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Designer Louboutin Says Barbie's Arches Are Too Fat

Credit: Joseph Kaczmareka, AP
Shoe designer Christian Louboutin is giving Barbie a makeover, an honor bestowed on other fashionistas in the past. But it seems that Barbie has fat ankles. Or arches. Or something. All heck broke loose this week ...

Black Barbie, But Why The Long Hair?

Barbie So In Style designer Stacey McBride-Irby with her mini creations. Credit: Mattel/AP
Mattel has launched a new line of Barbies called So In Style, designed to look more like young black girls. Except for the hair. The hair is straight. ...

Barbie Girls in a Barbie World - At the Prom?

Teens are all dolled up for prom. Image: Mikael Buck, Solentnews.biz
Prom has always been about going over the top on the glam front, but two British girls have gone to new and unusual lengths: They had themselves delivered to their prom in life...

Tori Amos, Barbie Abuse and Embarrassing Moms - Links We Love

For some girls, Barbie's just a science experiment. Image: Brani's Fashion Dolls on Flickr
Partridge family mom Shirley Jones is thinking of posing for Playboy. At 75. If she's looking to get noticed, that'll do it. -- MomLogic It's all fun ...

Barbie Banned in West Virginia?

It's such a shame that, after 50 years, yet another Barbie boycott is on the horizon. Sure, generations of parents have refused to forgive the doll's blatant disregard for real women's figures. But here's one lawmaker in West Virginia ready to take t...

Barbie Designer was a Pervert?

Mattel's beloved Barbie will turn 50 on March 9th and already the stories celebrating her life and style are popping up on the Web. But, according to a new book, there are hidden secrets in the fashionable, anatomically-impossible doll's past that ar...

Favorite Holiday Toys of Yore

They just don't make toys like they used to. I'm all for advances in technology and whatnot, but I really appreciate--and miss--the quality and craftsmanship of the toys that were around when I was a kid. They seemed to be built better, last lo...

Grandpa makes record-breaking catch with Barbie fishing pole

Fisherman love to tell tales about the one that got away. But how do you explain to your fishing buddies that the one that didn't get away was caught with a Barbie fishing pole that came with its own hot pink tackle box? Doting grandfather David Haye...

Elvis and Priscilla Barbie Dolls available

Now, this is a collector Barbie I can get behind. Forget the trashy looking comic book hero Black Canary, Mattel's newest collector dolls have a sweet and innocent air about them. Available for the first time ever, the new dolls depict Priscilla Beau...

Can there really be an eco-Barbie?

So, the children of Iran don't get to play with Barbie dolls because they undermine their Muslim culture. American kids, meanwhile, are apparently eschewing the dolls because of the environmentally unfriendly packaging. There's probably not much Matt...

No barbies for Iranian girls

Barbie, the iconic American fashion doll, is destroying the youth and the culture of Iran. So says Ghorban Ali Dori Najafabadi, anyway. Najafabadi is Iran's Prosecutor General and he wants restrictions on the importation of Western toys in order to p...

My memories of santa

I don't know if you celebrated Christmas in your household when you were a kid, or if you gave particular attention to Santa Claus, but I certainly did. I loved Christmas as a kid and still do, even though let's just say I've stopped listening for ...

World's first Barbie store

In Buenos Aires, young girls can now live the Barbie lifestyle, beginning as young as three years old. At the first ever Barbie store, girls can get their hair done, try on makeup, and dress in fancy gowns, all while their parents are enjoying a cup ...

Salma, the Muslim Barbie

The doll you see pictured here may look a lot like a Barbie doll, but she sure doesn't dress like one. The doll is Salma, the brainchild of a 28-year-old Indonesian woman named Sukmawati Suryaman, who saw a need for a more appropriate version of the ...

The all new Lead Poison Barbie?

By the looks of it, I am the very last person on the planet to discover i am bossy -- a truly hysterical, totally random, absolutely perfect blog. I love it! Yesterday the bossy poked fun at Mattel's latest massive lead-related recall by creating thi...

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