Fash-pack Barbie!

Poor little Barbie. When I was a kid – she was the best gift any girl could dream of.

Today, however, with apps and iThis’ and iThat’s, rival brands trading on diversity and a backlash against what her supermodel proportioned body is doing for girls’ body image – she’s suffering. Step forward the Fash-pack.

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We’ve already covered Jeremy Scott’s Moschino Barbie, and now, the amazing shoe designer Sophia Webster has got in on the action with a Barbie doll and a Barbie capsule shoe collection for women and girls. And it’s pinkalicious and super girlie. Look.

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I’m a Barbie Girl..

..in a Barbie Worrrrrrrrrlllld blah blah blah plastic, it’s fantastic. OK OK – I don’t want to show you up with my fabulous singing. But I need to share something new with you. A Moschino Barbie!

Jeremy Scott Moschino SS15 Mattel Barbie Kids Fashion Accessories (10)

Oh I am just such a tease! This one’s very annoyingly not for sale! Genius head designer for Moschino Jeremy Scott took inspiration from Barbie no less, for his SS15 show. All those lucky enough to go to the show was given one of the Barbie dolls on their chairs. What a WASTE when there’s a set of identical twin girls aged almost 8 out there…

Anyhow! Here are what the real-life dolls looked like on the catwalk…

Jeremy Scott Moschino SS15 Mattel Barbie Kids Fashion Accessories (2)

Now – the show was a veritable explosion of Bubblegum pink – being Babs’ signature colour. The collection is available to buy now on NET-A-PORTER. But, for your little girls, I bring you my top Bubblegum pink pieces so they can launch into SS15 in true Barbie style! Let’s go…

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Style Spotter Barbie Bling Bling

She’s a bit like me you know. Barbie, I mean. Been around for a while yet still looks like a fresh faced 20 year old. And don’t get me started on that body. OK OK so that’s where the erm..similarities end…

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She’s now being dragged into the 21st Century with the addition of ‘Smart Clothing’ with a dress that’s a fully customizable digital fashion statement combining fashion, sound-activation and up to the minute technology. I bring you the Barbie Digital Dress Doll.

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Dolls are for life not just for Xmas

Very shortly, Xmas, and it’s associated presents and overeating will be upon us. But like dogs, dolls are for life not just for Xmas.

Petalina Dolls Kids Testing Dolls

So a while back you will have seen that my girls have become gainfully employed by the doll emporium of emporiums Petalina. Now it’s all very well accepting a job – but it’s appraisal time! How are they doing? Are they good mummies? More importantly, how are their dolls doing? Are they good daughters? Let’s check…

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