It’s Barbie’s birthday this week and though she doesn’t like to talk about it, the classic doll is turning 51. To celebrate, Mattel is releasing a new version of the ” SuperStar Barbie” doll that made her debut in 1977. The new SuperStar Barbie is dressed in her signature pink color and features the bling jewelry of the original – diamond earrings and ring – and this week only she be priced at $3, Barbie doll’s original price back in 1959.
In 1977, the fresh-faced Barbie had long feathered hair, wore a hot pink satin gown, boa and boasted huge diamond jewelry. The new, updated 2010 SuperStar Barbie wears a short version of her original dress, pink ,platforms and capped version of her original boa, and yes, over-sized diamond jewelry. After all, this is the doll that owns a Ferrari.
Fun for kids (and collectors) of all ages.