September 16, 2013

Barbie Doll Calls Malibu Home in Hot Off the Barbie Press!

She’s a Malibu girl at heart! Barbie® announced her return to Malibu and a debuted a revamped Dreamhouse® on Good Morning America, and had the Internet oooohing and ahhhing over her new three-story pad! That and more in this edition of Hot Off the Barbie Press.

Barbie Dream House Upgraded
ABC World News Now, 8/27/13
“Barbie has a brand new luxury Malibu dreamhouse...and it is a beauty.” (1:43 into the segment, and with vintage video, too!)

Barbie -- and her Dreamhouse -- are coming to Nickelodeon -- EXCLUSIVE VIDEO
Erin Strecker,, 8/30/13
“Somebody call Ken and Skipper: Barbie’s Dreamhouse is coming to your television. The popular Barbie web series Barbie: Life in the Dreamhouse, aimed at tweenage girls, is coming to Nickelodeon for a television tryout…”

Barbie Has a Fab New Closet – and 1,000+ Pairs of Shoes to Fill It
Alex Apatoff, People StyleWatch, 8/26/13
“Barbie’s had the life we want since the moment she came on the scene: The cute boyfriend. The beachfront pad. The zillions of cool careers. The unbelievable shoe collection. And now we can add to that list a completely enviable closet, as seen in the latest iteration of her Malibu Dreamhouse…” (including an interview with Barbie and pics of previous Dreamhouses!)

That's a lotta pink: Peek at the new Barbie Dreamhouse
Whitney Matheson, USAToday, 8/26/13
Plus a peek at vintage Dreamhouses, and close-up pics from the all-new, all-fab Dreamhouse.

Girls Go Crazy with Barbie® Digital Makeover Mirror
PRWeb, 8/22/13
“Mattel Barbie Digital Makeover Mirror allows girls to safely experiment putting on lipstick, eyeshadow, make-up, blush and other cosmetics using virtual cosmetics instead of applying real ones… [the] website now recommends this toy for all girls and Barbie fans.”

Barbie® and Girl Scouts Partner to Create First-Ever Barbie® Patch
BusinessWire, 8/22/13
“Today, Barbie® and Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) announced a unique partnership to create the first-ever Barbie® “Be Anything, Do Everything” patch. The participation patch is designed to inspire the next generation of female leaders by encouraging girls to explore career possibilities through exciting new program activities…”

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