« Barbie™ goes to Miami Art Basel » is the theme of the Moschino Cheap and Chic Spring/Summer 2014 Collection.
Other Barbie™-inspired collections and items : Barbie™ @ DSM (to celebrate Barbie™’s 50th anniversary, London’s Dover Street Market presented, in April 2009, the Henry Holland-curated « Barbie™ space », with collaborations from various designers, including Jeremy Scott, who created a « Barbie™ logo skating » dress), Barbie™ by MNG Jeans (line of 6 T-shirts, launched by Mango in June 2008), Barbie™ Loves Stila (2 makeup lines, launched in the Spring of 2009, then in the Summer of 2009, to recreate the looks of Barbie™), Jeremy Laing Spring/Summer 2014 (the idea of this collection was « Malibu Beach Barbie™ goes to a rave »), Louise Gray Spring/Summer 2013 (Louise Gray designed 3 adult-sized looks, based on Barbie™, which were unveiled at her Barbie™-sponsored show, on September 17, 2012 ; a special one-off Barbie™ doll, dressed by Louise Gray, was later released), Molly Goddard for ASOS Spring/Summer 2013 (« Barbie™ meets the Spice Girls » was the theme of this 4-dress collection), Viktor & Rolf Spring/Summer 2012 (for the makeup of this doll-themed show, Pat McGrath thought about what kind of makeup a modern Barbie™ would apply).
Furthermore, in February 2009, as part of Mattel®’s global anniversary celebration, 50 designers created looks for Barbie™’s 50th birthday, which were presented by real models at the Barbie™ Fashion Show, in New York.
Among the numerous brands who have dressed Barbie™, the most recent one is Hervé Léger by Max Azria, who has created a Barbie™ doll, which will be released in October 2013, as part of the « Barbie™ Collector » collection.
Photo : Courtesy of Moschino Cheap and Chic