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39 Barbie Doll Inspired Designs to Celebrate Her 50th Birthday

— February 18, 2009 — Art & Design
Barbie is possibly the most influential fashion icon that never lived. The stiff-jointed bombshell has evolved through the years, but her radiant beauty has never faltered. She’s been every race, religion and occupation, and yet she continues to find reinvent her image, continuously reappearing in new forms and redefining beauty.

The cluster below highlights some of the latest Barbie innovations, from real life Barbie dolls to fashion designed in her honor to celebrate her 50th anniversary.

Happy birthday, Barbie!
6.1
Score
Popularity
Activity
Freshness
39
Say Cheese Barbie
Say Cheese Barbie
Paparazzi Play Set
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38
Jet Set Barbie
Jet Set Barbie
New Villa & Riding Collection
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37
Has Barbie Reached Her Expiry Date?
Has Barbie Reached Her Expiry Date?
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36
Barbie Ring
Barbie Ring
Handmade Pop Culture
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35
Barbie Going Through a Midlife Crisis
Barbie Going Through a Midlife Crisis
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34
Barbie Becomes an MP3 Player + Matel Launched BarbieGirls.com
Barbie Becomes an MP3 Player + Matel Launched BarbieGirls.com
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33
Orthodox Jewish Prayer Barbie
Orthodox Jewish Prayer Barbie
<
32
$30 Million Barbie Houses
$30 Million Barbie Houses
Barbie Flagship Store in Shanghai
<
31
Classic Movie Dolls
Classic Movie Dolls
Grease Barbies
<
30
Fashion Designer Dolls
Fashion Designer Dolls
Viktor & Rolf, Badgley Mischka Barbie & More
<
29
$500 Doll Fashion Books
$500 Doll Fashion Books
Barbie's 50th Anniversary Celebrated in Pictures
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28
Children Themed Hotel Rooms
Children Themed Hotel Rooms
Barbie And Hot Wheels Take Over Hilton Toronto
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27
Barbie Doll Comes With Plastic Poop
Barbie Doll Comes With Plastic Poop
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26
More Barbie Handmade Pop Culture
More Barbie Handmade Pop Culture
(Followup)
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25
$15,000 Barbie Bling
$15,000 Barbie Bling
Barbie Rocks Collection
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24
Designer Shoes for Dolls
Designer Shoes for Dolls
Barbie Gets a Pair of Christian Louboutin Pumps
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23
Tween Doll Mega Wars
Tween Doll Mega Wars
Barbie Makers Win Fight To Make Bratz Dolls Extinct
<
22
Muslim Barbie Alternative
Muslim Barbie Alternative
Salma Dolls
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21
Fashion Designer Dolls
Fashion Designer Dolls
Kimora Lee Simmons Barbie
<
20
Eccentric Designer Dolls
Eccentric Designer Dolls
Hello Kitty's Tarina Taratino As A Barbie
<
19
Barbie-Inspired Sportswear
Barbie-Inspired Sportswear
Patricia Field Teams with Mattel
<
18
Psychedelic Barbie Dolls
Psychedelic Barbie Dolls
The Mod Squad Collection
<
17
$100,000 Barbie Dolls
$100,000 Barbie Dolls
The Diamond Castle Collection Doll
<
16
Iconic Doll Revamp
Iconic Doll Revamp
Barbie Gets Radical Makeover
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15
Honoring Iconic Dolls
Honoring Iconic Dolls
New York Fashion Week Features 50 Barbie Tribute Designer Dresses
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14
$85,000 Diamond Barbie
$85,000 Diamond Barbie
De Beers Designed Doll
<
13
32,000 Barbies Represent Real Boob Jobs
32,000 Barbies Represent Real Boob Jobs
Social Commentary by Chris Jordan
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12
Digitally Aged Dolls
Digitally Aged Dolls
Barbie Gets Old, Complete With Wrinkles and Crow's Feet
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11
'Kill Bill' Barbie
'Kill Bill' Barbie
Danny Choo Creates 'Mirai Dollfie,' a Manga-Inspired Murderess
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10
Fulla the Muslim Barbie
Fulla the Muslim Barbie
Best Selling Girl's Toy in the Arab World
<
9
Badass Superhero Barbies
Badass Superhero Barbies
Black Canary Barbie
<
8
Bringing Fashion Dolls to Life
Bringing Fashion Dolls to Life
Barbie's 50th Brithday Celebrated by Designers at NY Fashion
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7
Celebrity Dolls
Celebrity Dolls
Amy Winehouse Barbie
<
6
Real Life Barbies
Real Life Barbies
Evelina Bratell's 1959 Doll Fashions
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5
Barbie Cosmetics
Barbie Cosmetics
Unleash Your Inner Doll with Barbie + MAC Cosmetics
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4
Humanimal Barbie Dolls
Humanimal Barbie Dolls
The Prickly ‘Princess Unicorn'
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3
Barbie Doll Parts Made Into Jewelry
Barbie Doll Parts Made Into Jewelry
Margaux Lange Designs
<
2
Overweight Toys
Overweight Toys
Fat Barbie, Superman and LEGO Figures Highlight Child Obesity
<
1
Living Barbie Dolls
Living Barbie Dolls
Surreal and Sexy or Social Statement?
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