Barbie doll

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Barbie doll

popular dress-up doll; extremely conventional and feminine. [Am. Hist.: Sann, 179]
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"Barbie's fashion will always be ahead and may change through time but there is a revival of the '60s, '70s, '80s, and 90's fashion through Barbie dolls. It will exhibit the fashion history to the world.
When I outgrew my Barbie dolls, I turned to books and glossies as I envisioned a career in fashion.
" Nowadays, Barbie Dolls are no longer confined to a stereotype.
Kids can dive into a new adventure with Aldi's Dolphin Magic Snorkel Barbie Doll ([pounds sterling]14.99) ; her brightly coloured top and shorts change from blue to pink in warm water, revealing a fresh new look.
The epitome of Barbie excitement came when we'd receive our Eid money and go to buy more clothes for our Barbie dolls."
'I have nothing against Barbie dolls per se, I just have a problem with the things Barbie will tell my daughter about her looks.
"We know she's simply being an ally here, but as a kid my Barbies only dated other lady Barbie Dolls"
There was a time when Barbie dolls were criticised by people for setting unrealistic body and fashion standards for small girls.
Growing up, I used to play with Barbie dolls a lot and I have watched almost every single Barbie movie.
Here are some photos of Barbie dolls from different years:
Barbie dolls have always been a controversial children's toy -- largely because their body shapes show girls an unattainable, unrealistic view of the female form.
Q My little girl loves her Barbie dolls and plays with them all the time but I've heard that they can be a dangerous influence on girls growing up.