The latest Barbie doll will be dressed in Mexico's traditional mariachi costume and wide-brimmed sombrero as it joins the 2014 Barbie Dolls of the World Collection, the doll's manufacturer, Mattel, said.
Mariachi Barbie will celebrate "one of Mexico's most representative traditions in music and culture" and will be available to the public starting this September, the company said in a statement.
The doll "is ready to celebrate with Mexico these national holidays," Mattel executive Ana Paula Martinez de Alba said, referring to the launch of Mariachi Barbie on Sept. 15, the day before Mexican Independence Day.
Mariachi Barbie, featured in Mattel's Dolls of the World Collection, will be wearing the charro's typical black bolero jacket, trousers and sombrero "trimmed in intricate gold brocade," along with tall black boots and a pink ribbon as her bow tie to give the outfit a distinctive touch.
The mariachi costume and mariachi musical groups are considered two of Mexico's most iconic symbols.