Billie Eilish Revives Iconic Outfits and Miniature Barbie-Sized Sneakers in 'What Was I Made For' Video
Billie Eilish's music video for "What Was I Made For," her original song from the "Barbie" soundtrack, featured some of her most iconic outfits. In this visually stunning music video, Billie intertwines her distinctive musical prowess with a fashion-forward narrative, offering a refreshing blend of the past and the present.
Join us in exploring how "What Was I Made For" not only showcases Billie's artistic evolution but also reignites a love for timeless fashion moments and ingenious creativity.
#1. The music video brought back her iconic outfits.
In the music video, the talented singer can be seen in a vintage yellow ensemble as she looks through Barbie-sized clothing that happens to be some of the most iconic outfits in her career.
The introspective ballad and video depict Eilish's previous images. “They’re not me but they will always be me,” she stated in a behind-the-scene take. “Thinking about your life, and the present and the future and the past, is a scary gut-wrenching thing to do.”
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#2. Billie Eilish attends the "Barbie" world premiere at the Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall in Los Angeles on July 9, 2023
Fans will recognize signature Eilish accessories upon a closer look, and we can't help but be impressed by the tiny shoes. In a different behind-the-scenes video, the singer displays a pair of lime-green sneakers she created.
“This is incredible. These are the shoes I designed. I wore these on the salt flats in that photo I posted years ago,” she declared.She also flaunted the miniature versions of the Burberry sneakers she wore to the 2019 American Music Awards, the Gucci jeweled sneakers she wore to the 2020 Grammy Awards, and her Billie Eilish Air Jordan collaboration.
#3. Other iconic outfits include the Dapper Dan look
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#4. And here's the official music video
"What Was I Made For" is the song from the "Barbie" soundtrack that has received the most streams since the film's premiere last month, according to data from Music Industry How To. On Spotify, the Eilish hit has received 30.9 million streams.
#5. Was 'Made For' by Billie Eilish yet another nominee for Record of the Year?
The song was co-written and produced by Eilish's brother Finneas, who also contributes to almost all of her musical works. However, this time it also features production from industry powerhouses Mark Ronson and Andrew Watt.
For the contributions to Amy Winehouse's "Rehab" and his own "Uptown Funk" featuring Bruno Mars, Ronson has previously won two Grammys for Record of the Year. In the meantime, Watt was nominated for Record of the Year for collaborating on Justin Bieber's hit song "Peaches."Three times already, Eilish has been nominated for Record of the Year. In 2020, she won for "Bad Guy." She then won it once more in 2021 for the song "Everything I Wanted," becoming just the third artist to do so.
She competed in 2022 for "Happier Than Ever," the lead single from her sophomore album, but she was unsuccessful. In 2023, she took the year off, but she might return in 2024.