September 5, 2019
One of my childhood icons celebrates 60 years of entertainment and controversy in 2019.
Barbie® originally featured strawberry blonde hair, pulled back into a ponytail, with a tightly curled poof of bangs. Her painted on blue eyeshadow, cherry red lipstick, black and white striped one-piece swimsuit and cat eyes mascara were on fleek for the time period.
By the time I received my first Barbie® as a gift, she'd grown up a little - or at least her clothing choices kept evolving with the times. I vividly rememeber Aunt Joyce, sister Laurie and me dressing up the dolls when we'd visit g...