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15 Old School Brand Mascots Whose Updated Looks Made Us Say 'Whoa'

February 11, 2021 32.8k votes 2.7k voters 35.6k views15 items

List RulesVote up the brand mascots who have the best new looks.

Popular brands usually come with easily-identifiable mascots. It's the image we have in our heads when we hear the company's name in our day-to-day life. The best of these have been around for decades, introducing several generations to a beloved character. But with that longevity comes at least a bit of modernization. 

Updating a mascot is a tricky proposition. Go too far and the once-beloved mascot is now patronizing towards the valuable, younger demographic these companies are trying to appease. These brands took a few different approaches to their updates from the classic looks we grew up with. Which ones are the best?