Every Fashion-loving girl has had at least one or a handful of Barbie Dolls growing up. Dressing her up with the array of clothes and miniature accesories that you’ve collected over the years (through Birthday and Christmas gifts) did eventually teach you how to doll yourselves up as adults. Barbie was undeniably my very first style guru.
If Barbie influenced your sense of style and you have a passion for fashion, then be prepared to blow your plastic heads off with this list of limited edition Barbie Dolls designed by some of our favourite fashion houses.
Barbie is smartly attired for a day of high-powered and high style business in typical Anne Klein fashion. Accessories include a black belt with a lion head buckle, chain link gold tone necklace and gold tone link earrings, black purse with “Anne Klein” logo and black pumps.
Clad in head-to-toe Anna Sui, Barbie is the picture of Bohemian chic. Her black, crochet-look shawl straight out of the 1970s! She pairs straight-cut, denim-type trousers tucked into faux suede cowboy boots embellished with butterflies.
Barbie wears an elegant re-creation of an original Giorgio Armani gown. She carries an evening purse of taupe crepe embellished with crystals. The perfect final accessories are hematite earrings and necklace.
Badgley Mischka creates a fabulous Barbie that captures the brand’s signature elegance, glitz and glamour. A pink charmeuse flower worn on the bodice, delicate chiffon shawl and glittering crystal earrings are perfect for the red carpet or a gala event reflecting all the best of Badgley Mischka.
A creation of genius from famed American designer Bill Blass. Barbie’s unique hairstyle and face paint complete the couture styling.
Barbie celebrates the proud tradition of the Burberry of London fashion label with the classic tan trench coat lined with signature Burberry plaid. Accessories include a matching plaid scarf with red reverse, plaid messenger bag, and black shoes with spats.
Barbie is dressed from head to toe in Calvin Klein! She wears a real denim skirt with an authentic CK label and her trendy grey crop top is covered by a denim jacket. Her accessories include an adorable back pack, a CK windbreaker with, of course, a big Calvin Klein logo on the back, sneakers and a baseball cap. Even her underwear sports the familiar Calvin Klein logo.
Inspired by classic Hollywood glamour and designed with a wink of whimsy, Barbie comes with miniature versions of some of Charlotte Olympia’s most recognizable designs and Bruce, the brand’s leopard mascot.
Barbie wears only the most fabulous clothing, designed by the world’s premier designer, Christian Dior even revealing golden leaf earrings.
Barbie by Christian Louboutin receives a complete head-to-toe Parisian makeover as envisioned by Christian. Inspired by legendary beauties such as Nefertiti and Marilyn Monroe, Barbie goes ultra modern glam with sleek makeup, a fiery red mane of luscious locks and, of course, Christian Louboutin shoes designed especially for Barbie! All shoes feature Louboutin’s signature red soles and each pair comes with a matching miniature shoe bag and box.
Barbie wears a Classic Trench in Tattersall, an exact replica of the popular Coach style, along with a striped sweater and an ultrasuede skirt. The turnlocks on the skirt are exact replicas of the Coach handbag turnlocks. But it’s her red Classic Duffle that marks a fashion milestone – this is Barbie’s first genuine leather bag made from start to finish in a Coach factory with the same care and attention given to every Coach bag and includes a drawstring dust bag too.
Sporting a fabulous Donna Karan-designed ensemble, Barbie wears a black mock turtleneck, sarong skirt, red fringed shawl, black hose and a beret. Accessories include a purse, black sunglasses, and a Bloomingdale’s shopping bag.
Diane Von Furstenberg
With passport in hand and designer luggage by her side, the Diane von Furstenberg Barbie is ready to jet-set in style dressed in a pink and white patterned wrap dress, a style synonymous with DVF.
It’s high fashion and high drama for Barbie as she wears a reproduction of an original Escada design. Escada Barbie features long, rooted eyelashes, a stunning silk stole, long beaded earrings and ultimate glamour.
Barbie wears a classic reproduction of a 1956 gown by world-famous fashion designer Givenchy known for upscale, elegant glamour.
Herve Ledger by Max Azaria
Wrapped in authentic Hervé Léger by Max Azria bandages and yarns, the outfits are manufactured at the same factory that produces the full designer collection.
The designing duo of Juicy Couture responsible for the fashion revolution which lets women dress up while dressing down is the inspiration for the Juicy Couture Barbie. Pamela Skaist-Levy and Gela Nash-Taylor as Juicy Couture Barbie wear the signature tracksuit pieces and lots of other very juicy accessories! Both dolls wear matching re-creations of the layered silk chiffon dress that’s part of Juicy Couture’s Couture Couture line. Glamorous accessories include earrings, rings, necklaces, fab fur coats, and of course their signature bracelets, some of the most coveted accessories in Hollywood.
Taking inspiration from the designer’s signature style, Barbie Lagerfeld is dressed in the designer’s likeness with accents taken from the real KARL LAGERFELD line.
Barbie is dressed in an outfit that reflects Kate’s personal style.The dog perched at the edge of the bag is modelled after Kate’s friendly and loyal dog.
Barbie and Ken features the iconic couple rocking the same bold looks Jeremy Scott and Stella Maxwell wore to the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards. Fantastically coiffed hair completes this retro-inspired reinvention of Barbie in Moschino as Caucasian and African American.
Oscar de la Renta
Renowned designer Oscar de la Renta has created a stunning and romantic gown exclusively for Barbie. A bodice of luxurious golden brocade is overlaid with chocolate coloured lace and dazzled with sequins and beads. Inspired by the runway “Something Blue” bridal look, it is a take-your-breath-away vision in this ivory, embroidered lace over chiffon trumpet gown which personifies the designer’s passion for interpreting romance in a stylish modern way.
Barbie is clad in Paul Frank pajamas featuring Julius the cheeky monkey. Ready to relax after a long day of shopping, Barbie comes with a Paul Frank shopping bag plus all miniature Paul Frank shopping goodies.
Rock & Roll couturier Philipp Plein was selected to create a 50th anniversary Barbie for the Feb 9th, 2009 world’s biggest toy fair in Nurnberg, Germany. The occasion was one-of-a-kind so Philipp gave Barbie the royal treatment. The dress was decorated by hand with 600-700 crystallised Swarovski Elements. Barbie Collector introduces a Platinum Label doll inspired by the OOAK creation only distributed at selected retailers in Germany as well as the House of Barbie in Shanghai and a very limited number in Canada and the United States.
A tribute to timeless, feminine style, the Ralph Lauren Barbie captures the essence of an elegant American lifestyle. Clothed in authentic Ralph Lauren designs and available exclusively at Bloomingdale’s, this doll reflects a classic heritage infused with modern character.
Because it’s Tarina Tarantino, this doll’s all about the accessories! From bling drop earrings to sparkly necklaces, pink ring, bracelets and Barbie accented belt, this girl’s got style! Rooted eyelashes and pink puckered lips adds to her charm.
Make it work! Fashion consultant and television personality, Tim Gunn, brings his expertise to Barbie® with timeless outfits. Includes handbag, sunglasses, miniature phone and Tim Gunn book. The Tim Gunn Collection has seperate Accesory Packs to add to Barbie’s wardrobe.
Barbie pops on a pink miniskirt, logo leggings and black top with signature skull heart and bones, carries a large bag from the brand, then adds bracelets, a belt and sky-high sparkly silvery shoes! This funky fashionista features trendy tattoos and a pink bob. With cactus friend, Bastardino, by her side, she’s ready for fun in fashion-forward form!
Vera Wang Bride – The Traditionalist Barbie – captures the luxury, impeccable detailing and superior workmanship that define Vera Wang. Based on the celebrated “Dovima” gown, it features a flattering strapless bodice and mermaid-style waist, flowering into a full skirt. Vera Wang Bride – The Romanticist Barbie – was created under the direction of the designer herself, this lovely Barbie embodies the romance of the bride and her gown.
Couture design, recognizable flair and unmistakable elegance are signatures of Versace. The Versace Barbie wears an alluring sleeveless taupe gown with a long hip hugging bodice of laced taupe ribbon above ruffles of chiffon falling vertically to the floor creating a sumptuous sense of motion.
The Zac Posen Ken & Barbie redefines modern luxury. Known for his innate ability to create modern, playful twists on supremely sophisticated couture, the designer spares no details here. Accessories include all the accoutrements a designer may need: bolts of fabric, sewing notions, and a bulletin board with pinned inspiration.
Barbie wears an exquisite re-creation of a Zuhair Murad design seen at a Hollywood premiere complete with a beautiful blonde updo and drop earrings.
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