Higher Learning Poster Woman: Meet Graduate School Barbie

April 8, 2016 by

By Unknown Author - Graduate School Barbie comes in two forms: Delusional Master’s Barbie™ and Ph.D. Masochist Barbie™. Every Graduate School Barbie comes with these fun-filled features guaranteed to delight and entertain for hours: Grad School Barbie comes out of the box with a big grin on her face that turns into a frown after 2 weeks or her first advisor ... [Read More]

Curvy, Petite, Tall: New Doll Body Types Revealed By Barbie Brand

January 28, 2016 by

"We are in a position of progress, not perfection right now." - Kim Culmone, Head of Design, Barbie Barbie has a new body... three of them, in fact. The Curvy, Petite, and Tall body types, which were revealed today in a TIME exclusive and described as "the most dramatic change in the iconic and controversial toy's 57-year history," are the result of Mattel's Project Dawn, ... [Read More]

#AvaBarbie Is First Of Sheroes Dolls To Be Made Available To The Public, Sells Out In Minutes

December 7, 2015 by

Yesterday at 5:24 pm, Oscar-nominated “Selma” Director Ava DuVernay Tweeted that proceeds from her #AvaBarbie would benefit two of her favorite charities, which caused a tidal wave of excited anticipation on social media. The doll, which was initially created in her likeness to be a one-off for Barbie's Sheroes celebration, ... [Read More]

Reese Witherspoon To Make Film About Barbie And The Iconic Doll’s Creator, Ruth Handler

December 1, 2015 by

Hollywood's insider news source, The Tracking Board, has exclusively reported that "Reese Witherspoon and her producing partner Bruna Papandrea are in development with the origin story of the iconic Barbie doll, its company and its creator." Having picked up the book rights, the film will be based on Robin Gerber’s ... [Read More]

Star Wars Loving Girl Gets A Chewbacca-Barbie Birthday Cake, And It’s Everything!

November 27, 2015 by

Earlier this fall we shared an awesome Hulk Princess Cake made by a mom for her twin girls. The cake was amazing and by far, one of the coolest we had ever seen… that was until this Chewbacca-Barbie cake came on the scene. When Reddit user Jamie’s 3-year-old daughter Sophie requested a Star Wars ... [Read More]

1959-2015: A Fascinating Look At The Changing Face Of Barbie… Year By Year

November 12, 2015 by

"I was curious as to exactly how Barbie’s face has changed across the 56-year span she’s been around. Personally, I think the molds they used from 1987-1995 are the cutest, but I was still a little girl playing with Barbies at that time, so I may be a bit biased." - tenaflyviper The result of this tumblr user's curiosity is this truly fascinating look at the changing face of Barbie... every year from ... [Read More]

GoldieBlox Shows Us What It Would Look Like If All Action Heroes Were Girls… And It’s Awesome

November 5, 2015 by

What if all the action heroes who saved the world, day in and day out… were girls? That’s what our friends at GoldieBlox asked and answered in this brilliant stop motion video featuring Ruby Rails, the company’s newest tech loving superhero and her engineering friend Goldie. ... [Read More]

Illustrator Reimagines A Feminist Barbie Complete With Her Own Inclusive Collection Of “Dolls”

September 25, 2015 by

When Marie Claire South Africa approached Colleen Clark about a project on "making a feminist Barbie," the talented illustrator and comic-maker was excited to have the chance to add to the discussion about the "really complex feminine icon." Her contribution was an acceptance-championing Barbie complete with her ... [Read More]