Ruth Handler watched her daughter Barbara play with dolls, and noticed that she often enjoyed giving them adult roles. At the time, most children's toy dolls were representations of infants. Handler suggested the idea of an adult-bodied doll to her husband Elliot, a co-founder of the Mattel toy company.

Barbie — Love Her or Leave Her?

My first Barbie looked just like this one, except she had black hair.

Barbie ~FOR SALE $35.00 COMES WITH SILVER PLASTIC CASE. DGIL@COMCAST.NET

Barbie and the Nail Salon

Kairos Moment for Silkstone Barbie and Victoire Roux on Etsy now

Kairos Moment for Silkstone Barbie and Victoire Roux on Etsy now

Mistakes by Mattel! - Barbie, Fashion Icon of the 60's

This is an original picture of the first Barbie styles. Barbie appeared in giving girls unreal beauty expectations.

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Barbie Doll Fashion: 1964

Vintage Teal for Silkstone Barbie and similar size dolls on Etsy now

Vintage Teal for Silkstone Barbie and similar size dolls on Etsy now

2 piece pjs  The Fashions of 1962 - Barbie Teenage Fashion Model

2 piece pjs The Fashions of 1962 - Barbie Teenage Fashion Model Pretty sure I had the blue PJs

Vintage Barbie Winter Holiday #975 (1959-1963)     Hooded T-Shirt   Black Footed Leggings   White Vinyl Coat   White Vinyl Belt for Coat   Red Vinyl Gloves   Plaid Zippered Bag   White Vinyl Cork Wedge Shoes

Vintage Barbie Winter Holiday Hooded T-Shirt Black Footed Leggings White Vinyl Coat White Vinyl Belt for Coat Red Vinyl Gloves Plaid Zippered Bag White Vinyl Cork Wedge Shoes. The very first outfit I had for my Barbie.

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