All posts tagged: Barbie

i want: Cat Burglar Barbie by Christian Louboutin 

I wasn’t sure what to expect when I heard about Christain Louboutin doing a Barbie. I do like what he’s come up with. It’s sold out at the moment. Limited edition Christian Louboutin for Barbie 'Cat Burglar' doll with red hair and green eyes. Barbie wears a black catsuit and Differa sandals, comes with 3 extra pairs of mini Louboutin shoes; Miss ankle boots, Claudia peep-toes and Altameche knee-high boots, each with a box and shoe bag. Barbie comes with a stand and is presented in a brown designer-style box with a copy of Christian and Barbie’s travel journal. image:  NET-A-PORTER.COM

i want: Barbie by Comme des Garçons

Love the Commes des Garçons. The dress is perfect. For the very first time, Barbie is dressed by Rei Kawakubo, and forms part of Jingle Flowers, Comme des Garçons’ new nonsense theme for the Xmas holidays. Wearing a sleeveless silk-lined floral dress in the Jingle Flowers photo-style print graphic, which features a full asymmetric-cut skirt that stands away from the body, this limited edition Barbie forms part of the Barbie Collector Platinum Label Collection, and comes in its own box featuring the Jingle Flowers print, and display stand. image: Dezeen

TEFW – Barbie by David Dixon Spring 2010

After the David Dixon Spring 2010 collection was Barbie by David Dixon. I’m gonna be honest, Barbie and I don’t get along. I don’t have the same connection to here that many people had. She awakened no particular love of fashion in me. I didn’t go in thinking that I would walk out a fan. I was right. I liked the first set of black and white looks and the sequined stuff. But overall it was too pink and too many polka dots. The pocket details didn’t grab me either. It was very accessible and lots of people loved it. It’s just not my style. David used coated tyvek, cotton, wool, organza, jacquard, bengaline, silk, taffeta and chiffon fabrics in the collection. The colour palette was black, white, grey, and pink of various shares. The men’s looks threw me for a loop. I liked the first look and thought the model was really beautiful. So out of the two collection I like the signature one more. It was directional and interesting to me. Prior to …