Brand New Platinum Label Yves Saint Laurent Safari Jacket Barbie Doll Never Removed From Box. Production Limited To 1000 Worldwide. With a shared passion for personal style, Barbie honors French fashion designer, Yves Saint Laurent (1936 - 2008), for his vast impact on womens 20th century fashion.
One of the greatest names in fashion history, Yves Saint Laurent invented the modern womans wardrobe: the pea-jacket and trench coat in 1962, the first tuxedo in 1966, the safari jacket and the pantsuit in 1967, and the first jumpsuit in 1968. While constantly in search of simplicity, each collection was also a chance to bring his dreams to life. Fascinated by different cultures, nostalgic of a lost time, he came up with dresses that transported the public to an imaginary elsewhere, from Russia to China, from India to Morocco. He also developed numerous garments directly referencing the artists he admired, such as Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Georges Braque, Vincent Van Gogh, and of course Piet Mondrian. Paying homage to the visionary designer, Barbie models Yves Saint Laurents iconic 1968 safari jacket.
This garment was specifically created for Vogue (Paris) for a spread in their magazine. The desert-hued, front laced safari jacket, which is inspired by clothing of westerners in Africa, includes a stylish hip-hugging O-ring belt. Its a fresh, modernized look that features black knee-length shorts, jaunty sueded boots, and is topped with a floppy, fringed bush hat. This stunning doll is presented in collaboration with the Musee Yves Saint Laurent Paris. Please lets me know if you have any further questions.
The item "Platinum Label Yves Saint Laurent Barbie Doll 2018 Limited To 1000 Produced NRFB" is in sale since Friday, January 18, 2019. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls\Barbie Contemporary (1973-Now)\Barbie Dolls\Other Contemp. The seller is "scotgoldsmit_0" and is located in Henderson, Nevada. This item can be shipped worldwide.