NIGERIAN fashion designer, Mowalola Ogunlesi, has been selected to dress cartoon icon, Barbie for its 60th anniversary.
Ogunlesi who believes in the freedom of expression designed a neon green and sports looking dress which is a miniature evolution of her spring/summer 2020 collection.
She got to dress Barbie in her signature style, best described as “free-spirited.” The style translates to Barbie’s latest look.
According to her “Mine is a world where everyone is free in terms of what they wear, in terms of how they think, and my women aren’t threatened by anyone – they are taking back their power.”
“She is a Mowalola superhero – strong, captivating and ready to have a really good time. I want to be wherever she’s going.”