Go behind the scenes as Supermodel Heidi Klum and Mattel join
forces to create the Barbie Doll as Heidi Klum
June 18, 2009/Los Angeles CA:
Supermodel and Emmy-nominated "Project Runway"
hostess Heidi Klum is now a real-life Barbie.
Klum, designer Robert Best and toymaker Mattel
spent nearly 8 months crafting every detail
of the Barbie Doll as Heidi Klum, which will be
available to the public starting in September on
Klum was deeply involved in the design process,
fro the face sculpt to the doll;s hair and eye
color. Right down to the choice of gold earrings.
The doll's pink dress was modeled after a mini-
skirt Klum wore to the 12th Annual Victoria's
Secret Fashion Show
Klum also took an active part in the doll's Photo
shoot for Mattel's forthcoming Holliday Collector
The supermodel and soon-to-be mother of four
grew up playing with Barbie dolls and now shares
the passion with her daughter Leni
The doll is part of Barbie's Blonde Ambition
Collection, a series that celebrates iconic blondes
in fashion and entertainment