People Bought $200,000 Worth of Karl Lagerfeld Barbies

Mattel's limited edition Karl Lagerfeld Barbie has already sold out.

Fashion's greatest cat lover recently received the universe's highest award for human achievement, aka having a Barbie doll made in your likeness. He was immortalized as a special Barbie doll styled in his signature look and sold on Net-a Porter, according to Women's Wear Daily:

Part of the Barbie Collector series, the doll is dressed according to the German couturier's custom: in a tailored black jacket, a white shirt with a high collar and skinny black jeans. Accessories are key, including a fat necktie, dark sunglasses and black ankle boots. Commented Kim Culmone, global vice president of Barbie product design: "It's not everyday that Barbie dresses like the world's most famous fashion designer."


Here's the final version of the doll, which almost nails the facial expression perfectly:

The Lagerfeld Barbie went on sale on Monday for $200 and sold out in a few hours, according to Fashionista. During that brief time, Lagerfeld Barbie started a feud with Lana Del Rey and mocked Barbie Princess Doll's look as "too expected" and "pedestrian."

While Net-a-Porter tragically has no more of the Lagerfeld-inspired Barbies left for sale, Fashionista found some available over at eBay, going for between $900-3500. Look on the bright side, though. If that's too rich for your blood you can still get your hands on this awesome Lagerfeld figurine for the bargain price of $190. Come on, who needs to eat this month!


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