Did you know that Minnie Mouse has over 200 different outfits? Well, she’s just added one more costume to her wardrobe! Minnie Mouse received a Lanvin makeover at Disneyland Paris. Minnie Mouse has moved beyond her red and white polka dot dress to a more mature look. Lanvin’s designer Alber Elbaz created a long-sleeve blue frock topped with a red crown for Minnie to model at special events at Disneyland Paris. Minnie Mouse displayed her new look on the runway at a catwalk show on Saturday at Disneyland Paris.
“Walt Disney was the one that actually designed Minnie. It’s the first time an actual designer has come into the picture and designed a dress for her,” said Elbaz. ”It was a great challenge and responsibility to do. I just wanted her to shine… I wanted to give her a crown in red, and the dress in blue, (a signature) for Lanvin.”
The dress seemed to get approval from the celebrity-filled front row including actress Virginie Ledoyen and model Natalia Vodianova. However, not all fans are crazy it. This new look won’t completely replace Minnie’s classic dress though. She will still don that for normal events at the park.
Minnie did at least keep her curvy figure with Lanvin’s design unlike Barney’s New York’s images that had attempted to lengthen the beloved character.
“We’re not here to transform people,” Elbaz explained. “We love her the way she is.”
What do you think of Minnie Mouse’s new look? Do you prefer this over her classic red and white polka dots?
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