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Mattel gives Misty Copeland her own Barbie!

The breathtaking, boundary breaking ballerina Misty Copeland made a special announcement on Good Morning America today that is sure to bring out your inner child! While she has been making heavy strides to break barriers since making history as the first African American female principal at the American Ballet Theatre, Copeland has now inspired a…

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Ava DuVernay Collaborates with Mattel for Limited Edition Barbie

Representation matters and filmmaker and director Ava DuVernay has led several crusades against the lack of diversity in Hollywood. More importantly the innovator has worked aimlessly to create channels and platforms for people of color to have their own work represented in the mainstream which is why it’s no wonder that Mattel would partner with…

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Introducing The Most Moschino Barbie Ever

Just in time for seasonal festivities, Moschino and Barbie have teamed up with Mattel for a Moschino Barbie Doll and a capsule collection of every girl’s childhood muse. Not only can you buy the dolls, but you can strut their wardrobes too. Launching on November 9, the modish collection features the dolls in the brand’s…

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Barbie Gets A New Fierce, Punk and Diverse Makeover

Barbie has been finally getting it together with recent makeovers and campaigns to promote diversification in the definition of beauty. First we have a prototype of the beautiful Zendaya sporting her famous faux-dreadlocks look at the Oscars this year. Now, internationally renowned Celebrity make-up artist Pat McGrath freshens up the Mattel product line with a punk-inspired make-up series of…

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Ava DuVernay Is Getting Her Own Barbie Doll

As part of Mattel’s Variety’s Power of Women Luncheon, the staple toy brand is presenting six “sheroes” with a doll of their likeness. Included in the bunch is Selma director Ava DuVernay! “Barbie has always represented that girls have choices, and this Spring we are proud to honor six Sheroes who through their trade and…

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