Barbie fans could have their dreams of enjoying a visit to Berlin's soon-to-opened life size Barbie Dreamhouse dashed. Left-wing protesters who object to Barbie are planning an Occupy Barbie-Dreamhouse demonstration.
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America's favorite doll has taken a dangerous turn says animal ethics group PETA. The creation of a Barbie Whale Trainer doll by toy company Mattel, is "ill-advised," adds the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.
Barbie was the doll of the 60s and the feminist curse of the 70s. She’s been an aspiration, the wrong role model, and a cultural football for decades. Now, however, she’s being re-evaluated, and some interesting perspectives are emerging.
Mattel has created the first Barbie celebrating a Canadian designer. The Joe Fresh Brand of fashion icon Joseph Mimran took three months for a specialist team of designers, stylists and cosmeticians to bring the toy to life.