Although we reported that Minnie Mouse had remained unchanged in the Barneys Electric Holiday, it seems as if that was only for the preview. The full campaign debuted last night and when Minnie graced the runway, she was decidedly taller and slimmer.
Responding to protests from plus sized models and eating disorder activists, Minnie Mouse remains unchanged in this preview of Barneys New York Electric Holiday campaign featuring other fashion industry execs as cartoons.
The Barneys New York’s holiday campaign Electric Holiday featuring fashionable yet ultra skinny versions of Minnie Mouse and Daisy Duck has officially ticked off plus-size models and eating disorders specialists. Details on both sides of the argument below.
This Christmas seems to have a Disney theme. After (a controversial) Barney’s New York has taken an Electric Holiday with high fashion versions of Minnie Mouse and Daisy Duck, Harrod’s is glamorizing the Disney princesses to be featured in their holiday windows.
For the 2012 holiday season, Barneys has collaborated with Disney to release the animated short Electric Holiday starring Minnie Mouse that features some of fashion’s most famous faces in cartoon form. So far Barneys has kept the names of these industry staples under wraps, but now we have your first sneak peek.