The doll that everyone’s talking about! The Blonds Blond Diamond Barbie Doll, inspired by the final outfit in The Blonds’ fall 2008 show, has made such blingy waves in the fashion world that even the New York Times featured news about the collaboration. Here are just a few of the media mentions (with photos), thanks to a special “Hot Off the Barbie Press.”
First Look: The Blonds Barbie Doll
“It appears you're never too old to play with dolls,” the piece begins. “The Blonds created a blingy Barbie inspired by the final outfit from their debut fall 2008 show, worn by Candice Swanepoel.”
Barbie’s Glam Makeover, Courtesy of The Blonds
“From the runway to the playroom, Barbie knows how to keep it glam! Mattel tapped The Blonds designers Phillipe and David Blond to create a look for Barbie, and this is the ultra-fabulous result…”
Barbie Gets the Ultimate Makeover
“You know you've made it when the world's most iconic and famous blonde is wearing your clothes!”
When Barbie Met The Blonds
Corbin Chamberlin, New York Times, 8/10/12
Writing for the “On the Runway” blog, Mr. Chamberlin provides a concise summary of The Blonds’ relationship with Barbie, with quotes from David and Phillipe that reveal some of their fashion sensibilities and philosophies.
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