Barbie doll


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Barbie doll

popular dress-up doll; extremely conventional and feminine. [Am. Hist.: Sann, 179]
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THE STAR/MIGUEL DE GUZMAN Homegrown fashion designers create stunning Filipiniana ternos for the iconic Barbie doll which are on display for the Barbie in the East Exhibit at the SM City Taytay in Rizal Province on June 11, 2019.
Mattel, Inc., which manufactures Barbie dolls, has been working towards diversifying its lineup of dolls to fit with the times as the brand (https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/barbie-diversity_us_58b5debde4b060480e0c7aa2) began "losing relevance." Changes that have been made to the brand include (http://www.digitalspy.com/tech/news/a831350/new-barbie-ken-dolls-diversity-right-gender-identity-issues-fail/) modifications to the Ken doll  and (http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-35670446) realistic measurements for female dolls, among other alterations.
'We are so excited to honor Ibtihaj Mohammad with a one-of-a-kind Barbie doll! Ibtihaj continues to inspire women and girls everywhere to break boundaries,' said the official Twitter account of Barbie.
Commenting on the importance of representing the first-ever hijab-wearing doll, Muhammad said, "I'm really excited to have this moment happen in my life and also for all these little girls now who can shop for Barbie doll that may look them, may wear a hijab like they do, or like their mom does, or like a friend does.
"Murad recreates one of his most-celebrated silhouettes exclusively for Barbie doll," said a press release from the firm, a brand owned by American toy giants Mattel.
CUT ABOVE Czech model Daniela Pestova with an original Barbie doll
ENCYCLOPEDIA OF BARBIE DOLL FAMILY & FRIENDS LICENSED PRODUCTS 1961-1971: IDENTIFICATION & VALUES packs in a fine survey of all the Barbie products on the market, from Barbie paper dolls to Skipper and Midge.
Not surprisingly, Mattel, owner and manufacturer of the Barbie doll brand, was not pleased to see Barbie's wholesomeness defiled in such a way.
KATRINAKaif has joined the ranks of international icons like Marilyn Monroe, Shakira, Audrey Hepburn, Heidi Klum and Elizabeth Taylor, who have all been immortalised in Barbie doll sculpts.
Barbie Dolls sold for an average of pounds 8, but respondents may well have let an ultra valuable Barbie Doll Number One through the net - and in mint condition with box, she's worth pounds 2,000-3,000.