In the 1980s, American politics experienced a dramatic swing to the right under the presidency of.
Handler came across the doll while vacationing in in 1956 and immediately recognized the potential market for a doll that could be dressed in the latest fashions and imagined fulfilling adult roles and careers.
Influenced by the movie stars of the 1950s, the first Barbie doll was fully made up with red lips, black eyeliner and perfectly arched eyebrows.
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Barbie was introduced to the world as a teenage fashion model, full name Barbara Millicent Roberts, from the town of Willows in.
With a new home and a new man, Barbie also found herself inundated with new friends and family, including lifelong best friend Midge and little sister Skipper.
Malibu Barbie projected an empowered and relaxed persona in a time when many American citizens felt anything but.
The brand new colors are spearmint, pixie dust, purple rain, luscious lilac, blue moon, and crystal lake.