She’s blondie, she has big eyes and she’s beautiful…she’s Barbie.
The Barbie is celebrating 50 years in 2009 and for the occasion is launching a book with clothes by Givenchy, Versace, Vera Wang, Donna Karan and Zac Posen, she will be the sponsor of the next Fashion Week in New York (her birthplace in the 1959) toghether with Mattel, that makes the “little model” since ever, and many other events are planned to celebrate her birthday.
She’s always been an “icon of style” since her first appearance, she changed her style following the trends and the fashions of the moment. She has been a bride, a model, an University Cheerleaders, an astronaut and much more. Over 100 of designers made her clothes: Dior, Balenciaga, Saint Laurent, Armani and many more. In 1985, even Andy Warhol celebrated the doll in a famous painting.
For that Anniversary, Christian Louboutin, famous shoes designer, will create a pair of pump in Pantone Barbie 219 Pink in her honour. The shoes, as the 50 world-renowned fashion designers’ creations, will be presented on February 14 during the Mattel fashion show in the Tent at Bryant Park in NYC. All the 50 clothes will have only one pair of shoes : the Pink Louboutin. Lucky her!!!