Badgley Mischka Barbie (featured) is only one of the limited edition fashion designer Barbies on the market.
There's also the Lanvin limited edition porcelain dolls and Karl Lagerfeld's Chanel Bearbrick dolls as collectibles. Fendi is handling the very limited edition Mischka Barbies for store windows and VIP clients. Kirna Zabete, a SoHo boutique is joining the doll fashion parade of collectibles too.
Implications - In today's world, consumers are looking for alternative ways to satisfy their desires. Many individuals who cannot access a product via the traditional way may look for a second method. Fashion enthusiasts who may not be able to afford the luxury clothing of a high-end fashion label will still be able to satisfy their yearnings by purchasing a doll wearing significantly scaled-down and less expensive versions of the design they want.