I know the fashion world is all talking about Raf Simons apparently being confirmed as the new Creative Director at Dior, but I am much more excited about the fact that Barbie has finally unveiled its Katniss Everdeen tribute, and it hasn’t disappointed me.
I blogged last month about how much I wanted to see Katniss working her bow and arrow, and sporting her signature side braid, and I am so glad that Mattel’s designer Bill Greening kept the spirit of The Hunger Games’ reluctant heroine.
Set to be released to coincide with The Hunger Games DVD in August, I am adding myself to the waiting list, as at only $29.95 this is one bargain Barbie, and I am expecting it to be a sell out.
I am seriously impressed with the Katniss Barbie doll, I love that she has been depicted in her arena uniform inspired by the film – her black hooded jacket with orange trim, teamed with a black t-shirt, army green cargo pants and utilitarian brown boots is perfection. But best of all I am so pleased that on her lapel is her mockingjay pin that is so important to the trilogy. I love it.
Now Mattel how do you feel about adding an Effie Trinket Barbie to the collection, come on she would be amazing in her amazing couture get-up and OTT hair.
I think she looks pretty good – what do you think?
[Pics: Mattel/The Hunger Games]