A lot of things have come and gone in the last 56 years. There have been 11 presidents, five hosts of the Tonight Show and way too many actors who have played Batman. But there has only been one Barbie. The blonde hair, blue eyed plastic doll has been the staple of generations of playtime and a reflection of society’s beauty standards. But like the rest of us, Barbie has changed over time. So what does the evolution of Barbie look like?
Right from the start, Barbie embodied the trendy look of the day.
70s Barbie looks straight out of The Brady Bunch
Barbie goes ‘Vogue’ in the 80s
90s Barbie loves her hairspray
Modern Barbie keeps her spray tan close