#nylonfw exclusive: the 47 best barbie looks of all time
imagination, life is your creation.
Thank you for all those times you let me live vicariously through you: as a teenager with a corvette in Malibu, as a doctor with my own veterinarian practice, and as a figure skater with a glittery skirt and a pair of shiny ice skates.
Since 1959, Barbie has been an icon for kids to look up to, whether for fashion or life inspiration; a role model for them to realize their dreams (via a plastic, blonde doll in as many variations as imaginations would allow).
During Fashion Week, I couldn't help but think of the fashion legend herself, whose gowns, perfectly fitted denim, fur scarves, purple heels, and little sunglasses (which I used to find scattered around my room among my scented erasers, tie-die socks, and Pogs) continue to inspire all of us. In honor of our favorite fashion influencer, we've raided the Barbie archives and pulled out our 47 favorite Barbie looks of all time to cap off Fashion Week Fall 2014. You'll find Barbies by some of your favorite labels like MAC, Anna Sui, and Cynthia Rowley, plus Barbies to honor your favorite musicians like Joan Jett and Debbie Harry.
So browse through our favorites below (think Cher Horowitz's closet-style) and comment with your ultimate favorite!
The Hunger Games Katniss Barbie I Dream of Jeannie Barbie Joan Jett Barbie Katy Perry Barbie Louboutin Jewelry Thief Barbie Pink in Pantone Barbie Grace Kelly from Rear Window Barbie Statue of Liberty Barbie The Beverly Hillbillies Barbie Trina Turk Malibu Barbie Twilight Saga Bella Barbie Elizabeth Taylor from Violet Eyes Barbie Oscar de la Renta Barbie: 1985 Bob Mackie Gold Barbie: 1990 Donna Karan Barbie: 1995 Calvin Klein Barbie: 1996 Bill Blass Barbie: 1997 Ralph Lauren Barbie: 1997 Nolan Miller Barbie: 1999 Todd Oldham Barbie: 1999 Givenchy Barbie: 2000 Burberry Barbie: 2001 Juicy Couture Barbie: 2004 Paul Frank Barbie: 2004 Cynthia Rowley Barbie: 2005 Anna Sui Barbie: 2006 Byron Lars Barbie: 2006 MAC Barbie: 2007 Hello Kitty Barbie: 2008 Japanese Barbie: 2008 Gen of Dreams Barbie: 2009 50th Anniversary Barbie: 2009 2013 Holiday Barbie Blonds Barbie Coach Barbie I Can Be Mars Explorer Barbie Barbie Loves Elvis Betty Draper from Mad Men Barbie Joan Holloway from Mad Men Barbie Bewitched Barbie Canturi Barbie Cher Barbie: 1970s Cher Barbie: 1980s Cyndi Lauper Barbie Debbie Harry Barbie Diana Ross Barbie Hope Diamond Barbie