The reason for the creation of the colorful toy was a Mexican holiday.
Mattel has prepared an unusual release for the Mexican holiday – Day of the Dead, reports CNN…
- Day of the Dead is a holiday dedicated to the memory of the dead. Celebrated annually on November 1st and 2nd in Mexico. According to legend, these days the souls of deceased relatives visit their home.
The company presented a new and oh-oh-oh-very unusual Barbie doll: the toy is dressed in a lace dress, and on her face – traditional for the holiday make-up in the style of “Calavera“, which translates from Spanish as “deadhead” or “skull
The look for the doll was created by designer Javier Mibe. The man said that he was inspired by the colored gold used in Mexican culture:
“As a Mexican-American designer, it was important for me to use my creative voice to create a doll that celebrated the vibrant colors and vibrant textures of my culture and the traditions I grew up with.”
Barbie’s price is 75 dollars (almost 6 thousand rubles), but at the moment the entire collection is already sold out.