Mattel Inc. has launched a new line of Barbies featuring African-American dolls of color. Will you be buying?
What: So In Style(S.I.S) Barbies
Description: So In Style barbies are a collection of African-American dolls created by designer Stacey McBride-Irby. The dolls are named Grace™, who was friends with Barbie® in Malibu before moving away to Chicago; Trichelle™ and Kara™, best friends to Grace; Courtney®, Janessa™, and Kianna®, mentees of Grace,Trichelle, and Kara.
“I want them to be examples to real girls,” says McBride-Irby, “but I wanted to make sure they had an aspirational theme also, that moms will hone in on.” Each pair comes with accessories that reflect their interests – math and music, drill team and science, art and journalism.”
Product Highlight(s): Innovative
Where to Buy: BarbieCollector.com
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Photo:Dolls of color