Questions of Feminism and Fashion: The Barbie Expo, Montreal

The feminist credentials of Barbara Millicent Roberts is often a divisive topic. Created by Ruth Handler nearly 60 years ago, the Barbie doll has evolved into an instantly recognisable cultural and capitalist icon. Based on the design of a more sultry, adult orientated German doll named Lilli (a cartoon strip character from German newspaper Bild), … Continue reading Questions of Feminism and Fashion: The Barbie Expo, Montreal

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