Posts tagged "barbie"

Jessica Simpson Gets Dumped Right Before Her Ken And Barbie Themed B-Day Party!

What’s worse than getting dumped right before your birthday? Getting dumped right before your Ken and Barbie-themed birthday party!!! This is exactly what happened to Jessica Simpson when Tony Romo broke it off with her. Obvs, Jess canceled the fiesta because, without Ken, Barbie just can’t go on. [People] — We think the spilit might’ve…

By: Nikki Dowling / July 14, 2009

Jason Wu Dolls Just As Chic As Their Runway Counterparts

Returning to his couture doll clothing roots, fashion darling Jason Wu has designed a doll and clothed it in one of his Fall ’09 runway looks. Reminiscent of Barbie way back before she became so fond of hot pink and boobs, this bleached blond little number is a classy alternative to those slutty Bratz dolls.

By: Lily Q / July 13, 2009

Quick Pic: Does This Barbie Look Like Heidi Klum?

Heidi Klum was immortalized as part of Barbie’s Blonde Ambition Collection, but the doll just looks like a regular Barbie doll to me. Now I wonder why Mattel even bothered with this collection. [7/8/09]…

By: Annika Harris / July 9, 2009

The Palms Unveils Barbie-Themed Suite…Let’s Go Party

It’s hard to be a Barbie girl in a Barbie world when your surroundings average an inch in size. Now you can play the my-size version at the Palms Resort in Las Vegas in the newly added Barbie Suite. Created for her 50th birthday, the super-pink pad is an all out homage to the doll…

By: Leonora Epstein / June 8, 2009

That’s Vaginal! Escalator In First Ever Barbie Flagship Store Looks Like Lady Bits

Have I seen too many vaginas, or does this pink-hued escalator in the world’s first ever Barbie flagship store in Shanghai look a hell of a lot like a hooha? I mean, really. The recently completed Barbie-themed Mattel store in Shanghai, China, was designed by Slade Architecture. At a whopping 35,000 square feet, the Barbie…

By: Susannah Breslin / May 6, 2009

Quickies!: Amber Rose Reins It In

Amber Rose totally toned it down for the Metropolitan Opera’s Gala. But so did Kanye. And Annika thinks Kanye controls everything Amber does so… [DListed]
A woman from Las Vegas won the U.S. Pole Dancing Championship and will be representing our country at the elite Miss Pole Dance Australia 2009 competition later this year. [Gothamist]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 16, 2009

“Saturday Night Live” Celebrates Barbie’s Birthday

Oh Kristen Wiig, is there nothing you can’t do? On Saturday’s episode (with musical guest Kelly Clarkson, whose new album drops tomorrow), Barbie dropped by “Weekend Update” to celebrate her 50th birthday with Seth Meyers. She revealed what we’ve always suspected about her on/off boyfriend Ken — that his little penile nubbin isn’t…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 16, 2009

Barbie Weddings No Longer Child’s Play In Japan

Barbie just doesn’t cut it for little girls in Japan, who would rather play with Licca-Chan, a rival doll. So instead, Mattel, Inc. will cater to adult brides when it launches the Barbie Bridal line, a collection of wedding gowns complete with ruffles and bows embroidered with the Barbie logo, only in Japan in June.

By: Annika Harris / March 9, 2009

Barbie Was A Naughty Bitch

Today is Barbie’s OFFICIAL 50th Birthday, after many weeks worth of pre-celebration (she always seemed like a party girl…). There’s always going to be debate over the positive and negative effects that Barbie has on little girls, but I think most women would agree that there is one universal truth when it comes to the…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 9, 2009

Outlaw Barbie Coming Soon

Barbie just can’t seem to get a break, despite celebrating her 50th birthday this month. A West Virginia lawmaker, Democrat Jeff Eldridge, has proposed the Ban Barbie Bill because he believes dolls like this place too much importance on physical beauty, and not enough on intellectual and emotional development. “I just hate the image that…

By: Annika Harris / March 6, 2009

Barbie Has A Tramp Stamp

Totally Stylin’ Tattoos Barbie hit store shelves recently, and parents aren’t happy. What’s disturbing most parents is the “tattoo gun” that comes with each doll and allows children to put temporary tattoos on Barbie, her clothes, and themselves. “Now she’s teaching our little girls how to apply tramp stamps. Next she’ll have her very ow…

By: Annika Harris / March 6, 2009

Style Buzz: Karl Lagerfeld’s Barbie Dolls

DAMN, why do I not live in France?!?! Karl Lagerfeld designed fancy little outfits for some Barbie dolls and they’re are on display at the Colette shop in Paris from March 9-28. Pics (alongside a real-life “Ken” model) above. [Collete]
And in more Barbie news: a lawmaker in West Virgina is trying to outlaw the…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 5, 2009

Cougar Barbie: So Lifelike!

Barbie turned 50 this year, but what does that mean for her sex symbol status? Well, the blond bombshell is officially a cougar! And she can work a pole better than Marisa Tomei in “The Wrestler”. Yup, Barbie’s still got it and as this fake commercial explains, it’s mostly thanks to “dream botox&#8221…

By: Simcha / March 3, 2009

Barbie Dream House Gets A Birthday Makeover

Your dream of walking through Barbie’s Dream House might actually turn into a reality. As we all know, Barbie is turning 50 this year and to celebrate her birthday, Mattel is planning a big party. And none other than “Top Design” judge and interior designer extraordinaire, Jonathan Adler, is leading the party planning committee. He…

By: Persia Ali / February 20, 2009

Quick Pic: Barbie Gets Her Close-Up

New York Fashion Week kicked off this morning in the tents at Bryant Park. Inside the venue, there are Barbies everywhere — and not just the tall, thin, glamorous editors and buyers attending the shows. There’s a whole display that spells out “Barbie” in Barbies, each letter with a different doll. After the jump, more…

By: Catherine Strawn / February 13, 2009

Makeup: What’s With the Kid Stuff?

Most little girls (and even some boys!) have a moment where they play in mom’s makeup, pretending to be a grown-up woman. But is the reverse true as well: do grown women like to play in makeup that looks to be for little girls?

Barbie for Stila, featuring makeup mimicking Barbie’s looks over the…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 8, 2009

Quickies!: Jessica Simpson Isn’t A Cover Girl

Jessica Simpson will not be gracing the cover of Self magazine as previously planned. Jess has been making a lot of headlines for her recent weight gain, but Self claims that’s not why the pop star won’t be on the cover anymore. They claim she’s too busy. [Popeater] — Doing what, making straight to video

By: Persia Ali / February 5, 2009

Barbie’s Designer Was Pervy

Barbie has had a rather controversial past that has centered around her physique and her impact on young girls. But the past of Barbie toy designer Jack Ryan is juicier than any compromising position you may have put Barbie and Ken in when you were younger. In Toy Monster: The Big, Bad World of Mattel,…

By: Annika Harris / January 16, 2009

Look Like Barbie! At Least In The Face

Barbie gets everything. Really, it’s not fair. Sure, it’s her 50th birthday this year, but, jeez, she is getting the coolest presents! Besides a fashion show during New York Fashion week and a customized pair of Christian Louboutin shoes, Barbie also gets a collection of makeup by Stila. The limited edition series features four “Decade…

By: Catherine Strawn / January 13, 2009

Quickies!: Jessica Simpson Is Dirty And Lindsay Lohan Is Straight

Eww gross! Jessica Simpson only washes her hair two or three times a month. [Star]
The man who created Barbie was a total horn-dog. [Daily Mail]
This hockey player must have been hungry at last night’s Ottawa Senators game. He bit a player on the opposing team. [ESPN]…

By: Persia Ali / January 9, 2009
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