Fit for fashion: Disney icons get dramatic makeover

Left image AFP Photo / Punit Paranjpe, Right image from Barneys twitter page

Some of Disney’s most favorite cartoon characters have been recast as runway supermodels. The makeover is set to make girls jealous about Minnie Mouse’s slim body and Daisy Duck’s long legs while guys will applaud Goofy on his becoming a macho man.

Luxury department store Barneys has teamed up with Disney to create an ad campaign called “Electric Holiday,” featuring a 3-D film with the iconic characters as supermodels.

The characters had to be made much slimmer and taller to meet the standards of the modern fashion world, wearing outfits by the likes of Dolce & Gabbana, Nina Ricci and Balenciaga.

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