This is Barbie’s 60th birthday

This is Barbie’s 60th birthday

Her fiery red lips were perfectly coordinated with matching nail polish, pale blue eyeshadow and daring, winged eyeliner. Having a pulled-back large ponytail, she adorned her white cat-eye sunglasses and topped off her look with face-framing rings to get a touch of glam. Her introduction was a pivotal moment at the history of style and beauty –a star was born. Barbie can, in actuality, be the first influencer of this pre-social-media era.
Ruth Handler, the creator of Barbie, created Barbie as a powerful, optimistic, and kind personality model after realizing her daughter’s imagination was sparked by engaging paper dolls. Ruth’s son had access to toys which inspired him to be whatever he wanted to be–policeman, tradesman, or doctor –his toys provided a slew of options. Therefore, Ruth set out to inspire young girls and also to the playing field between genders.
“My whole philosophy of Barbie was, during the doll, the little woman could be whatever she wanted to be. Barbie consistently represented the fact that a woman has options ” There is not a plastic ceiling Barbie has not broken! She purchased her first dreamhouse two years after her debut, and if you are on the street, you just may spot her cruising in her fully-loaded sports car sporting habit plates. With more than 200 professions and counting, Barbie has been inspire the unlimited potential in every woman. Barbie’s friends and family showcase diverse body types, hair textures and ethnicities, ensuring children of all ages may experience imagination, discovery and expression through play. There are several wonderful hobbie landmarks to honor, we can toast off the night!

To get a tribute, we collaborated with some of our most important brands to bring you all Barbie, which means you also can join in on the fun. Let’s get the party started! Here are some key pieces you will want to snag before this party’s finished:
Heidi Daus produced a distinctive Barbie collection just for you! You’ll love the dazzling creations steeped in glamour and paying homage to Barbie. We think the shape on a range of the pieces bear a strong resemblance to Heidi when she wears her traditional ponytail. What do you think?
Barbie’s always primped and primed, and ready for whatever adventure the day may bring! Pur’s amazing make-up collection will render you glitterally luminous, while Butter London’s gloss will make your nails appear fancy and wo-manicured!