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Barbie Turns 60: A Look Back at America’s Most Popular Fashion Doll

    Every American girl knows Barbie, the doll went on to change toy history and help shape the lives of young girls everywhere. She was like no other figure at the time, fashionable, blonde with striking features and the body of a supermodel. With endless careers, fashion accessories, friends and a dream house every child could live out her fantasy life through Barbie.

    Although once considered controversial upon her debut due to her curvy appearance, mothers all over the United States became accepting of this idol. She was soon considered a role model of how a girl was to live her life. Barbie’s style was tremendously influenced by the ever-changing fashion trends throughout the decade.