Ballerina Misty Copeland to ‘Inspire the Next Generation’ With Her Own Barbie Doll
Prima ballerina Misty Copeland is being honored with a Barbie doll in her likeness, the doll's maker announced on Monday. Copeland, 33, made history last year when she became the first African-American woman to be named principal dancer at the world-renowned American Ballet Theatre. She appeared on
Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day
A short review of the day teaching empowerment and inspiring young people to dream of their careers.
Avon Lady Fights to Survive as Company Moves to UK
Although cosmetics company Avon is moving its headquarters across the pond, you don't have to close the door on the "Avon Lady" just yet. Avon is moving its headquarters to the U.K. from New York "over time," the company announced yesterday. It's also cutting 2,500 jobs in "multiple" locations,
Forget the Convertible, Check Out Barbie's Hoverboard
Barbie’s had a busy year. From appearing on the cover of Time magazine to reinventing her body , our favorite childhood doll now has something else to add to her resume: Hoverboard Barbie. Available this fall for $59.99, “Barbie Star Light Adventure RC Hoverboarder” features the blond-haired doll
Best High Tech Toys We've Seen at the 2016 Toy Fair
Imagine a place filled with hundreds of thousands of toys -- and no kids allowed. The 2016 International Toy Fair includes exhibitors from around the world sprawled out across 422,000 square feet at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York, giving industry insiders the first look at the
A More Evolved Barbie
Mattel announced that their latest Barbie collection will feature dolls that come in four different body types and seven different skin tones.
Barbie Debuts Tall, Curvy and Petite Dolls
The iconic doll now comes in different body shapes and new complexions and hairstyles.
Barbie Introduces New Curvy, Tall and Petite Dolls
The slim-waisted, blonde-haired Barbie doll of the past was joined today by new dolls that come in three new body types and a variety of skin tones, hairstyles and outfits. Tall, curvy and petite are the body types now available in the newly-expanded Barbie Fashionistas line, Mattel Inc., the maker
This 11-Year-Old American Girl Fan Has More Than 30 Dolls
One young collector loves American Girl dolls so much she has filled her entire bedroom with them. Annabella Koen, an 11-year-old from New York City, has been collecting American Girl dolls since she was 2. Now, she said she has “about 31” dolls in her family's New York apartment, but said there
Inside the World of American Girl Mania
These mini-me dolls have become a national obsession, with tea-time, hair-styling and complete wardrobes.