So Christmas is upon us, the red Starbucks cups are gracing chilly hands, the tills are ringing with lavish present buying and tonight we even had carol singers at the door (boys wearing hoodies with their hands cupped, Oliver style – aww how lovely). Today was the first day I actually felt a little bit…Continue reading

Barbie’s real name is Barbie Millicent Roberts Barbie is from Willows, Wisconsin.  She attended Willows High School Ruth Handler, co-founder of Mattel, brought her vision of a three-dimensional doll to life with the introduction of Barbie in 1959 Barbie first appeared in the now-famous black-and-white striped swimsuit and signature ponytail Barbie has four sisters: Skipper…Continue reading

Barbie celebrates 50 fabulous years of unapologetic glam in 2009. Barbie was created on March 9th 1959 by Ruth Handler, who named her after her daughter Barbara. There are many things that influenced my becoming a fashion stylist and I’m sure my love of dolls was one of them. I really loved dolls, and I…Continue reading


Fashion is everywhere and so many little girls are having fun being designers & stylists. There is a new fashion game by Mattel called Barbie iDesign; it’s an online fashion design game for girls with cool outfits and a runway show. It still reminds me a bit of paper dolls but a far more updated…Continue reading


Love these dolls! I loved dolls when I was little and had loads of them and used to dress them up for hours. I had three mini Barbie’s that came in their own special box and that had a handle I was never into Malibu Barbie or the houses, cars, I just like the clothes,…Continue reading


Barbie Volkswagen “We’ve brought you the Mitsubishi’s Hello Kitty i, and now, in our never-ending quest to provide complete coverage of all children’s-toy-themed automobiles, we present the Mexican-market Volkswagen Beetle Barbie. No battery-operated kiddie toy, mind you, the Beetle Barbie is a bona-fide VW New Beetle, finished in a retina-searing hot pink paint job decorated…Continue reading