Starbucks unveils new seasonal cups, treats and reusable cup initiative

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If there's one thing we look forward to every year, it's the festive JOY that Starbucks brings us.

Yep, it's finally the Yuletide now that Halloween's over and Christmas is on its way.

Basically, fall is so yesterday, and to prove winter is officially the new hot topic, Starbucks just unveiled their highly-anticipated festive offerings for the holidays. And no one loves to get people in the mood for the holidays like the execs at Starbucks, which, starting tomorrow, will debut its new collection of holiday cups - thus setting off everyone's least favorite tradition: hearing idiots get worked up about Starbucks cups.

The "Flora" holiday cup features mint-green leaves and bright red berries, while the "Espresso Houndstooth" cup boasts a red and white retro Espresso Houndstooth design meant to mimic a flame, a nod to Starbucks Christmas Blend Espresso Roast.

They have also introduced a reusable red, while stocks last! That same year, at a campaign rally, then-candidate Donald Trump also criticized the cups, suggesting that there was "No more "Merry Christmas" at Starbucks".

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Brewer said Starbucks realized that last year's cup design "didn't resonate with some, but it did resonate with others".

In 2017, Starbucks went a different route - crafting a white design with doodles that encouraged customers to decorate and color the cup to their liking.

Well, hello there November - you're looking well!

In a statement to the Post, Starbucks spokeswoman Sanja Gould said that, above all, the company aspires to create a "real sense of community and connection between our baristas and customers".

You'll get one for free if you order one of the winter, or holiday, beverages and you'll be encouraged to reuse that cup until January 7, 2019 for a 50 cent discount on drinks purchased after 2 p.m.

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