She may be just under a foot tall but she’s big in the fashion community. Barbie boasts five decades of fashion heritage, working with more fashion designers than any other brand in the world.
As model or muse, Barbie has relationships with more than 75 of the biggest names in fashion. From Calvin to Cartier, Gucci to Galliano, Versace to Vera, they all have something to say about Barbie:
"Barbie represents a confident and independent woman with an amazing ability to have fun while remaining glamorous."
- Diane von Furstenberg
"Barbie has been a cherished fashion phenomenon for five decades, so it was exciting to be able to dress her in one of my signature gowns."
- Monique Lhuillier
"It's been my honor to dress some of the most glamorous women in the world and Barbie is certainly among the ultimate 'It' girls!”
- Patricia Field
“I started dressing Barbie dolls with my own designs at an early age.”
- Anna Sui (doll shown here)
"As a little girl, I spent countless hours playing with my Barbie dolls, even designing and sewing one-of-a-kind outfits for the doll. I guess you could say Barbie gave me my start as a designer."
- Cynthia Rowley