Mattel debuts new Star Wars x Barbie collection
Mattel has launched a new Star Wars Barbie collection, with dolls inspired by Rey, C-3PO, Chewbacca and a Stormtrooper.
Following last year’s collection, which featured dolls inspired by Darth Vader, Princess Leia and R2-D2, each doll in this new series will arrive in special designed packaging, which includes a Certificate of Authenticity and a Star Wars-themed doll stand for collectors who like to display their dolls out of the box.
“The new series of dolls needed to maintain the same feeling as the first series, but also offer enough new details and surprises to keep fans excited about the new additions,” said Robert Best, Senior Director of Barbie Design.
“For this second series, I really wanted to push the fashion elements even further. There are amazing shoe designs, great accessories and jewellery that would be at home in a runway show or a high fashion editorial photo shoot.
“The clothing designs are also highly detailed with unusual textures and materials. One design features micro sequins and sheer organza panels, while another features faux fur and a sculpted plastic bodice. I think these will really deliver to fans of high fashion as well as fans of the Star Wars galaxy.”
The Rey, C-3PO and Stormtrooper-inspired dolls are part of Mattel’s Gold Label series and will retail for $100 each in the online shop. The Chewbacca doll is part of the Platinum Label series and will retail for $150.
Check out original sketches for each doll below:
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