mattel styles karl lagerfeld into limited edition barbie doll mattel styles karl lagerfeld into limited edition barbie doll
jul 18, 2014

mattel styles karl lagerfeld into limited edition barbie doll

 

karl lagerfeld’s influence on the fashion world is undeniable. the creative director of chanel is known for his cutting edge couture and equally radical runway shows — the french fashion house’s autumn/winter 2014 ready-to-wear show took the shape of a chic supermarket. so nothing is more fitting than seeing the german-born fashion designer being glamorized in the form of a limited edition barbie.

 

mattel has announced that later this year it will be releasing a doll that represents everything that defines creative director of chanel – from the high-collared crisp white shirt complete with a necktie, black jeans and tailored jacket, sunglasses, right down to the most important details – his signature fingerless gloves.

 

the global vice president of barbie product design, kim culmone stated: ‘it’s not everyday that barbie dresses like the world’s most famous designer.’ to date the only glimpse we have of lagerfeld barbie is a concept sketch drafted by robert best, a regular designer for the fashion doll.

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