Earlier in November, PUMA unveiled a collaboration with Barbie in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the iconic Suede sneaker. Alongside with a trendy black and sizzling pink rework of the typical silhouette, the drop also provided a covetable choice of sportswear attire. Now, the two brands come with each other for the next component of the release, introducing cross-branded Barbie dolls that don items from the collaboration – cue uproarious applause from ’90s women all over the place.
On what the collaboration signifies for the two models, Lisa McKnight – Senior Vice President and Typical Supervisor for Barbie – tells HYPEBAE:
“Throughout our pretty much 60-calendar year record, Barbie has partnered with a wide range brand names to replicate of the minute trend trends. Our partnership with PUMA captures streetwear by way of both equally Barbie and PUMA’s iconic fashion filter and the outcome is an aspirational assortment we know will resonate with both children and adults.”
The PUMA Barbie doll arrives with two distinctive women: one sports blonde hair with sizzling pink streaks flashing throughout her substantial ponytail, and the other wears her shiny brown hair in two braided pig tails with vibrant pink streaks managing through as well. Every single doll of training course wears her pretty very own pair of twin-branded Suede sneakers, as very well as a sporty ’90s-inspired outfit featuring PUMA branded leggings, a co-branded Barbie x PUMA tank top with mesh sleeves, as properly as an oversized monitor jacket to spherical off the appear.
Presenting a certainly detailed seem, one can also place the array of different equipment that contain blue-tinted aviator sun shades, large hoop earrings and a PUMA logo ring. Every doll comes with a doll stand for screen, a Certification of Authenticity, as effectively as exceptional packaging. The unique version Suede 50 x Barbie sneaker with doll established retails for $150 USD and is readily available at decide on stockists throughout the world, as very well as at PUMA.com.