It’s a Barbie World: Lifestyle, Merch, Vegas Vacations, And More

By: Brodie Scott
8.30.2011

You don’t have to be a super-collector to enjoy the lush, fabulous life of Barbie.

Think about it: the car, the perfect Ken, the glamour, style, and perfection. Barbie is so much more than toy; she’s a lifestyle.

Bring a little Barbie into your own world with designer gifts, accessories, vacation experience dreams come true, and more.

It’s not just pink; and it ain’t just for little girls, anymore.

Barbie is all decked out, from home decor to decadent getaways, there is no occasion this doll isn’t perfectly prepared to improve.

Ken Fans Keep It Subtle

You can be into Barbie without being obsessed (though if you are—enter our I Confess, I Collect Contest NOW!). The Vintage Plaid Ken T-shirt and Superstar Ken Ornament, for example, scream chic pop-culturista, not fan boy.

Live the Dream: Barbie Does Vegas

Longtime lover of Barbie? The Palms has the perfect, incredible Fantasy Barbie Suite for your next epic Vegas vacation, or perhaps the ultimate party for you and all your friends that you will never forget. Barbie moved some of her favorite things from her Malibu pad (bottom of page) over to The Palms Las Vegas.

Designed by famed interior designer Jonathan Adler, this suite is the ultimate! Bonus: in addition to the Barbie suite décor, guests can also enjoy relaxing in an extra-large Jacuzzi tub, get cozy in front of a two-way fireplace and take in amazing views of the Las Vegas strip.

Gifts Are Better With Barbie

Nothing says ‘I impersonally care' like a gift card. Show friends and loved ones you give a damn and blow them away with inspired presents like a set of Sweet Talk Goblets for a couple of happy newlyweds. Honor your favorite host with pink up the party serving set, or, just wrap presents up in the iconic blond-haired Barbie Wrapping Paper.

Barbie also has some seriously fierce jewelry from the hip Noir line, for very lucky glam girls (and boys!). It’s all Barbie pink meets punk for the modern, don’t mess with me, urban dolls.

Fantasy Barbie World

If you just want to loose yourself in Barbie’s dream world online for a few hours, check out the photos and virtual tour of her real life Malibu Dream House.

The 3,500 square foot Malibu mansion was designed by “Happy Chic” interior designer Jonathan Adler for the 50th anniversary, and boasts Barbie hair chandelier, a closet filled with thousands of shoes, and a sunburst mirror made from 65 Barbie dolls. Or, get swept away by unofficial Tumblr delight, BarbieIsNotABitch, a scrollable yummy collection of Barbie-inspired real life imagery that can take the ordinary out of any boring workday.

And, guys, don’t be afraid to let your Barbie fan flag fly. There’s no shame in being fabulous, dolls.

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