50 FASHIONABLE YEARS WITH BARBIE
For: Writing ASMODA
More than 180 Barbies revises the history of the fashion and the movies in a traveling exhibition presented by El Corte Ingles. The sample includes from the history of the suit up to the evolution of the cinema happening for the history of fashionable international designers. Under the title of 'Barbie, 50 fashionable years', this project it has been possible thanks to Manuel Segura, a private collector who for more than ten years collects figures of Barbie.
Thanks to the sample it is possible to see to this doll dressed by the best international designers like Armani, Donut Karan, Calvin Klein, Versace or Ralph Lauren, between many others. Also, the history of the suit is represented also by this mythical doll that, with his garments, shows the different styles of every epoch.
From the Renaissance man up to the Elizabethan one as well as the rococo and the outstanding figure. On the other hand, the most quoted actresses also are present in this sample. In fact, they can turn Barbies that give life to the protagonist of Oz's Magician, the Family Adams, Records X and Star Trek as well as others that emulate different actresses of television and movies like Cher, Marilyn Monroe, Glenn Close or Elisabeth Taylor.
The birth of the doll Barbie took place on March 9, 1959. His official presentation took place in the Annual Fair of the Toy of New York. From this moment the reputation of the doll Barbie has not stopped growing up to turning at present into the most sold doll of the world. The exhibition 'Barbie, 50 fashionable years' also will be able to be contemplated in other centers of El Corte Ingles since it is itinerant and will go for the whole Spain.