February 13, 2014

Sports Illustrated Celebrates Barbie® Doll’s Iconic Swimsuit Looks!

The rumors are true…Barbie® will be appearing in the 50th annual Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue, on newsstands later this month! Find out more about her unique photo shoot for the “Legends” issue in Hot Off the Barbie Press.”

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue's Newest Model: Barbie
Emma Bazilian, AdWeek, 2/11/14
“This year, the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue turns 50, which means that plenty of SI Swim Legends will be popping up to pay tribute to this all-American institution. But among the Kates and Heidis and Christies, there’s one unexpected name making an appearance in this year’s issue: Barbie. Yes, that Barbie…”

At 55, Barbie makes history as Swimsuit’s first Rookie–Legend
Staff report, SI Swim Daily, 2/12/14
“Something about how Barbie used her modeling career as a launching pad for bigger things struck a chord with us at Swimsuit. Though we have yet to see one of our own run for president, scores of Swimsuit alum have gone on to launch business empires, acting careers, fashion lines, media production companies and other kinds of ventures…”

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