As many designers go digital this Fashion Month, Richard Quinn has determined to workforce with Barbie to tease his forthcoming autumn/winter 2021 assortment. According to a report in Vogue, whereas the full-size line-up received’t be offered till March 2021, the south London designer and the globally-loved Barbie doll have come collectively and unveiled a scaled-down model of the look, which has been launched because the digital schedule for London Fashion Week begins.
“If we were able to show this season, Barbie would be our woman of choice to open the show. She stands for inclusivity and beauty in all forms and embodies the Richard Quinn brand… I wanted to capture the real hand-crafted beautiful embroidery from our upcoming collection opening look,” the designer wrote to British Vogue through electronic mail, per the report.
“It was as small as we could get the embroidery elements, but it has that same ’60s couture feeling I was going for.”
The outlet additional talked about that the gown offered on the Black Barbie doll, is a signature Quinn. The doll has been given a retro coiffure, and the robe took eight days to embroider and two days to assemble.
“The full-size gown looks and feels like the white roses have grown around a diamond trellis that looks seamless to the naked eye. It was so fun to scale down all the patterns to fit Barbie,” the designer was quoted within the article.
Sharing the images, the official Barbie account wrote in an Instagram put up: “Created by British designer @richardquinn, that is the primary look in our sequence celebrating Fashion Month from afar as many designers go digital.
“If we were able to show this season, Barbie would be our woman of choice to open the show. She stands for inclusivity and beauty in all forms and embodies the Richard Quinn brand. This graphic silhouette allows the flowers to be placed in an organic way with a combination of shine and matte to add depth to the piece.”- @richardquinn 🌸 #barbie #barbiestyle (sic)”.
Per the report, Barbie is planning to undertake many extra such modern outings. She is predicted to ‘travel’ to Milan and Paris.