IN THE PINK: Barbie is having a fashion moment. Kylie Minogue, embarking on a European concert tour that is to begin tonight in Liverpool, England, is to don a pair of doll-worthy fuchsia looks by Jean Paul Gaultier, including sculptural baby-doll dresses with sweetheart necklines, realized in his couture atelier.
“Kylie Cherie,” the couturier scrawled on his original sketches in Stabilo pink. Minogue’s “Kiss Me Once” tour is to comprise 33 shows in 15 countries.
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The Australian pop star and the French designer have known each other since the Nineties, and Gaultier has created costumes for several of her recent tours.