Barbie Posts

Will Social Media Bring Barbie Back to Ken? Spoiler Alert: Yes

Will Social Media Bring Barbie Back to Ken? Spoiler Alert: Yes

Back in 2004, plastic couples everywhere shouted “if they can’t make it, what hope do any of us have?” when longtime paramours Barbie and Ken called it quits. Ken blamed it on Barbie’s indecisive nature (really, how many careers can a doll have?), Barbie just wanted to have the freedom to flirt with Christian Louboutin, drink with Don Draper and celebrate her 50th birthday unencumbered.

According to Mashable, a few years apart has only increased the fondness. Just in time for Valentine’s Day – and Ken’s 50th birthday – Mattel has kicked off a large marketing campaign designed to reunite the two

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7 Fashion Barbie Dolls We’d Love to See Under the Tree

7 Fashion Barbie Dolls We'd Love to See Under the Tree

She’s been de-cankled by Christian Louboutin, survived more than 50 years in fashion, taken a turn as a Mad (Wo)Man, had more jobs than anyone we can think of and has even picked up a warning from the FBI and caused a mini-scandal (proving her chops as a true fashion icon). We’re referring, of course, to Barbie.

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Valley of the Dolls: Barbie’s Big Week

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Don Draper and Joan Holloway will be immortalized in plastic (the soon to be ex-Mrs. Draper and Roger Sterling as well). If there were any question that Mattel wants you to know that playing with dolls isn’t just for kids anymore, this answers it.

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Louboutin “De-cankles” Barbie

Louboutin “De-cankles” Barbie

If Barbie wasn’t already too perfect to be true enough, Christian Louboutin has made some comments as well as adjustments during his business deal with Mattel regarding Barbie. His business deal includes customizing a Barbie doll and accessories collection, where he re-shaped Barbie’s “fat ankles”. Later he edited his comment saying that she didn’t have […]

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Imran Amed's Signature9

Imran Amed's Signature9
The Business of Fashion editor introduces us to his signature style items

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Video interview with Vogue Paris editor Carine Roitfeld

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In a Signature9 exclusive, we catch up with the Vogue Paris editor-in-chief

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