Joan Holloway Barbie Proves Plastic is Less Fantastic

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By Mara Betsch, Health.com Joan Holloway, Christina Hendricks's character on Mad Men, is known for two things: her attitude and her curves. "She's got fire to her. She snaps back. And men love her because she's in touch with her sexuality and femininity," Hendricks told USA Today in 2008. So what would Joan Holloway have to say … [Read more...]

Barbie’s Ankles Too Fat for Louboutin’s StyleList Fashion Blog

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Silly us. All these years we thought Barbie was the picture of perfection. Turns out, we were wrong. Christian Louboutin thinks Ken's better half is carrying some extra padding in her ankles. Louboutin -- the latest fashion designer to give the plastic icon a makeover (others have included Diane von Furstenberg, Anna Sui and … [Read more...]

A Picture Worth a Thousand Words

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Originally posted from the New York Times. I was struck by this image for it says so much about our culture. … [Read more...]

Move Over Barbie, Now There’s Something Meatier

Real Woman Barbie, the Ditto Version

Vogue UK wrote this piece for their website on the new "Wouldn't It Be Nice" Barbie doll version of musician Ditto. WHAT does Beth Ditto have in common with Barbie? The answer: more than you think. In keeping with fashion's recent preoccupation with dolls (Roksanda and Gareth Pugh designed outfits for Barbie and Ken, … [Read more...]