When you think of Polly Pocket, you might fondly recall mini sugar-coloured dolls, teensy plastic worlds (packed with equally tiny furniture) and dreamy pastel colour schemes. Years have since passed *sobs*, and you might have resigned yourself to the fact that your extortionately-expensive London pad will never have a hot pink/turquoise kitchen.
But British-American designer, Mimi Wade is now bringing back all the 90s feels with her latest collaboration with Polly Pocket – and it’s making our hearts thump with the nostalgia.
Sherbet tulle-hem printed tees, lace slips and Princess-style puff-sleeve dresses are on offer in the capsule collection – as well as chintzy earrings and tack-tastic necklaces (complete with mini figurines) in the accompanying jewellery line from Mimi Wade and Vicki Sarge for Polly Pocket.
“I was fascinated by Polly Pocket as a child – being able to carry around a pastel coloured dream world in your pocket still remains a charming concept,” explains Mimi Wade.
“I was always designing my dream home heavily inspired by the different compacts she lived in; a fairy in a toadstool house, a cowgirl in her own Texan stables, a mermaid living in a shell, a waitress in her own diner…’
Mimi Wade x Polly Pocket is available now at Selfridges Oxford Street and selfridges.com on Friday 17 August.