Laverne Cox rings in her 50th birthday by dressing up as her Barbie doll at the Moxy Hotel rooftop in New York City

Laverne Cox celebrated her 50th birthday at New York City's largest hotel rooftop bar on Thursday evening, following the release of her Barbie.

Just 24 hours after the release of her Mattel's Mattel’s first-ever transgender doll, the Orange Is the New Black actress dressed up in the figurine's exact outfit for her A Very Barbie Birthday celebration. 

As she strutted down the pink with her doll in her hand, the Emmy winner struck a number of flirty poses as she played with the tulle skirt of her chic ensemble, featuring a leather corset top and shiny white pant boots.   

Having a blast: Laverne Cox celebrated her 50th birthday at New York City's largest hotel rooftop bar on Thursday evening, following the release of her Barbie

Having a blast: Laverne Cox celebrated her 50th birthday at New York City's largest hotel rooftop bar on Thursday evening, following the release of her Barbie

Just like her Barbie, Cox sported her blonde hair in cascading platinum waves. 

Glamorous: Just 24 hours after the release of her Mattel's Mattel’s first-ever transgender doll, the Orange Is the New Black actress dressed up in the figurine's exact outfit

Glamorous: Just 24 hours after the release of her Mattel's Mattel’s first-ever transgender doll, the Orange Is the New Black actress dressed up in the figurine's exact outfit

Real-life Barbie: As she strutted down the pink with her doll in her hand, the Emmy winner struck a number of flirty poses as she played with the tulle skirt of her chic ensemble, featuring a leather corset top and shiny white pant boots

Real-life Barbie: As she strutted down the pink with her doll in her hand, the Emmy winner struck a number of flirty poses as she played with the tulle skirt of her chic ensemble, featuring a leather corset top and shiny white pant boots

Posing away: Just like her Barbie, Cox sported her blonde hair in cascading platinum waves

Posing away: Just like her Barbie, Cox sported her blonde hair in cascading platinum waves

Lookalike: The beauty was the spitting image of her Barbie doll

Lookalike: The beauty was the spitting image of her Barbie doll

Following the announcement about her doll, Cox could barely contain her excitement as she raved about a Barbie being made in her lifelessness. 

'I can't wait for fans to find my doll on shelves and have the opportunity to add a Barbie doll modeled after a transgender person to their collection,' she said in a statement, obtained by Page Six

While speaking about making history as Mattel's first transgender Barbie, the Orange Is the New Black actress said the experience was 'surreal.'

Chic: Cox's Orange Is the New Black Emma Myles came to support in a cropped hot pink tank top and black pants
Looking good! She accessorized her look with a studded black purse

Chic: Cox's Orange Is the New Black Emma Myles came to support in a cropped hot pink tank top and black pants

Radiant: Orange Is the New Black star Alysia Reiner made a stylish entrance in a pink feathered and bright red heels

Radiant: Orange Is the New Black star Alysia Reiner made a stylish entrance in a pink feathered and bright red heels

Playful: The actress sported a blonde wig with pink stripes

Playful: The actress sported a blonde wig with pink stripes

Additionally, the Inventing Anna actress explained to People how the doll is a major win for the LGBTQ community amid disturbing proliferation of anti-trans bills. 

She went on to describe how this is a bit of 'hope and possibility' for trans people in a year where 'over 250 pieces of anti-trans legislation have been introduced in state legislatures all over the country.'

'In this environment where trans kids are being attacked, that this can also be a celebration of transness, and also a space for them to dream, understand and be reminded that trans is beautiful,' Cox continued. 

Leggy display: Celebrity fitness instructor Kacy Duke sported a white leotard and thigh-high boots with black stripes

Leggy display: Celebrity fitness instructor Kacy Duke sported a white leotard and thigh-high boots with black stripes

Edgy: Alexis Floyd wore a black leather jacket jacket and matching boots
American soprano Angel Blue cut a sophisticated figure in a light blue minidress and black heels

Alexis Floyd and Angel Blue were among the celebrity attendees

As for the design process, she was 'very involved' and had notes like 'can we make her look more like me' and to be 'more African American.'

'And we had a conversation about highlights and lowlights because I'm blonde most of the time now, but I'm a Black girl, so I need a dark root,' the Emmy-winning producer added. 

Of the subject, she concluded: 'And we had a whole conversation about how they can't do that, but they could do dark low lights.' 

Special performance: Laverne Cox appeared to be having a blast as she partied away at her A Very Barbie Birthday celebration at Magic Hour

Special performance: Laverne Cox appeared to be having a blast as she partied away at her A Very Barbie Birthday celebration at Magic Hour

'I can't wait for fans to find my doll on shelves and have the opportunity to add a Barbie doll modeled after a transgender person to their collection,' she said in a statement, obtained by Page Six, earlier this week

'I can't wait for fans to find my doll on shelves and have the opportunity to add a Barbie doll modeled after a transgender person to their collection,' she said in a statement, obtained by Page Six, earlier this week

As a child, Cox revealed her mother forbid her from playing with Barbie dolls because she 'was assigned male at birth.'

Upon reflecting on this traumatizing experience during her upbringing in her 30s, the stars said her therapist reminded her 'it's never too late to have a happy childhood, and what you should do for your inner child is go out and buy yourself a Barbie doll.'

'I played with my Barbie, and I told my mom what my therapist had said. And that first Christmas after that, my mom sent me a Barbie doll,' she gushed. 'And she's been sending me Barbies for Christmas and for my birthday.'

An honor: Following the exciting announcement, the 49-year-old performer could barely contain her excitement as she raved about a doll being made in her likeness

An honor: Cox has made history as Mattel's first-ever transgender Barbie earlier this week

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Laverne Cox rings in her 50th birthday by dressing up as her Barbie doll at the Moxy Hotel in NYC

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