What fashion icon is more timeless than Barbie? As proven at New York fashion week, the answer is likely no one. The beautiful blonde doll is a piece of pop culture history and her 50th anniversary was celebrated style by 51 top tier designers!
Thanks to designers, Fifty-one designers like Donna Karen, Diane Von Furstenberg, Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, and Marchesa, fans around the world were able to drink in the visual splendor that marked Barbie’s 50th birthday.
“The showed opened with a visual biography of the Barbie story and then flashed into a heart monitor beeping into action, to show that the doll was coming alive,” Look said.
“Fifty-one models strutted down the catwalk in an array of costumes that included a pink, butterfly printed dress from Juicy Couture, a green prom dress from Betsy Johnson and a signature wrap dress from Diane Von Furstenburg.”
After being stuck on tip-toes for 50 years, missing ribs, and lacking nipples and other lady-parts, this blonde bombshell certainly deserves to be celebrated for her fashion sacrifices.
Bringing Fashion Dolls to Life
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