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49 Ways to Celebrate Barbie's 50th Birthday

— March 22, 2009 — Luxury
She’s plastic, doesn’t look a day over 19, and is 50 years old this year. Barbie has been an Air Force pilot, Presidential candidate and even an astronaut. But this year she plays the role of Queen. From fashion shows all about her to customized pink cars and designer inspired runway fashion, the Barbie craze is in full swing. This year marks the celebration of 50 years of Barbie, and she is still the Girl Who Has Everything.

Barbie’s birthday was celebrated in true celebrity style on March 9th at a Malibu mansion that was professionally decorated for this fictionalized icon. The love, obsession and craze over this pink-clad, blonde bombshell is still strong, and after 50 years she still reigns, only now, the world is her kingdom!
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
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Say Cheese Barbie
Say Cheese Barbie
Paparazzi Play Set
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48
Jet Set Barbie
Jet Set Barbie
New Villa & Riding Collection
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47
Barbie Ring
Barbie Ring
Handmade Pop Culture
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46
Has Barbie Reached Her Expiry Date?
Has Barbie Reached Her Expiry Date?
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45
Barbie Going Through a Midlife Crisis
Barbie Going Through a Midlife Crisis
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44
Barbie Accused of Being Part of the Transgender Movement
Barbie Accused of Being Part of the Transgender Movement
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43
Smash Up Barbie
Smash Up Barbie
Retro Toy Crash Derby for Adults
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42
Barbie Becomes an MP3 Player + Matel Launched BarbieGirls.com
Barbie Becomes an MP3 Player + Matel Launched BarbieGirls.com
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41
Orthodox Jewish Prayer Barbie
Orthodox Jewish Prayer Barbie
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40
$30 Million Barbie Houses
$30 Million Barbie Houses
Barbie Flagship Store in Shanghai
<
39
Fashion Designer Dolls
Fashion Designer Dolls
Viktor & Rolf, Badgley Mischka Barbie & More
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38
Classic Movie Dolls
Classic Movie Dolls
Grease Barbies
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37
$500 Doll Fashion Books
$500 Doll Fashion Books
Barbie's 50th Anniversary Celebrated in Pictures
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36
Barbie Makeup for Adults
Barbie Makeup for Adults
Stila Launches 'Barbie Loves Stila' Cosmetics Paint Cans
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35
Children Themed Hotel Rooms
Children Themed Hotel Rooms
Barbie And Hot Wheels Take Over Hilton Toronto
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34
Barbie Doll Comes With Plastic Poop
Barbie Doll Comes With Plastic Poop
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33
More Barbie Handmade Pop Culture
More Barbie Handmade Pop Culture
(Followup)
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32
$15,000 Barbie Bling
$15,000 Barbie Bling
Barbie Rocks Collection
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31
Designer Shoes for Dolls
Designer Shoes for Dolls
Barbie Gets a Pair of Christian Louboutin Pumps
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30
Fashion Designer Dolls
Fashion Designer Dolls
Kimora Lee Simmons Barbie
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29
$3,650 Barbie Trunks
$3,650 Barbie Trunks
Goyard Pink Leather Trunk Lets You Store Your Barbie in Style
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28
Muslim Barbie Alternative
Muslim Barbie Alternative
Salma Dolls
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27
Eccentric Designer Dolls
Eccentric Designer Dolls
Hello Kitty's Tarina Taratino As A Barbie
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26
Barbie-Inspired Sportswear
Barbie-Inspired Sportswear
Patricia Field Teams with Mattel
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25
Psychedelic Barbie Dolls
Psychedelic Barbie Dolls
The Mod Squad Collection
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24
$100,000 Barbie Dolls
$100,000 Barbie Dolls
The Diamond Castle Collection Doll
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23
Iconic Doll Revamp
Iconic Doll Revamp
Barbie Gets Radical Makeover
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22
Barbie Birthday Parties
Barbie Birthday Parties
Celebs Flock to Malibu to Honor Barbie's 50th
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21
$85,000 Diamond Barbie
$85,000 Diamond Barbie
De Beers Designed Doll
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20
Political Barbie Fashion
Political Barbie Fashion
Christina Aguilera Rocks The Vote in Style
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19
Cougar Barbies
Cougar Barbies
Video Makes Fun of Saggy-Boobed, Botox-Loving, 50-Year-Old Barbie
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18
32,000 Barbies Represent Real Boob Jobs
32,000 Barbies Represent Real Boob Jobs
Social Commentary by Chris Jordan
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17
Digitally Aged Dolls
Digitally Aged Dolls
Barbie Gets Old, Complete With Wrinkles and Crow's Feet
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16
Neon Barbie Fashion
Neon Barbie Fashion
'Acid Reign' Features Agyness Deyn in Vogue UK
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15
Fulla the Muslim Barbie
Fulla the Muslim Barbie
Best Selling Girl's Toy in the Arab World
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14
Badass Superhero Barbies
Badass Superhero Barbies
Black Canary Barbie
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13
Bringing Fashion Dolls to Life
Bringing Fashion Dolls to Life
Barbie's 50th Brithday Celebrated by Designers at NY Fashion
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12
Celebrity Dolls
Celebrity Dolls
Amy Winehouse Barbie
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11
Real Life Barbies
Real Life Barbies
Evelina Bratell's 1959 Doll Fashions
<
10
Barbie Cosmetics
Barbie Cosmetics
Unleash Your Inner Doll with Barbie + MAC Cosmetics
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9
Humanimal Barbie Dolls
Humanimal Barbie Dolls
The Prickly ‘Princess Unicorn'
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8
Body Modification Barbies
Body Modification Barbies
"Totally Stylin' Tattoos Barbie" Lets Girls Play With Temporary Tattoos
<
7
Girlie Pop Culture Inking
Girlie Pop Culture Inking
Barbie Tattoos Let You Mark Yourself In Honor of Your Favorite Doll
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6
Real-Life Barbie Cars
Real-Life Barbie Cars
Sparkling Pink Fiat 500 Gift For Barbie's 50th Birthday
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5
Barbie Doll Parts Made Into Jewelry
Barbie Doll Parts Made Into Jewelry
Margaux Lange Designs
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4
2,645-Pound Birthday Cakes
2,645-Pound Birthday Cakes
Sydney Celebrates Barbie's 50th With Enormous Cake
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3
Life-Sized Barbie Mansions
Life-Sized Barbie Mansions
Jonathan Adler Designs Real Malibu Dream House
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2
Real Models as Dolls
Real Models as Dolls
Karl Lagerfeld Shoots Baptiste Giabiconi as Ken With Barbie
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1
Living Barbie Dolls
Living Barbie Dolls
Surreal and Sexy or Social Statement?
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