Barbie in recent years has become this byword for unrealistic body types and for decades the doll has been accused of promoting an unhealthy body image, so her slender figure has become a ‘real’ woman, yep Barbie now has a bum, meat on her thighs and a little tummy. Curvy Barbie, as she is being called, will also be joined with two other new Barbie body shapes for the Barbie Fashionista collection, Tall, which is a little tall than the original, and appears to have broader shoulders, as well as a Petite version, which is just as skinny as the
I know, I’m a day late with my November favourites, you can blame the poor light, it has been seriously gloomy for the past week, but fear not I’ve decided to purchase a lighting studio set-up so I can do fancy set-ups in the house no matter what the weather. I actually can’t believe I haven’t bought one sooner, so, come the December favourites they will be all shiny, bright and perfect, today not so much, there is only so much lightroom can do!!! Getting a little off topic aren’t I, back to what rocked in November. OK, so this
I’m a little giddy sharing Barbie’s latest collaboration as my favourite doll has teamed up with one of the UK’s most exciting footwear designers Sophia Webster, who just also happens to be one of my favs as well, and she has put together a full-on, pink party of pin-up styles for both adults and children. The Barbie by Sophia Webster collection is just pure fun, fusing both Webster’s charm, her signature perspex detailing and her use of slogans, I’m sending out good vibes to add her Barbie Doll flats to my collection, and maybe the glitter hi-tops – OK so I want
People ask me a lot about why I collect Barbie dolls and why I like her so much, and I always tells them its her ability to constantly reinvent herself that has always interested me. You could say my favourite doll is the Madonna of the toy world, the reinventions keep Barbie current, whether that’s with a new career, a new look, or ditching the heels for flats. I find her reinventions inspirational, and her latest is the biggest representation of the diverse world in which we live, as the ‘Super Style’ Barbie Fashionistas will feature 23 new faces, of which there
As a Barbie girl, I’ve been obsessed by the creative magazine editorial’s from around the globe following my favourite dolls fashion resurgence helped along by the amazing Barbie-inspired Moschino spring/summer 2015 collection. First we had Vogue Paris re-creating Barbie as real-life designer dolls, complete with the lust worthy accessories inside a box, and now it seems Vogue Japan and Anna Dello Russo have gone one better with their editorial starring the gorgeous Rosie Huntington-Whiteley doing her best Barbie impression, and it is spot on.