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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

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