Bag Boy Karlito is getting a female companion. Mattel Inc., creator of Barbie doll has announced the release date for Barbie Largerfeld. The limited edition Karl Lagerfeld Barbie will go on sale during the Paris Fashion Week on September 29th at select Karl Lagerfeld boutiques and Collette in Paris. Online it will be sold on thebarbiecollection.com and Karl’s launch partner for all things Lagerfeld, Net-a-porter.com. This haute-couture Lagerfeld look-a-like Barbie doesn’t come cheap however, it costs a pretty penny with the announced €200 or $200 price tag.
Just like Karlito, Barbie Lagerfeld has borrowed her style from the iconic designer. She is dressed in a tailored black jacket, white high-collared men’s shirt with French cuffs and black satin cravat finished off with fitted black jeans featuring the iconic all-over head print. She likewise wears accessories synonymous with Lagerfeld that includes sunglasses, black fingerless gloves, and black ankle boots. Rounding up fashionable Barbie’s accessories is the black leather purse with silver metallic accents. She even sports designer’s signature shock of white hair.
Only 999 of it will be made. The Barbie Lagerfeld is expected to be a hit among fashion loving Barbie collectors.
Source: Karl Lagerfeld