Monday, 16 November 2009

Barbie Gets a Fashion Makeover

The new line of Barbie Fashionista dolls by Mattel Features Barbie in all the season's key trends. In the past, she's been dressed by Armani, Burberry, Givenchy Haute Couture, Donna Karen, Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein and Dior.

As one of the world's top fashion icons, Barbie has always embraced the latest fashions and trends. Taking inspiration from the catwalk, the Barbie Fashionistas are wearing this seasons key trends including nautical stripes and bold prints.

To celebrate the launch of the dolls, Mattel has also produced a music video titled ‘Do the Barbie’ set to a new, re-recorded version of the 90s hit song ‘Barbie Girl’.

There are six Barbie Fashionista dolls to collect: Sassy, Cutie, Girly, Glam, Artsy and Wild, each in outfits designed to match their distinct personality, including a glam evening dress, a rock 'n' roll look and a hippy style printed dress. Junior’s favourite is Girly Barbie, who opts for a classic Barbie look with an adorable pink party dress, and a sophisticated classical haircut.

Suitable for children aged 3+, they are available at for £9.99.