Abercrombie is aging its models to show it is no longer a "teen" brand; company reported a Q2 loss.
Through her Instagram account, Barbie “produces” sponsored content.
The exhibit next spring would be only the second the Met has devoted to a living designer.
The trade show provided a no-frills, indie alternative to the mammoth MAGIC and Project shows, showcasing about 180 brands this season.
Retail de-stocking began early and rivaled 2008 levels in intensity, ceo Richard Noll said.