Barbie unveils new curvy, tall and petite body types
The additional changes planned for the iconic dolls in 2016.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Barbie's body is getting a makeover.
Mattel unveiled three new body shapes for the iconic doll today. The toymaker says it's the most dramatic change in Barbie's 57 year history. The dolls are now available in curvy, petite and tall models, as well as the original body type.
The Barbie website says "girls everywhere now have infinitely more ways to play out their stories and spark their imaginations." Barbie fans are tagging social media with a hashtag of #TheDollEvolves
Mattel says it will also unveil more empowering Barbies in 2016. In addition to the new body type, the dolls will soon be available in 7 skin tones, 22 eye colors and 24 hair styles.
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