Barbie Will Be Honored on the 2019 CFDA Vogue Awards
Are you able to imagine Barbie turned 60 this yr? The Mattel doll is a type of iconic toys all of us performed with rising up and she or he’s left her mark on style by collaborating with over 75 designers and influencers world wide. So it is smart that the Council of Vogue Designers of America picked Barbie to obtain this yr’s Board of Administrators’ Tribute award on the CFDA Vogue Awards. And it’s fairly an honor since previous recipients embrace Michelle Obama, Tom Ford and Janelle Monáe.
“Barbie has had such extensive affect on American style and tradition,” stated Steven Kolb, president and chief govt officer of the CFDA, in a assertion. “Her story personally resonates with so many CFDA members that the board of administrators determined to honor her with the particular tribute.”
“It’s a super honor for Barbie to be acknowledged by the CFDA board of administrators for her contributions to American style. For the previous six a long time, Barbie has impressed and been impressed by style and inventive communities. Barbie has had the nice privilege of collaborating with a number of the best designers of our time, and this award is a second to have a good time her lasting affect,” introduced Richard Dickson, president and chief working officer of Mattel.
And Barbie’s in good firm. The awards may also honor Jennifer Lopez with the Vogue Icon Award and legendary designer (and former Barbie collaborator) Bob Mackie with the Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award.
Tune in on Monday June three for our stay protection of the 2019 CFDA Vogue Awards.