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Blueprint Designer Dolls

‘Barbie I Can Be' Architect Barbie Makes a Splash for Mattel

— May 18, 2011 — Life-Stages
Barbies are one of the most recognizable dolls in the toy industry, and they are again evolving. The ‘Barbie I can be’ Architect Barbie is part of the ‘Barbie I can be’ series from Mattel, who has just announced that Barbie’s 2011 career will be architecture. 

The implications of an Architect Barbie are sure to be positive for young girls. It will potentially combat the notion that architecture is a male-dominated profession. Hopefully, the addition of the ‘Barbie I Can Be’ Architect Barbie will help young girls who play with Barbies think differently about their career paths.

Be on the lookout for the ‘Barbie I can be’ Architect Barbie this summer—you can be sure she’ll be sporting some stylish, pink architect-inspired accessories!
Trend Themes
1. Barbie I Can Be - The introduction of the 'Barbie I can be' Architect Barbie doll disrupts traditional gender roles and encourages young girls to consider careers in male-dominated professions like architecture.
2. Female Empowerment - The Architect Barbie doll empowers young girls by showcasing a female role model in the field of architecture, challenging stereotypes and inspiring them to pursue their dreams.
3. Career Exploration - The 'Barbie I can be' Architect Barbie doll sparks an interest in architecture among young girls, encouraging them to explore a variety of career options and develop their creativity and problem-solving skills.
Industry Implications
1. Toy - The toy industry can capitalize on the demand for dolls like Architect Barbie that inspire and empower young girls.
2. Fashion - The fashion industry has an opportunity to create architect-inspired accessories for dolls like Architect Barbie, incorporating elements of design, structure, and innovation.
3. Education - The education industry can leverage Architect Barbie as a tool to promote STEM education and introduce young girls to the field of architecture and design.
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