When I was a little kid, I loved having little pretend versions of my mom’s beauty products. I rubbed plastic lipstick on my mouth and fake blush on my cheeks. Some people might have freaked out at the idea of a little girl playing at being a grownup by trying to imitate adult standards of beauty, but I think I came out relatively un-warped. More
My name ain’t Barbie, it’s Janet.
This Janet Jackson Barbie is gorgeous, and the proceeds go to charity. Win-win. More
Now, if there was a red hotel across the street you could charge a ton of rent. More
If you’re going to play Monopoly, never let your cat be the banker. He will not share the money with anyone. And if you are playing Beatles Monopoly, he will hide that cash away. More
The world’s most expensive Barbie just sold for $300,000 at Christies. Because she’s a priceless work of art! Also, because she’s wearing a one carat diamond necklace. That you can’t remove and wear yourself. Though maybe you could? As a pinky ring? If you just popped that Barbie’s head off? Though I guess that would destroy the “work of art.” Well, I guess people make choices, and I’m sure this purchase seemed like a good idea at the time. Now. Here are some things you could spend $300,000 on that are not a Barbie. More
Remember how cute the Snuggle bear from those fabric softener commercials was? Well, now, imagine how cute he would be if you cut off his head, dyed it pink, and stuck it on a bedroom slipper. More
s further evidence that brands will slap their logo onto just about anything, we present: the Juicy Couture Rubik’s Cube. More
This dress by Prada – not that Prada, a Spanish designer named Agatha Ruiz de la Prada – is like that ball pit at McDonald’s or Chuck E Cheese come to life. The designer debuted this dress during her show at Madrid Fashion Week, and she has a well-known penchant for goofy and humorous choices in her designs. More
Grab your bestie and head to the nearest Toys-R-Us, because Bratz have returned to the shelves. Honestly, I thought the dolls were re-branded as Moxie Girls because MGA, the toymaker, realized that most mothers don’t want their children idolizing a … More
But you can’t buy her at Toys ‘R’ Us, and she’s cradling a Chinese baby.
It’s never too soon to encourage your baby to grow facial hair – or to love Laurel & Hardy movies. Get him or her started properly with this very cute mustache mobile. (Baby not included.) [Via Babble]
The only thing that could make this cooler were if it was Ms. Pac Man. [Via Nylon]
If you live in a state where it’s illegal to buy sex toys (or if you live in one where you have to call them “marital aids,” which is possibly worse), now there’s a workaround: you can grow one yourself! … More
Artist Shepard Fairey, best known for his iconic “Hope” painting of Barack Obama, has designed his first-ever toy. “Mr. Spray,” a paint-can character Fairey created, is a vinyl action figure. It’s eleven inches tall and comes in either red or … More