fashion-news

Spanish designer creates Latin-style Barbie

Los Angeles, Jan 1 : When Neysa Bove migrated from Spain to the US, she was a little girl with three Barbies in her suitcase -- today, as a professional fashion designer, she creates new wardrobes for the classic doll.


"I design Barbies in evening dress so she looks elegant, as if she is going to a party, and others in one-piece bathing suits," Bove said.

The designer creates her elegant, stylish Barbie clothing in El Segundo city in California.

"I work in the Average Barbies department, where we create clothes fit for a normal person, which is different from our Fantasy department, where they dress up Barbies like sirens, fairies and other imaginary characters," the 27-year-old designer said.

Bove, the youngest of three children of a couple from Barcelona, who in 1996 won the US Visa Lottery and migrated to Phoenix, Arizona, said creativity and design are familiar subjects.

"I started drawing from the time I could walk, because my father, Quim Bove, is a contemporary painter," the stylist said.

Bove studied at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, in Los Angeles till 2007 and learned animation at the California Institute of the Arts, where she attended classes with her sister Lorelay, who currently works in the visual development at Disney.

--IANS (Posted on 01-01-2014)

fashion-news headlines

Designer Rajlakshmi's hosts fashion evening in Kolkata

Happy feet: Summer care tips

Three Indian designers nominated for IWP 2014-15

Make your boyfriend jeans more feminine

Look chic with bomber jacket

Women prefer no-make up look on holidays

Sensuality, glamour mark Rizwan Beyg's show at Pakistan fashion gala

Iman Ahmed's hand-printed range a treat for fabric lovers

Winds of change: Fashion in Pakistan gets modern touch

Hina Butt presents sensuous yet wearable pret line

Pre-draped saris, metal accents highpoints in Shehla Chatoor's show

'We work closely with emerging designers, brands'

Quick Links: Goa | Munnar | Pondicherry | Free Yearly Horoscope '2014

Comments

Your e-mail:


Your Full Name:


Type verification image:
verification image, type it in the box

Message:

Back to Top