Just for You... Reviews by Lissete



Monday, July 23, 2007

Barbie is that you?

Growing up in the 70's I had a gazilion barbies. They all looked identical, mostly all blonde with a few brunettes. Pretty much wholesome looking except for the tini tiny waists and the big boobs. Oh, and they were all on their tippy toes! Unfortunately, that is what most of us aspired to look like. But aside from the perfect body idea, there was nothing wrong with Barbie. Really.

Today I saw a commercial for the new 2007 Barbie Top Model. Ok, I was not very happy with those gawd awful Bratz dolls. Now, Barbie has hopped on the bandwagon. I have seen little girls at the mall dressed like little Bratz. Make up & all. When I say little, I mean 7 or 8. No where near the age to wear make up and dress like that. So now, I should probably expect to see them dressed & made up like these Top Models!

They come with full make up & streaked hair. Plus you can make them walk just like Miss Hilton! Oh, joy! Barbie, what have you done to yourself????


Melissa said...

I remember growing up with Barbies, and having people say that they were damaging girls' self esteem by portraying an unrealistic body image. They were much better than today, though!

pinks & blues girls said...

I just hate when they take innocent Barbie dolls and tramp them up! What message are we sending to young girls!? Ugh! My Barbies as a kids were all about ball gowns and wedding dresses!

Jane, P&B Girls

Ambearluv said...

my goodness... poor Barbie, I am having a hard time with the idea of actually getting these, as well as Bratz, as toys for young girls, it just seems wrong to me.

doodlebugmom said...

I had a pile of Barbies too. And I am with you on the ugly Bratz.

kailani said...

How disappointing. I've always thought of Barbie as being wholesome.

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