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The Pink Issue, Inspired by Barbie Play With Fashion

Cheri Fein, executive director of Public and Media Relations
212 217.4700 or [email protected]

An Installation of Original Fashions, Interior Designs, Jewelry, Photography, Films, and Visual Displays for Barbie and Ken by FIT Students

Thursday, May 10, at 6 PM at FIT

WHAT: A two-story installation inspired by Barbie Play With Fashion

  • Barbie and Ken fashions made from non-traditional materials on life-size mannequins
  • Models of new rooms for Barbies Dreamhouse
  • Full-size replicas of furniture
  • Photos and short films with Barbie and Ken
  • A storefront window inspired by Barbies Dreamhouse and Play With Fashion

photos of barbie

WHO: Joe Zee, creative director, Elle, will name the top three FIT student winners from each of five programs: Fashion Design, Interior Design, Jewelry Design, Photography, and Visual Presentation and Exhibition Design. First place winners receive $5,000, second place winners receive $3,000, and third place winners receive $2,000.

TIME: Thursday, May 10, 6 pm; viewing of installation followed by awards program and reception

PLACE: Fashion Institute of Technology, Fred P. Pomerantz Art and Design Center (D Building), Seventh Avenue and 27th Street

MEDIA: Contact Cheri Fein at 212 217.4700 or [email protected]