Not so long ago it became known that Margot Robbie will play Barby in the new film, shooting of which will start soon. While Internet users hotly debated the choice of actress for the lead role, and speculate about the plot of the future picture SPLETNIK.RU decided to recall that links to the most popular doll in the world with the fashion industry.
The legendary Barbie doll has now decided to devote a whole film for decades was not only the cherished dream of hundreds of thousands of children around the world, but also inspiration for designers. No, not just ready-made collections of fashion Houses, which are on the main catwalks of the world: Jeremy Scott, for example, devoted a whole Barbie fashion show in 2014.
Then, by the way, the designer himself helped to perpetuate: Barbie and Ken in the style of Moschino, which released in 2016, inspired by the images of Scott and model Stella Maxwell.
Ken and Barbie Moschino / Stella Maxwell and Jeremy Scott
Many designers of Barbie inspired when they were kids. Setting aside the soldiers and cars, they enthusiastically dressed dolls, trying their hand at fashion design and the production of future fashion show. And someone and the first serious work in the field of fashion has been associated with the creation of images for dolls.
So, Jason Wu, who became famous after Michelle Obama appeared in a dress from his collection at the ball in honor of the inauguration of Barack Deceptions, began his career in the industry in the position of puppet designer outfits. However, work the designer is not Mattel, which produces Barbie and Integrity Toys.
Michelle and Barack Obama
However, the ability to dress the most famous doll in the world — honor and well established fashion designers and brands. Well, in older children there is a new dream — to become the face of Barbie. Personalized dolls has long been a rarity on the shelves of toy stores, but for a collector’s item hunt, not only children but also adults.
Barbie in honor of the film “Birds” (Birds) Alfred Hitchcock
Barbie, inspired by the poster Yes, we can!The first Barbie in a hijab, inspired by the fencer Ebtihag Muhammad
Manufacturers have always tried to position Barbie as a role model for girls. What, however, is often criticized for a long time the doll was too unrealistic the parameters of the figure, and the image of her life, judging by the accompanying accessories, was something of a cross between an exemplary housewife and always resting on the coast of California glamour girl, but today the situation is changing.
On the way Barbie worked: today, she has mastered a variety of professions, joined bodypositive and different religions. But Barbie model still continues to occupy its place in the list of collaborations with Mattel. Perhaps because the very first doll, created in honor of celebrities were Barbie-Twiggy.
The resemblance was rather conventional, but in 1967 it was clearly a breakthrough, primarily in marketing. Niche toy doppelgangers celebrities and heroes of the screen, Mattel and today holds firmly, immediately responding to the anniversary of the cult TV series like x-files (X-Files) or another movie premiere. For example, not so long ago on sale Barbie is Mary Poppins.
Barbie and Ken in honor of the film “Mary Poppins returns”
Then name the dolls got and supermodels of the 90s, and Natalia Vodianova, and Ashley Graham, and even very young Gigi Hadid, too, has already become the prototype for this doll. Those who are not yet fortunate enough to be immortalized, strongly implying that they are also suitable for this role. Recently, the image of Barbie has starred Kylie Jenner.
Naomi Campbell with her Barbie, 1996Karen Mulder with his Barbie, 1996
Well the first fashion brand, which began to cooperate Barbie was Oscar de la Renta in the 80-ies. It should be noted that many designers went back to creating outfits for popular dolls again and again. So, Oscar de la Renta has dressed the fashionista toy still in 1998, a dozen outfits were noted and Bob Mackie (the same one that created the most legendary outfits cher) — including trusted him to create a gown to the 45th anniversary of the Barbie doll.
Barbie-cher created by Bob Mackie
But the most recognizable fashion collaboration was a Barbie in the image of Karl Lagerfeld — it went on sale in September 2014 and sold out in minutes! However, as is often the case with hyponymy things, soon the doll was back on the online market at inflated prices from Resellers.
List of fashion collaborations with vremnem is only growing. Seem to have year passes that Barbie was not tried on another couture dress. So, at the end of 2018, the market received a series of dolls in iconic outfits from Yves Saint Laurent.
And now we offer you louder to include the hit Barbie Girl from the band Aqua, the nostalgia and admire the most famous examples of cooperation Barbie with fashion brands.
And what was your favorite Barbie?