Oscar de la Renta Barbie Doll Launches
Posted on April 17, 2016
Mattel and Oscar de la Renta have collaborated on the Oscar de la Renta Barbie doll. Designer Oscar de la Renta was the first to design for Barbie in 1985. He also designed for Barbie and 1998. The latest doll features a look inspired by the “Something Blue” bridal look.Robert Best, Senior Design Director at Barbie, says in the announcement, "We are honored to work with the Oscar de la Renta team on this beautiful design capturing their signature bridal look in Barbie scale. Barbie is the only girl who can have a closet full of wedding dresses without ever walking down the aisle."
Barbie look features an ivory, embroidered lace over chiffon, trumpet gown. Barbie's bridal gown has a light blue train. The jewelry pieces are exact replicas of those worn on the runway in Spring 2014. Barbie also wears a delicate rhinestone ring and carries a bouquet made of tulle. Her shoes are gold-accented ivory pumps. Barbie's hair is in a chignon.
Alex Bolen, CEO of Oscar de la Renta LLC says in a statement, “We are so pleased to partner [again] with Mattel in the creation of the Oscar de la Renta Bridal Barbie. Like us, Mattel makes beautiful products with the utmost precision and highest standards of quality. Our third partnership, spanning over the course of 30 years, is a testament to the timelessness of both of our brands."
The dolls costs $175 and can be purchased here on the Barbie Collector website.