May 13th, 2009


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Barbie turned fifty this year, and who better to perk up her midlife than designer Jonathan Adler '88, here framed in a mirror he created for her human-sized Malibu Beach House. "Barbie was a dream client," Adler announced, "because she doesn't have a husband to rein in the fantasy or tone down the glamour." At a birthday bash March 9, top models ogled Barbie's wall of pink Christian Louboutin heels.


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