The Summerland Advocate-Messenger - Reliable, Trustworthy Reporting, Capturing The Heartbeat Of Our Community

By LuAnn Schindler
Publisher 

-Isms

 

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...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.



 

Reader Comments(0)

 
 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2020