The Tokidoki Tattoo Barbie Doll
Is Mattel's Limited Edition Tokidoki Tattoo Barbie Child Friendly Or Not?
The Tokidoki Tattoo Barbie Doll is a super glamorous and beautiful Barbie doll by Mattel but depending upon your personal views on tattoos, you may or may not want her under the tree this year. This particular doll is actually intended for the adult collector Barbie audience but she still manages to generate a considerable amount of controversy and talk among parents of little girls. On this page, learn a bit more about Tattoo Barbie and let us know what you think of this doll. Is she suitable or not for little girls to play with?
Los Angeles fashion company Tokidoki designed this Barbie doll and hence the name.
Meet The Gold Label Tokidoki Tattoo Barbie Doll
The officially licensed Tattoo Barbie comes dressed in a pretty pink miniskirt, leggings and black top adorned with a skull, hearts and bones and carries a large handbag. Of course, she is walking her cute and cuddly little cactus pup named Bastardino.
What do YOU think of the Tokidoki Tattoo Barbie Doll?
So what do you think? Is it appropriate for a Barbie doll to be tattooed? Is it okay, given that this doll is aimed at an adult collector's market? Does it send an inappropriate message to young girls that are not old enough to dress like that or to be tattooed? Is it simply a reflection of modern fashion and pop culture?
Here's your chance to vote and have your say:
What do you think of the Tokidoki Tattoo Barbie Doll?
Tokidoki Tattoo Barbie originally retailed for $50.
Tokidoki Tattoo Barbie Doll on Amazon
Buy The Limited Edition Tattoo Barbie - From Amazon and eBay.
Mattel's Limited Edition Tokidoki Tattoo Barbie doll is officially sold out but that does not mean you cannot buy one. Of course, when an item is limited edition, sold out AND controversial, you can bet that you will have to pay more for it than the original retail price of $50.
You can check out the following links to see how many are available and at what price this doll is selling for on Amazon and on eBay auctions:
More Tattooed Barbies
As it happens, the Tokidoki Tattoo Barbie is not the only Barbie doll ever to have been tattooed. In 2009, Mattel issued a Barbie called Totally Stylin' Tattoos Barbie. In 2008 Mattel and Harley Davidson produced a Barbie called Butterfuly Art Barbie with wings tattooed on her back. The manufacture of both Barbies was eventually ceased after parental concerns.
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