This original one-of-a-kind Pink Diamond™ Barbie® doll by design duo Phillipe and David Blond of The Blonds was unveiled at The Blonds Spring 2013 show during New York Fashion Week. The doll is now being auctioned off for charity with proceeds benefiting the MAC Aids Fund organization. Bidding has begun (link to bid is at the end of this post) and the auction ends on Tuesday, September 25th.
Pink Diamond™ Barbie® doll is extra special as her stunning fuchsia and rose “gem” encrusted mini corset dress and pumps were designed and hand embellished by The Blonds themselves. Doll’d up with her famous platinum locks in luscious curls, Barbie® doll’s dazzling accessories complete her look with luxe full-length faux fur coat, pink studded earrings, and pink sparkling ring!
Pink stud earrings:
Pink sparkling ring and bracelet:
Phillipe and David Blond of The Blonds create fabulous and over-the-top styles for starlets: gem-encrusted bodysuits; crystal corsets; mini-dresses lavishly embellished with stars, spikes, and sequins. The two partnered with Mattel Principal Designer, Bill Greening, to create this stunning one-of-a-kind Barbie® doll.
You may have seen this doll clad in silver on blogs, sites and news weeklies with the provocative title "Mattel Releases The First Drag Queen Barbie" but the doll was never intended to be anything but all woman. The confusion was because people assumed the doll was based on one half of its design duo, Phillipe Blond, known for his own sparkly cross-dressing (see below):
above: Phillippe Blond of the Blonds and the The Silver Diamond Barbie version
Fans and collectors can snatch the Blond Diamond™ Barbie® doll in silver - as shown above - on BarbieCollector.com, this pink exclusive version is one-of-a-kind.
Adam Lambert and Paris Hilton with the Pink Diamond Barbie Doll at NY Fashion Week:
Adam Lambert image: © Marco Ovando; Paris Hilton image: © Caroline Torem Crai
This original one-of-a-kind collectible comes with a display case and a certificate of authenticity.
Terms: Includes a display case and a certificate of authenticity. In condition as donated. Additional shipping charges may apply based upon the location of the winner. Cannot be returned or exchanged. Cannot be resold or re-auctioned.
Shipping and Handling The minimum shipping, handling and applicable insurance for this item is $9.95. Additional shipping charges may apply based upon the location of the winner. Hard copies of tickets, travel certificates and merchandise are shipped via FedEx or professional shipping service. Detailed redemption information for non-tangible items will be emailed to the winning bidder.
Donated by: Mattel - Barbie Collector
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The auction ends on Tue, 25 Sep 2012 3:00:00 PM EDT
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