We are used to seeing Barbie dolls as children’s toys or collectors pieces. Nevertheless, there is a whole new fashion accessory that this toy to a whole new level. Margaux Lange has launched a fashion jewelry collection called Plastic Body Series. This New York designer uses Barbie parts from salvaged dolls to turn mass produced product into special handmade jewelry art.
Since childhood, Margaux’s creativity was influenced by Barbie’s miniature world, the pop culture symbol. While the Barbie doll was launched more than 50 years ago, it went through cultural and societal changes adapting to the modern world.
The jewelry line is quite impressive and includes necklaces, earrings, and brooches. The artist uses different body parts such as doll face, eyes, arms, ears, legs and even breasts. Lange uses parts from different type of dolls including Ken, Barbie’s boyfriend.