Barbie in Filipino attire

Barbie is everyone’s favorite doll. She is beautiful, smart, friendly, and she can be anything she or you can ever imagine.  That is why kids as well parents love her so much!  We bet that you, too, had owned one or more Barbie back when you were younger.

It is the first thing girls want to check out in the toy store when going to the mall. You can find Barbies with different hairstyles, dresses, shoes, and companions.  It is indeed plain heaven for children. But as a Filipino, have you ever wondered what Barbie may look like in a Filipino- designed attire?

SM Supermalls marks the celebration of the 121st Philippine Independence Day with an exhibit that celebrates Pinoy Fashion and freedom in collaboration with the most iconic doll, Barbie for the Filipina Beauty with Barbie exhibit happening at the Block – SM North EDSA from June 3 -13 featuring a collection of barbie dolls wearing locally designed fashion couture.

“This exhibit aims to highlight the exceptional talent of our local designers and to promote our country as home of world-class artistry rich in culture, ethnicity, and tradition. This event is made possible by our partnership with global toy brand, Barbie,” said JonJon San Agustin, SM Supermalls senior vice president for marketing.

Check out SM’s Pinoy Barbie exhibit, witness Barbie dolls dressed in mixed contemporary high-fashioned and street wear inspired by the country’s rich culture, tradition and heritage!Barbie

Be amazed by a collection of exclusive designs made by the country’s sought after Filipino fashion designers – Rajo Laurel, Mark Tumang, John Herrera, Anthony Ramirez and Martin Bautista among others.

Also it is a handiwork of Filipino doll experts and a craftsmanship of remarkable doll artists – Alvin Dave Ocampo, Christopher Flores, Eric Benito, Arvy Labrador, Marc Vandro, and Prescious Juliet Mirafuentes.

The design is a collaboration with the promising talents of Fashion Institute of the Philippines, Institute of Creative Entrepreneurship Fashion Arts and Design, and Fashion Designers Alliance and showcases Barbie dolls outfits made of indigenous and recyclable materials.

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