Barbie’s as a brand is known worldwide. It is the leading brand in doll products. Barbie dolls are named after a doll named “Bild Lilli” which was a German doll inspired by a comic-strip character. It was marketed originally for men as a racy gift that you could buy in tobacco shops but later became popular with children. Barbie was officially introduced in the world on March 9, 1959 and that day became her official birthdate.
Children have been able to buy Barbie dolls with different backgrounds, professions and interests. Through the years, Barbie has had over 150 careers and counting. In 1965, she had been an astronaut that went into the moon. She also became a doctor, a paleontologist, a computer engineer and she even became a rock star.
The creator of Barbie, Ruth Handler, saw the opportunity to reflect the times through Barbie. She made Barbie dolls that mimicked the glamour of 1950s celebrities such as Elizabeth Taylor and Marilyn Monroe. In 1969, supermodel Twiggy was made then other celebrities followed such as Cher, Audrey Hepburn, Diana Ross and even the renowned writer JK Rowling.
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Barbie has been a collectible item and according to the doll’s manufacturing company, Mattel, the doll has over 100,000 avid Barbie collectors. Barbie also has a doll line named Barbie Glam Doll. It launches a collectible doll called Barbie Glam Gown Doll BFC (Barbie Fashion model Collection) Exclusive Gold Label that is only made 4,000 dolls worldwide. Aside from the collectible doll, Barbie Glam Doll introduced a wide range of dolls to choose from such as Barbie Fashionista Glam Doll, Barbie Fashionistas Doll 16 Glam Team, Barbie Fashionista Party Glam Doll 6, Barbie Fashionista Party Glam Pink/Black Dress, Barbie Style Glam Doll with a Pink Retro Print Dress, Barbie Style Glam Doll with Black/Pink Leopard Print Dress, Barbie Style Glam with Flower Skirt Dress.
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Barbie Glam Dolls are best if you incorporate Barbie accessories to it to have the doll in full glamour set. Barbie Glam Dolls has products to accompany your doll ranging from doll’s clothes and accessories to cars and houses like Barbie Fashions Glam Pack, Barbie Fashionistas Ultimate Closet Portable Fashion Toy with Doll, Barbie Fashionista Glam accessories, Barbie Glam Pool, Barbie Glam Pool with Palm Tree, Barbie Glam Getaway House, Barbie Glam Shower Playset, Barbie Glam Vacation House, Barbie Glam Convertible Vehicle and more. It also offers doll sets like Barbie Glam Dining Room Furniture and Doll Set.
Barbie is recognized as a legend since it is not limited only to dolls, clothes, and accessories. Barbie branded an extensive range of products like books, apparels, cosmetics and even video games. She also appeared in a series of films like Toy Story series 2 and 3. She had her own movies mostly classics ranging from fairytales to novels that some of it was broadcasted on cable television channels. One thing is for sure Barbie could certainly be glamorous!