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32 Barbie Doll Innovations

— September 26, 2008 — Life-Stages
Best-selling toy fashion Barbie dolls have been around for nearly 50 years and their popularity still reverberates in different forms today despite stiff competition from other doll manufacturers.

Savor the weird, like jewelry made from Barbie doll parts and a photograph taken of 32,0000 Barbie dolls, or the extravagant, like designer and celebrity Barbies that fetch hefty sums. Or follow the rise of alternative Barbies for niche markets, like the Muslim and Jewish Barbies. Even new doll lines are inevitably compared to this enduring toy doll. Barbies are here to stay, in some form or another.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
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Say Cheese Barbie
Say Cheese Barbie
Paparazzi Play Set
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Greenwashing Children
Greenwashing Children
Mattel Criticized for Barbie BCause line
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29
Jet Set Barbie
Jet Set Barbie
New Villa & Riding Collection
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28
Momoko Dolls: More Spicy Than Barbie
Momoko Dolls: More Spicy Than Barbie
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27
Barbie Ring
Barbie Ring
Handmade Pop Culture
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26
Has Barbie Reached Her Expiry Date?
Has Barbie Reached Her Expiry Date?
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25
Barbie Going Through a Midlife Crisis
Barbie Going Through a Midlife Crisis
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24
Barbie Accused of Being Part of the Transgender Movement
Barbie Accused of Being Part of the Transgender Movement
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23
Smash Up Barbie
Smash Up Barbie
Retro Toy Crash Derby for Adults
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22
Barbie Becomes an MP3 Player + Matel Launched BarbieGirls.com
Barbie Becomes an MP3 Player + Matel Launched BarbieGirls.com
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21
Orthodox Jewish Prayer Barbie
Orthodox Jewish Prayer Barbie
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20
Fashion Designer Dolls
Fashion Designer Dolls
Viktor & Rolf, Badgley Mischka Barbie & More
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19
Classic Movie Dolls
Classic Movie Dolls
Grease Barbies
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18
Children Themed Hotel Rooms
Children Themed Hotel Rooms
Barbie And Hot Wheels Take Over Hilton Toronto
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17
Barbie Doll Comes With Plastic Poop
Barbie Doll Comes With Plastic Poop
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16
More Barbie Handmade Pop Culture
More Barbie Handmade Pop Culture
(Followup)
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15
$15,000 Barbie Bling
$15,000 Barbie Bling
Barbie Rocks Collection
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14
Fashion Designer Dolls
Fashion Designer Dolls
Kimora Lee Simmons Barbie
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13
Muslim Barbie Alternative
Muslim Barbie Alternative
Salma Dolls
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12
Eccentric Designer Dolls
Eccentric Designer Dolls
Hello Kitty's Tarina Taratino As A Barbie
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11
Barbie-Inspired Sportswear
Barbie-Inspired Sportswear
Patricia Field Teams with Mattel
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10
$100,000 Barbie Dolls
$100,000 Barbie Dolls
The Diamond Castle Collection Doll
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9
$85,000 Diamond Barbie
$85,000 Diamond Barbie
De Beers Designed Doll
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8
32,000 Barbies Represent Real Boob Jobs
32,000 Barbies Represent Real Boob Jobs
Social Commentary by Chris Jordan
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7
Fulla the Muslim Barbie
Fulla the Muslim Barbie
Best Selling Girl's Toy in the Arab World
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6
Badass Superhero Barbies
Badass Superhero Barbies
Black Canary Barbie
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5
Celebrity Dolls
Celebrity Dolls
Amy Winehouse Barbie
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4
Real Life Barbies
Real Life Barbies
Evelina Bratell's 1959 Doll Fashions
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3
Barbie Cosmetics
Barbie Cosmetics
Unleash Your Inner Doll with Barbie + MAC Cosmetics
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2
Barbie Doll Parts Made Into Jewelry
Barbie Doll Parts Made Into Jewelry
Margaux Lange Designs
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1
Living Barbie Dolls
Living Barbie Dolls
Surreal and Sexy or Social Statement?
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