Barbie: A Rare Beauty by: Sandi Holder
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Covers Barbie Dolls by decade, 1959-2000s. Additional separate chapters cover Fashion Barbie, Barbie's occupational wardrobes and her extended family.
This stunning book leads you on a remarkable journey through the creation and evolution of the original glamour girl. You'll discover what inspired Ruth Handler to develop the three-dimensional doll whose fashion sense changed with the times and also represented the attitude that a girl could do anything she put her mind to. Whether she was dressed to impress in her After Five fashion set with bubble cut do of the 1960s, groovin' in her swirled jumpsuit and faux suede fringe headband, or working for a living as a teacher, super hero, elite fashion designer, Barbie truly has "been there and done that", and you can see her in all these roles, and many more, in this one-of-a-kind book. Chapters include:Introduction:Taking a Brand to Heart Timeline: A Doll's Life Handler Proves Women Have Choices Barbie Takes a World View Barbie Evolves Into a Collector Icon Fashion Forward A Rare Sight to See Plus much more.
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- Toys, Dolls, Games & Puzzles
- Width: 10.25 inches
- Height: 10.25 inches
- Depth: 0 inch
- Weight: 3.94 pounds