Barbie Doll got a new look for 1972 — she was a busy and active gal! Mattel released new versions of Walk Lively Barbie and Busy Barbie in 1972 and of course, a whole new wardrobe!
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Mattel produced the original Francie Doll, Barbie’s “mod” cousin, for ten years; 1966 through 1975 (although the doll continued to sell in 1976 and 1977). Francie Doll was still popular in the mid 1970s but she received fewer clothing line additions in 1974 and 1975 than she had in previous...
Styles and fashions were changing in 1971 … and so was Barbie! Barbie and her friends went “Malibu” and the live-action dolls got even more active. 1971 was the beginning of a new era for Barbie!
America’s “mod” scene was in full swing and Francie Doll got some groovy new threads in 1969. Mini-skirts, bold colors and patterns, shiny fabrics … and some “classic” looks … it was all Francie!
Barbie Doll was as popular as ever! 1973 saw a new wardrobe (of course!) and dolls with “quick curl” hair. From 1959 through the early 1970s, Barbie Doll loved her Fashion Runway!
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The 1971 fashion scene featured knee-length, “midi” and “maxi” skirts and dresses, sweater vests and high blouse collars. Peasant and “granny” dresses were popular, as well as pants suits (straight and wide-legged bottoms), ponchos and halter tops. Francie Doll’s closet featured the...
The world was changing and in 1967, so was Barbie Doll! The Teenaged Fashion Model got a new face, long straight hair, twistable body and a groovy new wardrobe.