One unique hallmark of pop-culture superstardom is getting a doll fashioned in her super-fabulous image. But when we're talking about Lady Gaga, one plastic figurine suited up in a signature costume just isn't enough. That's also what the folks at Entertainment Weekly thought, so they tricked out an assortment of Barbies in miniature versions of some of Gaga's most memorable 2010 looks.
In a tribute to one of the magazine's Entertainers of the Year, stylists re-created six of Gaga's most headline-grabbing ensembles for the foot-tall diva. Barbie is wrapped up in strips of raw meat for a doll-size take on Gaga's meat dress from the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards, her fleshy booties affixed to her feet with dental floss and a miniature Cher with big hair and a skimpy bodysuit handing her a Moonman in front of a VMA step-and-repeat.
Barbie is also outfitted in her own version of the lacy beekeeper-chic look Gaga rocked to attend her sister's high school graduation. Lending the image a sense of authenticity, the picture of Barbie in a cream-colored jumpsuit and voluminous black veil was actually snapped at the Germanottas' alma mater on New York's Upper East Side.
Another of the songstress' show-stopping NYC appearances is revisited, as Barbie dons a mini-dress made of brown human-hair extensions and ropes of sparkly jewels with a mic attached to her hand, paying homage to Gaga's intimate show at the Plaza Hotel's Oak Room in September.
Both Gaga and longtime CNN anchor Larry King get the Mattel treatment in black-and-white collared shirts, suspenders, spectacles and slicked-back locks to commemorate the pop sensation's interview in June.
Barbie gets raunchy on a jail-cell bed — legs askew and hand on her crotch — swathed in a few strategically placed slivers of a yellow rain poncho similar to Brian Lichtenberg's creation for Gaga and Beyoncé's "Telephone" video. Gaga's cigarette-packed shades and chain-link body jewelry are also scaled down for Barbie for another "Telephone" scene. The iconic doll also gives a sartorial shout-out to Gaga's partner-in-music-video-crime, sporting bangs and a cowboy hat like Beyoncé's character, Honey B.