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56 Years Of Barbie’s Evolution
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56 Years Of Barbie’s Evolution

Since the release of the iconic Barbie doll in 1959, however, it has changed quite a bit, changing along with the ideals that society set for women. Tumblr user Tenaflyviper collected headshots of barbies from every year since 1959 and combined them in collages so we can watch them evolve.

“I was curious as to exactly how Barbie’s face has changed across the 56-year span she’s been around,” writes Tenaflyviper. “Personally, I think the molds they used from 1987-1995 are the cutest, but I was still a little girl playing with Barbies at that time, so I may be a bit biased.”

What year did you get your Barbie doll? Which one is your favorite?

More info: Tumblr (h/t: designtaxi)

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BitchPudding
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Gurrl, I think Barbie was on something powerful, cause she looked hella crazy eyes, the year after.

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BitchPudding
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

1959 has resting bitch face! Also, it looks like Barbie was on drugs throughout the 60s and 70s, finally becoming clean in 1981,after whatever the hell that happened in 1980.

AlexandraMariaRusu
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

'67 she came across some acid and was stunned for 9 years, then stumbled upon cocaine and kept a habit for 19 years then I guess she was in rehab/prison for 10 years, cos there's no pics for 1995-2003. I never knew Barbie was so hardcore. Damn...

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BitchPudding
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Gurrl, I think Barbie was on something powerful, cause she looked hella crazy eyes, the year after.

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BitchPudding
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

1959 has resting bitch face! Also, it looks like Barbie was on drugs throughout the 60s and 70s, finally becoming clean in 1981,after whatever the hell that happened in 1980.

AlexandraMariaRusu
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

'67 she came across some acid and was stunned for 9 years, then stumbled upon cocaine and kept a habit for 19 years then I guess she was in rehab/prison for 10 years, cos there's no pics for 1995-2003. I never knew Barbie was so hardcore. Damn...

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