10 things you didn't know about My Little Pony - including a new clothing collection

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From Lady Gaga to Alice Vandy - here's why everyone still loves My Little Pony...

Alice Vandy - My Little Pony - Topshop clothing collection - handbag.com
Prepare to feel overexcited, astoundingly nostalgic and a little bit old all at the same time - My Little Pony celebrates its 30th birthday this year. Yes really!

So to celebrate, we've dug out 10 facts you may or may not have known about everyone's favourite 80s icon.

MLP FACT 1: Lady Gaga has said that My Little Pony inspired both her Born This Way single and album. "I had My Little Ponies, I was obsessed with the idea of a creature that was born with something magical that sort of made them the misfit in the world of the stallion."

MLP FACT 2: Parisian boutique Collette is celebrating the My Little Pony 30th birthday with 30 exclusive sweatshirts designed by Andrea Crews

MLP FACT 3: Over 100 million My Little Pony toys have been sold to date

MLP FACT 4: There's an adult male group of My Little Pony fans called Bronies

MLP FACT 5: My Little Pony has had 4 different looks in its lifetime, and has a dedicated fan base for each



MLP FACT 6: The My Little Pony movie was released in 1986, with voices provided by Danny Devito, Rhea Perlman and Tony Randall

MLP FACT 7: My Little Pony made comic book history by topping the charts as IDW Publishing's best selling comic ever, outselling Star Trek and Transformers

MLP FACT 8: Since the My Little Pony game was released on iTunes last year, it's had over 14.5million downloads

MLP FACT 9: Over 100 My Little Ponies live in their special world called Equestria

MLP FACT 10: My Little Pony trading cards are being sold on ebay for over $500 per piece!

Enjoy that? We've got one more fact for you - My Little Pony has teamed up with designer Alice Vandy to launch an exclusive collection of limited edition prints at London's Topshop flagship store.

Shopping trip to Oxford Street anyone?



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