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    By Allen Voivod Barbie® will soon celebrate Marvel’s Black Widow with a collectible doll inspired by fan-favorite agent-turned-hero Natasha Romanoff -- also known as Black Widow! One version of Marvel Studios' Black Widow Barbie® Doll will wear her black armored bodysuit and be widely available. The other version will wear her special white armored bodysuit, and will only be available at Barb… Read More

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    By Allen Voivod As we celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the Barbie® Fashion Model Collection, we've taken a loving look back at some of the notable designs and milestones in this fantastic series from Senior Director for Barbie® Design Robert Best. Previous articles have explored the first and second half-decades, and now, we move onto the third time period, 2010-2014. Best's and Barbie®… Read More

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    By Allen Voivod  Happy anniversary, Mattel! Since 1955, Mattel has been a source of wonder and creativity. Now, in honor of 75 remarkable years, Barbie® Signature has designed two Barbie® Collector Mattel 75th Anniversary Dolls and created a stunning vintage reproduction of the original 1962 Barbie® Dreamhouse! From humble beginnings in Southern California to worldwide acclaim for its in… Read More

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    By Allen Voivod   UPDATE: We're honored to announce that the 40th Anniversary First Black Barbie® Doll is being featured in the September 2020 issue of Harper's Bazaar! There had been African-American dolls in the Mattel line dating back to the 1960s, but never one named "Barbie®" – until Black Barbie® Doll, designed by Kitty Black Perkins, debuted in 1980. Four decades later, Bill … Read More

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    By Allen Voivod  Last year, the first-ever Dia de Muertos Barbie® Doll captured the imagination of collectors all over the world. It was one of Barbie® Signature's most popular dolls in 2019 – so popular, in fact, that it inspired the start of a new tradition. Today, we're proud to reveal the 2020 edition of the Dia de Muertos Barbie® Doll, second in a new collection! The 2019 Dia de Mu… Read More

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    By Allen Voivod  It was an exciting week of voting, and all four doll design concepts acquitted themselves admirably. But only two could advance to the prototype phase of the 2020 Barbie® Signature Doll Design Showdown. Are you ready for the reveal? Design Concept #2: Design Concept #3:   Now that you've selected two designs, here's what happens next. A couple … Read More

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    By Allen Voivod  We're still in the throes of summertime, but we're already thinking about fall … specifically, the "Fall" doll for the @Barbiestyle Fashion Doll Series! Voting is now open for the third of four dolls in this series, where your choices will define the winning doll to be manufactured by Mattel. Each doll, available for purchase in the Barbie® online shop in 2021, will come with… Read More

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    By Allen Voivod  You did it – again! Tens of thousands of Barbie® fans voted on Instagram and on our website survey for the "Summer" hairstyle, fashion, and accessory choices in our second @BarbieStyle Fashion Doll Series poll. Thank you for joining the fun! We've tabulated the results, and we're ready to share them in detail. Have a look at the choices made by you and Barbie® collectors… Read More

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    A New Doll Coming Soon!

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    By Allen Voivod If you're a Platinum or Gold Status member at Barbie® Signature, you have the opportunity to check out sneak previews, which provide details on upcoming dolls before the general public gets to hear about them. There's a doll coming next week that's going to generate tremendous excitement in the Barbie® collecting world, and we don't say that lightly.  It's the s… Read More

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    By Allen Voivod   Last year, the first-ever Doll Design Showdown debuted, and you chose the design and prototype that would be made into a new Barbie® Signature doll. Now, you get to do it again! The 2020 Barbie® Signature Doll Design Showdown has begun, and this time, Designer Angel Kent is going "under the sea" to inspire your votes. You’ll select the winning doll in two phases. P… Read More

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    By Allen Voivod We have a winner in the first-ever Barbie® Signature Doll Design Showdown. Fans all over the world voted for her, but only Platinum and Gold Status members can pre-order her – and only for a limited time! Read on for all the important details. (Not a member? Join now!)   The pre-order period lasts four weeks, from 8/17 to  9/14. During that time, we must receiv… Read More

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