Posts tagged "barbie"

Barbie Must Make A Ton Of Money To Afford These Clothes

The girl’s measurements are outside of the realm of womens’ proportions, she’s accumulated hundreds of careers in her life, and meanwhile, hasn’t aged a day. And now with her new…

Bianca Posterli | March 4, 2010 - 6:40 pm

All Hail Madame President Barbie

We know all you nerds were psyched when toy company Mattel announced “computer programmer” came out on top in a contest for Barbie’s next career. But for those of us…

Jessica Wakeman | March 4, 2010 - 1:00 pm

Sale On Black Barbies In Aisle 3

Look closely and you’ll see that the black Barbie dolls at this Midwest store are almost 50 percent cheaper than the white dolls. But instead of harping on the racial…

Annika Harris | March 3, 2010 - 5:10 pm

The Inspiration Board: The Original Barbie Doll

No matter how you feel about Barbie’s measurements, her impact on the self-esteem of girls, or her conspicuous consumption, you can’t deny that she’s above all else, a true fashion…

Annika Harris | March 3, 2010 - 4:30 pm

Barbie Inc. Really Needs A Copy Editor

See the full Barbie display after the jump … [via BuzzFeed] …

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 1, 2010 - 1:50 pm

Barbie’s New Career Is … Computer Engineering!

She’s been a doctor, she’s been a punk rocker, hell, she’s even moonlit as JK Rowling from the “Harry Potter” series. But Barbie’s 2010 career will be of the geekier…

Jessica Wakeman | February 12, 2010 - 6:20 pm

“Harry Potter” Scribe J.K. Rowling Gets Her Own Barbie Doll

Now don’t get jealous, Stephen King. Mattel has created a one-of-a-kind J.K. Rowling doll to honor the billionaire-ess author of the Harry Potter series. At last, a Barbie who can…

Jessica Wakeman | February 3, 2010 - 7:40 pm

Check This Out: Artsy Barbie

Looks like there’s a Barbie art trend catching on. Not too long ago, we saw some amazing re-creations of Lady Gaga costumes modeled by the doll, and now we’ve come…

Leonora Epstein | January 11, 2010 - 7:15 pm

Barbie’s Latest Career Move—Becoming Lady Gaga

This seems like one of those cases of life imitating art imitating life, and makes you wonder, which came first? Lady Gaga? Or Barbie Gaga? The likeness is crazy-similar! The…

Leonora Epstein | December 18, 2009 - 3:20 pm

Barbie Does Rodarte!

A Who What Wear intern made this unbelievable Barbie-in-Rodarte cake. We love! [Pipeline] …

Susannah Breslin | December 14, 2009 - 12:50 pm

Barbie’s (Still) More Fashionable Than You Are

Barbie has lived a ton of lifestyles: airline stewardess, teacher and doctor, to name a few. But now she’s become more of a fashionista than ever. Christian Louboutin already outfitted…

Bianca Posterli | December 7, 2009 - 3:10 pm

Barbie In A Burqa Is All Kinds Of Wrong

Barbie has enjoyed many careers in her life—stewardess, doctor, rock star—and she’s got all the teeny-weeny outfits in her Dream House closet to prove it. But one outfit Barbie has…

Jessica Wakeman | November 23, 2009 - 8:20 pm

Bad Barbie! Bad, Bad!

Hey, the economy is hard for everyone, and if anyone knows anything about making career switches, it’s Barbie. Her latest gig is as a dominatrix, or at least it is…

Leonora Epstein | November 13, 2009 - 1:10 pm

Barbie Goes Back To The ’80s

Barbie collectors, get psyched for December: Mattel is launching their “Ladies of the ’80s” line, complete with mini interpretations of the great Joan Jett, Debbie Harry, and Cyndi Lauper.

Bianca Posterli | October 26, 2009 - 3:40 pm

Does Anyone Remember The Marvelous World Of Shani & Her Friends Dolls By Mattel?

Mattel recently released a line of black Barbie dolls that is supposed to be more authentic. The So In Style by Barbie dolls, developed by Stacy McBride-Irby, have fuller lips,…

Annika Harris | October 22, 2009 - 1:20 pm

Barbie Gone Wild!

As far as I was concerned when I was a little girl, there was only one proper use for my Barbie dolls—simulating sex acts. But Barbie and Ken humping (without…

Ami Angelowicz | October 14, 2009 - 5:30 pm

Calling All Barbie Look-Alikes!

Do you look like Barbie? Have you been graced with her odd proportions and doll-like looks? Or maybe you have a lingering obsession from childhood that has yet to go…

Bianca Posterli | October 5, 2009 - 5:30 pm

The Top 10 Most Shocking Celebrity Breakups!

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel are reportedly donezo. Though nothing has been officially confirmed and the couple was seen together earlier this week, it would be a slightly shocking breakup,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 3, 2009 - 2:00 pm

Tinseltown Toys With A Barbie Movie

Get ready to roll your eyes. Universal Studios announced today that they’ve reached an agreement with toy giant Mattel to make a live-action Barbie movie. I repeat: Universal will cast…

Jessica Goldberg | September 24, 2009 - 5:50 pm

Japanese Harper’s Bazaar Turns Michelle Obama Into A Blond Doll

The latest Japanese edition of Harper’s Bazaar presents an interesting take on first lady fashion by dressing up a blond-haired, blue-eyed Barbie-like doll in a number of outfits and plopping…

Catherine Strawn | September 24, 2009 - 1:50 pm