London based designer Sadie Williams joins the list of famous names who left their mark when dressing the world’s stylish doll. This young deisgner has created a whole new wardrobe for Barbie and even created a video to accompany, just in time for London Fashion Week. She transformed the dolls into tomboy princesses in A-line gowns. collection was inspired by graphic Amish quilts and paintings by Frank Stella, with the aim of creating princessy tomboys. Bold, vibrant and shimmering best describe the pieces in the collection.
About the collaboration Williams says: “I wanted to create a Barbie gang of ultra princessy tomboys. I’ve always been a bit of a tomboy, and at the same time I love dressing up. I wanted my Barbies to encapsulate these playful elements by creating special shimmering gowns, each a one-off featuring my hand worked textiles.”
All five special gowns will go on sale this Friday in the Selfridges Barbie boutique on the opening day of London Fashion Week, priced at £120 ($220) each.