Ruth Bader Ginsburg Kokeshi Doll by Lucie Kaas to Launch on Worldwide Ladies’s Day
Few folks have permeated popular culture like Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The second feminine U.S. Supreme Court docket justice, she served for 27 years till her loss of life in September of 2020, on the age of 87, and has turn out to be an emblem for girls’s rights in recent times, with a plethora of merchandise bearing her likeness and, after all, her nickname: Infamous RBG.
It is sensible, then, that Danish design collective Lucie Kaas is now honoring her by creating considered one of its Kokeshi dolls in her likeness. Out there on March 8—Worldwide Ladies’s Day—10% of the proceeds from the $53 doll will go to the American Civil Liberties Union. It’s a becoming tribute; earlier than she was appointed to the Supreme Court docket by President Invoice Clinton in 1993, Ginsburg labored because the director of the ACLU’s Ladies’s Rights Mission within the ’70s.
Whereas Lucie Kaas additionally makes lighting fixtures, egg holders, and different ornamental house gadgets, the model’s Kokeshi dolls function a kind of hall-of-fame assortment of notable folks. Jean-Michel Basquiat, Frida Kahlo, Andy Warhol, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Audrey Hepburn, Amy Winehouse, and Muhammad Ali are all represented. And so far as residing legends, Elton John (in quite a lot of outfits), Claudia Schiffer, Anna Wintour, and Olympian Tommie Smith are additionally a part of the membership.