barbie n°1, 50 years ago

15 08 2009

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A number 1 Barbie, from the first line of Barbies ever manufactured in 1959. This is a brunette ‘No. 1 Barbie’, one of the first swimsuit-clad models from 1959, the year that Barbie, nee ‘Barbara Millicent Roberts’, made her debut at the New York International American Toy Fair.





swimsuit barbie first edition 1959, USA

15 08 2009

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barbie 50 years + colette paris, march 2009

15 08 2009

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new barbie foot

9 08 2009

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vogue italia: the barbie issue… the forever icon!

21 07 2009

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the barbie issue: on her 50th anniversary, barbie celebrates vogue italia’s black issue… she begins her new life and she’s ready to talking to the world

21 07 2009

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house of barbie

8 05 2009

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Architect/Interior Designer: Slade Architecture

Location: Shanghai, China

Slade Architecture projetou a primeiro quartel-general da Barbie para Mattel. A loja de 35.000 metros quadrados possui a maior e a mais detalhada coleção de bonecas de bonecas e produtos da Barbie e também uma variedade enorme de serviços e de atividades para fãs de Barbie e suas famílias. Mattel quis uma loja onde “Barbie fosse uma heroína”; expondo Barbie como um estilo de vida global fazendo um link com o mundo da moda.

English version

New York-based Slade Architecture has designed the first ever Barbie Flagship for Mattel. The 35,000 square foot store holds the world’s largest and most comprehensive collection of Barbie dolls and licensed Barbie products, as well as a range of services and activities for Barbie fans and their families. Mattel wanted a store where “Barbie is hero”; expressing Barbie as a global lifestyle brand by building on the brand’s historical link to fashion.

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