Recently, Barbie has had a lot of backlash. Parents, teachers, and child psychologists feel that the doll with unrealistic body measurements does more harm than good. Ironically, her creator Ruth Handler wanted to inspire little girls. She felt that, “through the doll, the little girl could be anything she wanted to be. Barbie always represented the fact that a woman has choices.” 56 years later, the toy has had over 100 different careers, and a wardrobe that makes even adults jealous. Tumblr user tenaflyviper is still a huge fan of her childhood doll. She has compiled the changing looks of Barbie from 1959 to 2015. I admit, I looked for the images from the years when I was a little girl, it brought back happy memories.
See How Much Barbie Has Changed In 59 Years… The Photos Are Pretty Revealing. April 1, 2023