Consider this your first warning, folks. If you are hoping to get your hands on a Karl Lagerfeld Barbie doll, you may want to start thinking strategy now. WWD announced this morning that there will be only 999 Karl Lagerfeld Barbies made. That is not a huge run, people. However, I’m sure the $200 price tag may knock a collector or two out of the running. Man, Barbies are steep these days.
The Mattel toy, seen above glancing lovingly at Uncle Karl, is dressed in Karl’s likeness, complete with skinny jeans and a high necked collar shirt and tie. Look for the look-alike to hit Karl Lagerfeld stores, Barbie’s website and Net-a-Porter for September 29th. Perfect timing as that will see the launch coincide with Paris Fashion Week. Suppose Lagerfeld and Barbie will be throwing a joint soiree?