August 12, 2013

Trina Turk and Malibu Barbie Make Waves in Hot Off the Barbie Press

A Malibu Barbie doll for a new generation takes the fashion world by storm! She’s the centerpiece of the Malibu Barbie by Trina Turk Collection, and she’s the talk of the town in the latest Hot Off the Barbie Press!

Malibu Barbie Is Getting a Makeover From Fashion Designer Trina Turk
Booth Moore, LA Times Fashion Critic, 6/13/13
“With her beach-blond hair, tan and chic shades, Malibu Barbie has been a style icon for many a young girl. Now, more than 40 years after she first hit the pop culture wave in 1971, Malibu Barbie is getting a makeover from Los Angeles designer Trina Turk...”

Sand, Surf and Prints: Trina Turk Makeovers Malibu Barbie
Danielle Directo-Meston,, 6/7/13
“Classic beach girl Malibu Barbie just got a new wardrobe, thanks to LA designer Trina Turk. The 12-inch tall California icon's turquoise one-piece was swapped out for a floral bikini in Turk's signature color-happy style…”

Barbie Collector Boasts More Than 3,000 Barbie Dolls
Miriam Valverde, South Florida Sun Sentinel, 6/4/13
“From the street curb, Lori Birkeneder's house seems like any other in her Plantation neighborhood. Inside, it's a different story. Stepping into Birkeneder's home is like stepping into a Barbie world...”

Mario Lopez helps Barbie Leave Malibu, Sells Dream House for $25 Million
Fox 40 Sacramento, via Yahoo! Screen, 6/3/13
Video report on the Barbie motorcade and Barbie doll’s coast-to-coast search for a new Dreamhouse.

Barbie, Moving From Malibu, Gets Help From Mario Lopez
Susan Denley, LA Times, 5/31/13
“Whereas you or I might call on friends to help with a move, Barbie has enlisted Mario Lopez, who was on hand … along with his daughter Gia to get the moving process underway....”

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