HAPPY BIRTHDAY BARBIETue, 05 Mar 2013 17:22:00
Born on March 9th 1959, Barbie is the most iconic doll in time!
First introduced as the original Teenage Fashion Model, Barbie has now had 130 careers, has been represented in more than 40 different nationalities, and collaborated with more than 75 different fashion designers…
The world’s most popular doll and a powerhouse brand… happy birthday, Barbie!
“My whole philosophy of Barbie was that through the doll, the little girl could be anything she wanted to be. Barbie always represented the fact that a woman has choices.”
- Ruth Handler, creator of the Barbie doll
1959 Teenage Fashion Model Barbie
Barbie Dolls of the World, Australia