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David Bowie is now a Barbie

15/07/2019

David Bowie has been immortalised by Mattel after a Barbie doll was created in his likeness. In a gender-bending moment that the musician himself would surely approve of, the collectable doll was inspired by his Ziggy Stardust alter-ego. Mattel described Bowie as “the pioneer of sound and vision whose music continues to show the world how to reach for the stars”. The figurine – which was created in partnership with the 2019 David Bowie Archive – wears a striped silver…

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Fashion Designers Who Dressed Barbie

22/06/2019

Between juggling her impressive resumé and being a fashion icon for the ages, Barbie’s iconic dream-it-do-it lifestyle was an inspiration for the children who played with her. During the ’80s, Mattel began to collaborate with luxury designers for limited-edition releases of the doll wearing clothes, accessories, and even hair and makeup imagined by the brands. Several designers shrunk down their life-sized garments to fit Barbie. See below some of Barbie’s most memorable designer collaborations.              …

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Margot Robbie Is Officially Starring as Barbie in the Live-Action Film

08/01/2019

After years of rumors, Margot Robbie will officially play Barbie in an upcoming live-action film, Warner Bros. and Mattel announced today. The Oscar-nominated actress will also co-produce the movie under her company, LuckyChap Entertainment, alongside husband Tom Ackerley and producer Josey McNamara. This project will mark the first live-action film from the Barbie franchise, and the first movie from Mattel Films, the newly-launched film division of the toy company behind Barbie and other iconic toys. Details of the plot and release date…

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