The world first met Barbie, Mattel’s flirty fashionista, in March 1959. Today, every little girl’s best plastic friend shows no signs of retiring. Her supernatural ability to adapt to each generation and pick up brown or Latina girlfriends has spawned many imitators. Still, she reigns. While businesses can learn from her brand, what do women learn?
Is there a way to promote individualized appearance-love and a healthy body image no matter how the dolls girls hold may look? Read We Love Barbie…But We Need New Dolls at BlogHer.com.
All ‘The Doll Project’ photographs republished with kind permission of the artist.