Yes, who would have guessed - Barbie turns 50! And what better way to celebrate than with a fashion parade at New York Fashion Week!
From the International Herald Tribune: "To celebrate the iconic doll with her fantastical wardrobe turning 50, Mattel teamed up with the Council of Fashion Designers of America to bring 50 designer fantasies to the runway. "Barbie is everything that an all-American gal should be - sporty, smart, sophisticated and sexy," said Michael Kors, while Tommy Hilfiger called the plastic fantastic with impossibly slim hips and preternaturally rounded bosoms "the quintessential American icon." "