A new David Bowie Barbie doll is about to hit store shelves.
On Wednesday, the Mattel-owned toy brand released the second David Bowie doll in its signature collection.
In its announcement provided to Fox News Digital, Mattel stated that the doll’s release is to honor the 50th anniversary of the release of Bowie’s album “Hunky Dory”, originally released on December 17, 1971. was.
The new David Bowie Barbie wears a powder-blue suit, just like Bowie in his “Life on Mars?” I was wearing Music video from the album “Hunky Dory”.
The announcement said the doll’s outfit included other iconic details like a foil-printed pin-stripe shirt, statement tie, platform shoes, blue eye shadow and “a hairstyle inspired by Bowie’s ’70s glam era.”
According to the website, the doll was designed by Linda Kyaw-Merschon.
Mattel said in its announcement, “David Bowie was a cultural phenomenon of a man known for his contributions to music, art, fashion and film – and the doll is a tribute to the pop legend, who continues to be recognized as a cultural vanguard. ” ,
“Barbie honored Bowie three years ago by recreating his Ziggy Stardust Alter ego with makeup effects in the form of a space suit and doll,” the company said.
The announcement states that the latest David Bowie doll will be available on MattelCreations.com, Amazon, Walmart and Target.
The doll will cost $50, and at MattelCreations.com it is limiting customers to two dolls per person, the website says.