In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Mattel presents the first ever Barbie doll to be inspired by a dance company and designed by Artistic Director Judith Jamison. The doll is dressed in a flowing white lace costume worn in the “Wade in the Water” section of Alvin Ailey’s masterpiece Revelations.
Seems we aren’t the only ones who fell in love with Black Barbies, as Italian Vogue dedicates an entire issue to the stylish icon. Reminisce on the chic
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