Doll getting heels for 50th anniversary

Christian Louboutin is making a pair of shoes for Barbie.

The designer will create pink peep-toe heels for the iconic doll’s 50th anniversary.

The £100 limited-edition Barbie will come with four sets of tiny shoes, packaged in a Christian Louboutin box.

Christian has also customised three new Barbie dolls, said to be inspired by Marylin Monroe and Nefertiti – a Queen of Egypt famous for her beauty.

The collection looks set to be available from 7 December.

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Lorraine Crowther