From the original petite, blue-eyed, and blonde-haired dolls, Barbie has come a very long way as it released its Barbie Fashionista line that centers on diversity and inclusion. Recently, the company unveiled the latest addition to the Barbie Fashionista line—one that includes Barbie with hearing aids. On May 13, Barbie’s official Instagram account introduced to […]
Calling all doll collectors out there! In celebration of the Chinese New Year, Mattel teamed up with world-renowned Chinese fashion designer Guo Pei in the all-new Barbie Lunar New Year doll. Launched on January 24, Mattel shared a glimpse of the newly-released doll through its official Barbie Instagram account. They wrote, “For many Asian countries […]
If you have children or if your old toys are lying around in a box in your parents’ attic, chances are that some Barbie dolls are among them.
Korean football team ‘accidentally’ uses sex dolls instead of fashion mannequins to fill empty stands
As establishments slowly reopen in some affected countries, some stores came up with a clever idea to promote social distancing while creating a “normal ambience” for their customers. For instance, a Vietnamese restaurant owner in Thailand decided to place stuffed animals at each table to keep diners company; while a German cafe asked customers to […]
Dubbed the “Barbie Wellness” collection, it features a doll that uses light and sound effects to guide children through a series of mindfulness exercises.
After releasing Barbie dolls in wheelchairs and with prosthetic limbs this past February, Mattel is now exploring the concept of non-binarity.