Barbie

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greta gerwig and noah baumbach are co-writing margot robbie's 'barbie' movie

The iconic doll is the Oscar-winning director's latest muse.
Nicole DeMarco
4 days ago
Culture

why barbie is a feminist (yes, really)

i-D talks to Susan Shapiro, the author of Assouline's 'Barbie: 60 Years of Inspiration,' about what the iconic doll represents in 2019.
Alyson Zetta Williams
6.3.19
Beauty

these barbies’ hairdos are better than yours

We meet the man making doll hair magic.
George Douglas-Davies
4.27.18
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the new frida kahlo barbie doll is problematic

The internet was quick to point out its flaws on IWD 2018.
Roisin Lanigan
3.9.18
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frida kahlo and bindi irwin become barbie dolls for iwd

Meet the latest life-like role models and sheroes by the toy giant.
Anjelica Angwin
3.8.18
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barbie gets a matty bovan makeover

To celebrate the Barbster’s 58th birthday, young London designer Matty Bovan has teamed up with Lucy Alex Mac to create a film about all things girl.
Tish Weinstock
3.10.17
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plus sized model ashley graham immortalized as a barbie

With a round tummy and thighs that touch, this barbie represents another big step towards genuine body positivity.
Briony Wright
11.16.16
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barbie has made it to the oval office, and she’s brought a female veep with her

The newest members of the Mattel family are the result of a partnership between the toy brand and She Should Run, a non-partisan women’s leadership group helping women run for office in the US.
i-D Staff
7.14.16
News

feminist hacker barbie is finally here

Barbie introduces a 'Game Developer' doll, and she's even cooler than we all imagined.
Hannah Ongley
6.19.16
Culture

​why the new barbie bodies matter

We look into the feminist failings of Barbie's past to see just why the new line with more realistically shaped bodies is important.
Morwenna Jones
2.1.16
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barbie embraces diversity with three new body shapes

The iconic Mattel doll now comes in tall, curvy and petite, with a range of skin tones, hairstyles and new clothes.
Charlotte Gush
1.28.16
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barbie goes sheroic

From Ava DuVernay to Eva Chen, Barbie gets empowering with six "Shero" models.
Emily Manning
12.7.15
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