Posts Tagged ‘style’

So Mattel is a sponsor of NY Fashion Week this year, and it’s also the 50th anniversary of the Barbie doll. Thus, the Barbie fashion show was born. Lots of fab designers created outfits inspired by Barbie (and more than one of the models looked exactly like a real-life version of her… creepy), including Diane Von Furstenburg, Zac Posen, and Alexander Wang. Some of the outfits were spot-on:

While others were, well… not:

You can view the entire collection here, at The Cut. (All images taken from their slideshow.)

What do you think? Did they sucessfully capture the spirit of America’s favorite plaything?

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(Images courtesy of WSJ fashion blog and CNN.com, respectively)

“The one-of-a-kind gown made especially for the First Lady is made of ivory silk chiffon, embellished with organza and Swarovski crystal rhinestones and silver thread embroidery, according to one of Wu’s publicists.”  -CNN.com

So pretty! And stylish! Love!

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Image courtesy of Reuters via Boston.com

Michelle Obama looked absolutely fab today, didn’t she? Both dress and coat were designed by Isabel Toledo, a relatively little-known designer. (Well, not for long.) Yellow was a ballsy choice for January, but she totally rocked it. Can’t wait to see what/who she wears to the ball tonight!

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