final product can be delivered to your home address.
If you are a creative person with a lot of talent you can also try to create your own design and upload it yourself. There are plenty of different kinds of things you can choose from including pieces of fashion and stationery. The most popular Purple Kiss merchandise will probably be hoodies, T-shirts, phone cases and mugs.
But you can also find there other interesting items including floor mats, blankets, coasters and stickers. As you can see there are many possibilities for you if the official stuff is not available and you are not able to buy it.