Dolly Parton Unveils A Lifetime of Love and Inspiration with Pinterest Profile Launch

Donna Block
5 min readAug 31, 2023

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Global entertainment icon and philanthropist Dolly Parton is known for her iconic aesthetic and vibrant personality. For the first time, she’s taking to Pinterest to give Pinners an insider’s look into her story, style and inspiration, from past to present. Like her beloved “Coat of Many Colors,” a lifetime of moments are weaved together, across a colorway of boards, Pin-by-Pin, to showcase “Dollycore” like never before at Pinterest.com/DollyParton.

For many creatives, Pinterest serves as the first stop in their creative process. For icons like Dolly, Pinterest is a time capsule of her style and aesthetic evolution and brings “Dollycore” inspiration to life for Pinners. Her newly launched Pinterest profile takes Pinners through a color-themed experience where each color board is inspired by a song from the superstar’s expansive musical catalog and features a matching colored vinyl. A comprehensive showcase of Dolly’s currently available vinyl variants are Pinned to her “Vinyls of Many Colors” board.

  1. Black — Rockstar
  2. 2. Red — Jolene, Jolene, Jolene
  3. 3. Purple — Candy Wine
  4. 4. Pink — Backwoods Barbie
  5. 5. White — White Limozeen
  6. 6. Yellow — Yellow Roses
  7. 7. Blue — Painted on Jeans
  8. 8. Green — Green Apples
  9. 9. Brown — Cowgirl’s Dream.
  10. 10. Orange — Orange Blossom

The black-themed, “Rockstar” board, kicks off the colorway featuring hoards of content from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee’s much anticipated Rock album due November 17th. The album cover is featured on the board cover which was shot by pop culture and fashion photographer, Vijat Mohindra. The many album image varieties, single covers, promotional photos and videos spotlight her Rock aesthetic with Dolly flairs of bright pink, unique textures, fabric layers and HEELS. The board features never-before-seen polaroids from her Rockstar era — this board is a must-follow.

Dolly’s timely, pink-themed, “Backwoods Barbie” board treats Pinners to two new nostalgic formats of her Rockstar album: a bright pink, TalkShopLive limited edition, double cassette and an opaque pink, Amazon exclusive, 4LP vinyl. Both feature the 30-song collection which includes 9 original tracks and 21 iconic rock anthems and are available for pre-order now at shop.dollyparton.com.

Unveiled as the board cover on Dolly’s “Book” board was the stunning back cover of Dolly’s Behind the Seams: My Life in Rhinestones, an indispensable guide to forging your own path to beauty and confidence. The book, available for pre-order now, is a beautiful celebration of Dolly Parton’s iconic sense of style through entertaining personal stories and 450 full-color photographs, including exclusive images from her private costume archive, more of which will be pinned ahead of its release on October 17th.

ABOUT PINTEREST:

Pinterest is the daily visual inspiration platform people around the world use to shop products personalized to their taste, find ideas to do offline and discover the most inspiring content. People have saved more than 390 billion Pins across a range of interests from building a home office to cooking a new recipe and planning a vacation. Headquartered in San Francisco, Pinterest launched in 2010 and has more than 460 million monthly active users worldwide. Available on iOS and Android, and at pinterest.com.

ABOUT DOLLY PARTON:

Dolly Parton is the most honored and revered female country singer-songwriter of all time and was recently inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Achieving 27 RIAA-certified gold, platinum, and multi-platinum awards, she has had 26 songs reach #1 on the Billboard country charts, a record for a female artist. Parton is the first artist to have topped the Billboard’s Adult Contemporary, Christian AC Songs, Hot Country Songs, Christian Airplay, Rock Digital Songs, Country Airplay and Dance/Mix Show Airplay radio charts. Parton became the first country artist honored as Grammy MusiCares Person of the Year given out by NARAS. She has 48 career Top 10 country albums, a record for any artist, and 110 career-charted singles over the past 50+ years. On October 17th she is releasing her second coffee table book in a trilogy called “Behind The Seams: My Life in Rhinestones” and on November 17th her highly anticipated 30-song rock album, “Rockstar.”

In 2014 the RIAA recognized her impact on recorded music with a plaque commemorating more than 100 million units sold worldwide. She has garnered eleven Grammy Awards and 51 nominations, including the Lifetime Achievement Award, 10 Country Music Association Awards, including Entertainer of the Year; five Academy of Country Music Awards, also including a nod for Entertainer of the Year; four People’s Choice Awards; and three American Music Awards. In 1999, Parton was inducted as a member of the coveted Country Music Hall of Fame.

In 2020, she released the Christmas album “A Holly Dolly Christmas” which went #1 on the Billboard Country and Holiday charts, as well released the bestselling coffee table book “Songteller: My Life in Lyrics.” In 2021, she won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Television Movie for the film “Dolly Parton’s Christmas on the Square” and in December 2022, she released on NBC an all-new original holiday movie called “Dolly Parton’s Mountain Magic Christmas” with her starring as well as producing; it was the most watched film of that year and the two years prior.

To date, Parton has donated over 213 million books to children around the world with her Imagination Library. Her children’s book, Coat of Many Colors, was dedicated to the Library of Congress to honor the Imagination Library’s 100 millionth book donation. In March of 2022, Parton released the book Run Rose Run which she co-authored with James Patterson which sat at # 1 on the New York Times Bestseller’s List for 5 weeks, a record for this decade. She also released an accompanying album of the same name with original songs inspired by the book which reached #1 on three charts simultaneously — - Country, Americana/Folk and Bluegrass Albums. From her “Coat of Many Colors” while working “9 to 5,” no dream is too big and no mountain too high for the country girl who turned the world into her stage.

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