NEW BARB ON THE SCENE

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BARBIE IS SERVING BODY….

 

ashley-graham-getty-images Plus-Model Ashley Graham
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Supermodel sensation Ashley Graham has been made into a Mattel  doll. The new doll, created in  Graham’s image is the first of its kind. Graham specifically wanted the doll without a thigh gap and explicitly requested rounded features. From her flirty body-con dress to her trendy denim jacket, this Barbie is serving serious curvy girl swag. The outfit is a replica of her featured Addition Elle NYFW look- September 16′.

“We need to work together to redefine the global image of beauty and continue to push for a more inclusive world…I’m thrilled Barbie has not only evolved their product, but also has continued to honor women who are pushing boundaries. It’s an honor to be immortalized in plastic.” Ashley said in a statement.

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Barbie symbolizes an iconic, multifaceted, career woman much like Graham. Unfortunately, Graham’s body positive Barbie is not available for sale – it was was created for Graham as a gift in honor of her activism for inclusivity in fashion.

The 29-year-old was presented with the doll at Glamour’s Women of the Year Awards in Los Angeles on Monday night, where she was honored for her activism for inclusivity in fashion. Graham is a plus-sized model who advocates for body positivity, according to the Huffington Post. – Fortune

Would you purchase the Ashley Graham Barbie if it hits the retail market? Leave your comments below.

MARISA POYSER

MARISA POYSER

I live in NYC by way of Pennsylvania. I am a student and list-enthusiast and I tell it like it is. Learning to love yourself is hard but so worth it. ~And so it goes.
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