In 1992 I knew exactly what I wanted: a Barbie Dreamhouse with a working elevator. I wanted that Barbie Dreamhouse more than I wanted anything in the whole world. More than I wanted a pony. More than I wanted jellies (which are sandals made from glitter encased in plastic). More »
In a world where gaming and tech are thought of as male arenas, Game Developer Barbie is a sign of the changing times. More »
Meet Jade, a 20-year-old woman from Bristol, England, who received breast implants to take her A cups to double Gs, and applied self-tanner and hot pink lipstick daily to mimic Barbie’s signature look. More »
All bodies are good bodies, even if a man is attached to it More »
In lieu of Mattel’s recent release of a more diverse set of Barbie options, 24-year-old Haneefa Adam has created an Instagram of her own line of Barbie fashions called Hijab Barbie, or for short — Hijarbie. More »
Now women can be any shape and size as long as it is one of these four shapes and sizes! More »
Weezy knows what Barbie is really making in that kitchen. More »
You know who doesn’t have her own Barbie? Giuliana Rancic. More »
We girls can do anything, including scare the living crap out of you. More »
Barbie has been around since 1959, wasp-waisted and pert, teetering on permanently pointed, rubbery toes. Her feet have been her handicap, forced by nature and her creator to wear only heels or walk around on her tippy-toes. But soon, she will experience the freedom to wear whatever shoe she sees fit and walk on flat… More »
Vatican commissioners are speaking out against child abusers; allegedly corrupt anti-abortion former governor Rick Perry is officially running for President; Barbie gets to wear flats now; learn about the Frag Dolls video gaming team. More »
The concept of the Western standard of beauty is slowly disintegrating, and in Nigeria, that slow pace is picking up steam, all thanks to a set of dolls.
The Queens of Africa dolls and Naija Princess dolls were created by a Nigerian entrepreneur, Taofick Okoya, after he realized that his three daughters were… More »
We’ve all heard the criticism that Barbie dolls warp young girls’ beauty ideals, but what if those little girls got to see a Barbie with a less than perfect appearance? Paris photographer Hamid Blad wanted to take a deeper look at Barbie’s beauty (or lack thereof), so he put together his “Barbie Blad” series, which… More »
Not only will “Normal Barbies” have the bodies of an average American woman — their skin will also look something like “normal,” too. An add-on pack will allow kids to give their dolls acne, cellulite, stretch marks and more.
Last year, artists and researcher Nickolay Lamm designed the original “Lammily” dolls, scaled to… More »
Justin Jedlica, also known as the Human Ken Doll, has a problem with Human Barbie Valeria Lukyanova, who he calls his “arch-nemesis.”
I’m getting a crazy flashback to that time when I was six and made my Barbie kick Ken out of the Dream House.
Jedlica and Lukyanova have met in… More »
The Girl Scouts of the USA is under pressure from the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood and the Center for a New American Dream to end its partnership with Barbie, which it began last summer. The organization teamed up with Mattel to offer a Barbie webpage, activity book and uniform patch for Girl Scouts aged 5 to… More »