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Barbie links with Balmain for fashion collection and NFTs

Mattel has announced a collaboration between its Barbie brand and French luxury fashion label, Balmain. Developed as a celebration of both Barbie and Balmain’s combined impact on fashion and greater culture, the two brands are launching a new global ready-to-wear fashion and accessories collection.  The venture also marks the first …

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The Toy Zone reveals every country’s must-have toy

With mere days of Christmas shopping time remaining, U.S. toy review site The Toy Zone has analysed Google global search data to see which toys are being hunted for by frantic parents around the world. The Toy Zone team also analysed the most popular toys by category, breaking down the …

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Barbie and Mondo partner on new ‘clean beauty’ role-play make-up line

For the first time, Mondo Toys and Barbie are venturing into clean beauty – cosmetics containing ‘green’ ingredients – with a sustainable line inspired by Barbie to help children have fun at playtime. The new range includes a Barbie’s kitten bag concealing a pink lipstick, a Barbie-sized backpack that turns …

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Barbie to launch new Barbie Dreamhouse virtual party this weekend

Following the success of Barbie’s virtual premiere party to celebrate Barbie: Big City Big Dreams, Barbie is back this Saturday, 6 November at 10am on Barbie UK Facebook with another dynamic virtual experience; the Barbie Dreamhouse ‘COME ON IN!’ Party. The event brings to life the all-new Barbie Dreamhouse. Kids …

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Barbie named ‘Fashion Icon 2021’ by Fashion Icon Awards and Arab Fashion Council

This year, the Fashion Icon Awards and Arab Fashion Council (AFC) has named Barbie the Fashion Icon for 2021. In tribute to Barbie, fashion designer Jeremy Scott presented Moschino’s archive collection inspired by Barbie and received the Council’s Medal of Honor. Lebanese superstar Maya Diab, who was named the first …

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Fleur East Hosts Barbie premiere party to celebrate the Barbie: Big City, Big Dreams movie on POP

Barbie will host its first-ever virtual premiere this weekend with the help of popstar, TV host and radio DJ Fleur East. The event will air exclusively on the Barbie UK Facebook at 9.30am, just before the brand-new musical movie Barbie: Big City, Big Dreams debuts on POP at 10am. Barbie …

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Barbie gives L’Oréal Professionnel’s Steampod a limited-edition pink makeover

Fans of L’Oréal Professionnel’s innovative Steampod hair styler will be thrilled to know that a new, limited-edition pink Barbie model is set to the hit the shelves this month. With over 2.2 million followers on her @BarbieStyle Instagram page, Mattel’s Barbie is a recognised fashion influencer. So when L’Oréal Professionnel …

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Mattel UK and celebrity Ferne McCann team up for Barbie Dreamhouse competition

Ferne McCann, star of ITV2 hit First Time Mum has revealed her daughter Sunday’s bedroom makeover for the first time, and launched a nationwide competition giving parents a chance to win an incredible Barbie Dreamhouse-inspired bedroom makeover for their child. Sunday’s first ‘big girl’s bedroom’ has been designed to look …

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Barbie defies gravity: iconic doll enjoys “space” flight to encourage girls into STEM careers

Mattel’s Barbie is partnering with the European Space Agency (ESA) and its only active European female astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti to celebrate ‘Women in Space’ and inspire girls everywhere to see the STEM field as a viable career option. The collaboration sees Samantha’s doll sent on a Zero-G flight and educational …

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Mattel plans to halve its greenhouse gas emissions and hit zero manufacturing waste by 2030

Mattel has detailed new plans to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 50 per cent and achieve zero manufacturing waste by 2030 in its 2020 Citizenship Report. The report, published today, features updated Environmental, Social, and Governance strategy and goals, while underscoring the toy maker’s previously announced goal to achieve …

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