Mattel has just paid a beautiful tribute to Vera Wang. On May 5, the world’s leading businesswoman and fashion designer received a Barbie doll inspired by her.
The piece is part of the line Tribute Collection of Barbie, which celebrates those who have left their mark on culture with their contributions.
Wang has proven herself one of the best in her field by building her brand into an empire and being honored as Womenswear Designer of the Year in 2005, which is why Mattel decided to honor her by creating a Barbie doll inspired by her physical qualities.
The Barbie Vera Wang doll was also inspired by the collection of ready-to-wear de Wang from 2017 and features a monochromatic outfit with a black jumpsuit under a chiffon dress with wide sleeves, high heels and a belt. peplum.
For her part, Wang said she felt honored to be part of Barbie Tribute Collection and, of course, being represented by “the ultimate icon” in fashion.
While I have been honored to have created so many looks for Barbie over the years, from weddings to red carpets, a Barbie in my likeness is something I could never have imagined. Barbie is the ultimate icon and represents us all, and over the decades, she has continued to evolve, to every changing standard of women, while reflecting great changes in our society, if not the world.
– Vera Wang, fashion designer
The Barbie Tribute Collection Vera Wang doll includes a base stand and her certificate of authenticity, ideal for collectors. Best of all, it can be purchased at the official website from Mattel in the amount of 40 dollars.