It’s hard to ignore Barbie in any conversation about beauty standards and body image for young girls, and it’s naive not to acknowledge the part that Barbie plays in a much larger narrative that teaches young girls they aren’t good enough. More
Once upon a time, a 30-year-old singer wore a very, very low-cut dress to a fancy event. The dress did not become famous because it was pretty. It became famous because Jennifer Lopez was wearing it. More
Speaking of Barbie, in addition to now having an unnecessarily and obnoxiously recolored Mars Rover and perhaps being made in the image of a certain pro-choice hero, she now officially has a nicer purse than you. Or, at the very least, nicer than mine, which is easy because I spent $9.50 on my bag and it came with free socks. More
The Curiosity rover is pink to match Barbie’s outfit. More
No, really, this is a real thing. This isn’t me being horribly catty and tossing around inappropriate insults because Barbie has high cheekbones. I’d just say “crater-face Barbie is coming” or something if that were the case. More
In December, Rebecca Sypin and Jane Bingham started a Facebook page, “Beautiful and Bald Barbie! Let’s see if we can get it made,” urging Mattel to create a bald Barbie for women who’ve lost their hair–in Bingham’s case, while battling cancer. More
Nicki Minaj is no longer the ruling pop star with a Barbie lookalike: Katy Perry just got the Mattel treatment. More
This is really stupid. Not that I’m judgmental or anything. And not that I won’t be watching. Reality Blurred just reported that Whitney Port (of The Hills and The City) will be hosting Genuine Ken: The Search for the Great … More
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I found one of these artists originally from fellow b5 blog Layers Upon Layers (Barbie Lovers Beware), but it inspired me to find a list of one-of-a-kind Barbie based jewelry. Images are from the product sale pages on Etsy, and … More