Margot Robbie’s Stereotypical Barbie might need had extra choices and iconic recreations all through “Barbie,” however the matching Ken costumes have grow to be fan favorites. The white and gold jumpsuit, for instance, is the outfit worn by the purchasable Ken doll modeled after Simu Liu. However getting the jumpsuits made was no simple process, as Jacqueline Durran informed Leisure Weekly it was a battle to search out “the precise weight and never be too stiff,” by way of the material.
Through the dance scene, the entire Barbies are sporting totally different, customized outfits for the celebration, however the entire Kens are in matching apparel. So not solely did Durran have to search out the right cloth, she additionally needed to discover sufficient of it to decorate the entire Kens within the scene. As she informed EW, “making an attempt to get all of them made in time because of the sheer variety of Kens within the scene additionally prompted some nervousness.”
The jumpsuits look to be impressed by the Golden Nights/Disco Ken doll, with the monogrammed monitor go well with jacket modeled after the Ken Doll from the Barbie and the Rockers period within the Eighties. “We did interpret and alter issues barely,” Durran stated. “However primarily, notably with the ladies and all of the type of unusual frills and totally different lengths and totally different costumes, all of that is impressed by Mattel.” Luckily, the entire exhausting work from Durran and her workforce paid off, as totally different trend manufacturers are already highlighting their look-a-like clothes, and costume/cosplay corporations are mass-producing knockoffs in time for Halloween.