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  1. Where do you get inspiration for your personal style? Do you easily come up with outfits, or do you need a little help? I do not trust my own judgment when it comes to fashion. For years my wardrobe consisted mainly of black shirts, black pants, and black shoes. And I still sometimes got it wrong.… Read More

  2. Barbie® Loves Fashion's Night Out!

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    Check out everything Barbie for this year's Fashion's Night Out NYC: VOGUE DAILY: FNO Highlight of the Day: Barbie Scavenger Hunt REFINERY29: The Ultimate FNO Guide: Where To Go And Why and Where To Go And Why Slideshow GLAM.com: Hop on the Barbie Bus for Fashion's Night Out Fun NEWSD… Read More

  3. Collector Spotlight on Lori Goodman

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    Thanks so much to BarbieSM Fan Club Member Lori Goodman (aka "purse666" to her friends on the Barbie™ Bulletin Board), who took some time to sit down with us and answer a few questions about her collection, including: 1. What was your very first Barbie Doll as a child? 2. Why did you start coll… Read More

  4. Earlier this year, Ken and Barbie reunited after months of wooing, wowing, and entertaining millions who watched the “Will she or won’t she?” spectacle play out on websites, billboards, even cupcakes! This summer, a professional photographer in France asked herself what a Barbie and Ken wedding wo… Read More

  5. Wrapped Up in Scarves

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    by Matt Stevens Photos by James Williams I am obsessed with collecting scarves. Despite living in sunny Southern California, I keep buying more! Why this unabashed affection for a toasty neck wrap? Because a scarf is the perfect accessory. It dresses up any outfit, never goes out of fashion, an… Read More

  6. The design team at Barbie® Collector continues a great tradition with the festive and fashion-forward 2011 Holiday Barbie doll! The first holiday doll debuted in 1988 and was an instant hit with collectors worldwide. Ever since, the holiday dolls have come to symbolize the joy-filled spirit of the… Read More

  7. Barbie Loves FNO! Five designers from the Council of Fashion Designers of America participated in an event-within-an-event, The Ultimate Fashion Hunt. Rocking New York City during 2011 Fashion's Night Out, fashionistas tracked down one-of-a-kind Barbie dolls from Alexis Bittar, Alice + Olivia, Looms… Read More

  8. Get the latest Barbie headlines straight from Barbie Headquarters! Barbie Models Fall Designer Looks For Charity (PHOTOS) Barbie has always been a fashion chameleon. So, when the plastic trend maven tried on looks from five different CFDA designers, we weren’t surprised to see her pull off each o… Read More

  9. To celebrate the opening of California Design, 1930–1965: “Living in a Modern Way" at the LA County Museum of Art (LACMA), we're taking you "behind the scenes" to get a glimpse of the new exhibit and two of its shining stars - the original Barbie® and Ken® dolls! The exhibit also features an origina… Read More

  10. Francie® has got IT!

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    What I love most about Barbie®’s 'MOD'ern cousin Francie® is her dual nature! More than just sugar and spice, her polarity has to do with the zeitgeist of the times. Debuting at the height of the MOD era, Francie is equal parts coy and daring, conservative and wild — a combination of wholesome San… Read More

  11. After 30 years and more than 100 dolls, Dolls of the World® is the largest and longest-running series in the history of Barbie® Collector. Such a rich heritage also presents a unique challenge. How do you keep the line fresh for current collectors, and also introduce a new generation of Barbie fans … Read More

  12. Fly Girls!

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    By Chris Varaste Leather banquettes! Deluxe cabins! Leg room! Best of all, iconic stewardess uniforms! Flipping through a magazine on a recent — cramped — red-eye from NY to LA, I came across an ad for Pan Am, the new drama about flight attendants onboard the famous luxury aircraft in the 1960s. … Read More

  13. Calendar Daze

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    by Matt Stevens This time of year, walk into any bookstore or gift shop, and you’re met with racks upon racks of calendars, featuring everything from pop stars to nature scenes to Barbie® dolls to, well, you name it! During the holidays, calendars are as ubiquitous as ornaments and artificial tre… Read More

  14. Princess Grace Gala

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    The Princess Grace Gala was hosted by Princess Grace Foundation-USA, honoring Julie Andrews for her contribution to the arts and awarding emerging artists with scholarships to pursue their craft. The Barbie brand served as a silver sponsor and supported the Gala by donating the Grace Kelly The Bride… Read More

  15. What's Your Season?

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    If you had to choose between these two beach outfits, which would you pick? Tough choice, right? It might be a lot easier if you knew what season you were. If you just had a bad flashback to the 80s, you probably remember the old system of personal color analysis (PCA) that was supposed t… Read More

  16. Fashion's Night Out With Barbie®

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    A few weeks ago I found myself in the middle of the annual Fashion's Night Out in Soho, NYC, an amazing event that any fashion lover should experience at least once. Most of the action took place in about a three-block radius in this trendy New York neighborhood, and at times the streets were so cro… Read More

  17. While it’s hard to imagine myself without my long blond locks, I heart trying new things with my ‘do… especially if they’re not permanent! My beauty must-have for this season is my new Designable Hair Extensions, which lets any doll create custom hair extensions on an inkjet printer. I’ve had s… Read More

  18. Barbie® Pink, With a Pantone Twist!

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    Finally — Barbie® doll pays homage to Pantone color #219C, aka Barbie PINK!    Fresh in concept from innovative designer Linda Kyaw, Pink In PANTONE® Barbie® Doll takes fashion design to new heights by infusing cutting-edge style with sly references to the Pantone brand. “My appreciation f… Read More

  19. It’s the eighth largest country in the world, with 40 million people and vast climatic extremes. Its capital is often called the “Paris of South America.” And for the first time, it finally has a Barbie® doll to call its own. Say “¡Hola!” to Argentina Barbie Doll, one of four new dolls to join the… Read More

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