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25 Mini Me Innovations

From Celebrity Barbie Dolls to Customized Bobbleheads

— November 14, 2010 — Life-Stages
The 'Austin Powers' franchise may have coined the term "mini me," but now the concept of a miniature doppelganger belongs to the pop culture enigma. With an array of variations of a mini me, it's hard not to want a pint-sized person made in your likeness.

This cluster collects many mini-me innovations, from personalized cupcake toppers to customized 16-inch dolls that would make the perfect stocking stuffer.

Implications - With so many different designs emerging in the modern sphere, consumers crave some sort of customization. Products which are created with personal detailing are more appealing than those which only work towards attracting the general audience. Designers could focus on this desire for a closer connection to clothes in order to widen their audience.
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Terracotta Clones
Terracotta Clones
Yue Minjun Takes His Terracotta Warriors to Chinese Art Exhibition in Italy
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Badass Mini Impersonators
Badass Mini Impersonators
Teeny-Tiny Amy Winehouse Sings 'Rehab'
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23
Cloning Dead Pets
Cloning Dead Pets
$150,000 For Fido 2
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Personalized Kid Clones
Personalized Kid Clones
The MyTwinn Doll
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Luxury Home Narcissism
Luxury Home Narcissism
Company Makes 'You Look Like A Million Dollars' With Personalized Busts
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20
Clone Flash Mobs
Clone Flash Mobs
The Melbourne Fringe Festival Features 'Take Off Your Skin'
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19
Personalized Robot Replicas
Personalized Robot Replicas
Little Island Will Create Mini Me Machines
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18
Vampire Movie Mash-Ups
Vampire Movie Mash-Ups
The ‘Twilight’/‘True Blood’ Barbie Reenactment Spoof
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17
Mini-Me Theme Parks
Mini-Me Theme Parks
The China 'Dwarf Empire' is Entirely Staffed with Little People
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Customized 16" Replica of You
Customized 16" Replica of You
1 Mini You
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Dieting TV Dolls
Dieting TV Dolls
The Christina Hendricks Joan Barbie Doll is Not Lifelike
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You as a Doll
You as a Doll
Cyndi Safstorm Creates Personalized Plastic Mini-Me Figurines
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13
TV Drama Series Dolls
TV Drama Series Dolls
Mattel Creates ‘Mad Men' Barbie Dolls
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12
Australian Catwalk Dolls
Australian Catwalk Dolls
The Newest ‘Barbie Basics Collection' is Inspired by Australi
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11
Doll Doppelganger Photography
Doll Doppelganger Photography
The Achim for Kid's Wear Magazine Will Make You Look Twice
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10
Celeb Lookalike Editorials
Celeb Lookalike Editorials
Robert Ceranowicz Captures a Princess Diana Doppelganger for Elle
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Personalized Mini-Me Dolls
Personalized Mini-Me Dolls
ModelWorks Toys Let You Design Your Own Replica
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Custom Dolls
Custom Dolls
Create Your Own Mini Me at Tiny Pocket People
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7
TV Icon Dolls
TV Icon Dolls
The Classic TV Barbies are a Blast from the Past
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Mini-Me Morsels
Mini-Me Morsels
DIY 'Cupcake' Cupcake Toppers are Trippy Dessert Doppelgangers
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5
Custom Bridal Bobbleheads
Custom Bridal Bobbleheads
Personalized Wedding Cake Toppers by Dandelionland on Etsy
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4
Stuffed Self Dolls
Stuffed Self Dolls
'I Am a Stuffed Animal' Creates a Plush Toy of Your Likeness
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3
Celebrity Barbies
Celebrity Barbies
Donna Anne Transforms Barbie With Famous Faces
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2
Zipper Head Photography
Zipper Head Photography
Manu Pombrol Takes Bizarre Self Portraits
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Photoshop Schadenfreude
Photoshop Schadenfreude
Dumage Digitally Packs Pounds on Skinny Celebrities
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