The 2012 National Barbie® Doll Collectors Convention was a blast! Take a look back with us, with scenes from the fabulous fashion show, interviews of convention attendees by Robert Best, and shots of the incredibly detailed displays for the “atelier” collection dolls. Bill Greening also shares why he loves coming to the Barbie conventions in this two-minute video recap. Watch now!
Twenty-six years! That’s how long Deborah has been collecting Barbie® dolls, and with all her experience, new and long-time collectors alike will find fun and useful tidbits in this interview.
The National Barbie® Doll Collectors Convention not only welcomes collectors from around the world, but also welcomes doll designers, too! Case in point: Magia2000, the Italian design duo who joined the fun in 2012.
How do people get their start as Barbie® collectors, and what makes it so much fun for them? Watch Anne’s take on it!
When you go to the National Barbie® Doll Collectors Convention, you’re in for a tremendous experience! It’s created by people like Maria, who serve on the convention steering committee and work hard to deliver a fabulous event for attendees from around the world.
Learn more about Maria, her collecting tastes, and how she came to work on the convention in this Collector Spotlight interview!
BFC™ Designer Interview With Linda Kyaw!
You asked, she answers! Join Barbie® Collector Designer Linda Kyaw at her workspace in the Mattel design headquarters (lots of eye candy in the background) as she reveals the details of her ...
Los Angeles-based designer Trina Turk brings her bold, colorful style to the new Malibu Barbie® by Trina Turk Collection. “Barbie is an icon of style,” says Trina, “and I’m really excited to collaborate on this new version of Malibu Barbie.”
In honor of Midge doll’s 50th anniversary, we’ve gone back in to the archives and found a gem for you – a vintage commercial from Mattel that introduced Barbie doll’s BFF to the world! At the beach, on the tennis court, even in class together, Barbie and Midge have been inseparable. Get a peek at how it all started!
The Tim Gunn Collection for Barbie® is a smash hit! Inspired by the Project Runway mentor’s fashion essentials advice, the two dolls and accessory packs have captured the eyes of talk show hosts and fashion blogs alike.
What does it take to get in the holiday spirit, and design a glamorous addition to the two-decade tradition of holiday dolls from Barbie Collector? Principal Designer Bill Greening shares the details of his creative process for the 2012 Holiday Barbie Doll in this new video.
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