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Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. March Learn how and when to remove this template message The first Barbie doll was introduced in both blonde and brunette in March Ruth Handler watched her daughter Barbara play with paper dolls, and noticed that she often enjoyed giving them adult roles.
At the time, most children's toy dolls were representations of infants. Realizing Princess paper dolls there could be a gap in the market, Handler suggested the idea of an adult-bodied doll to her husband Elliota co-founder of the Mattel toy company.
He was unenthusiastic about the idea, as were Mattel's directors. She gave one to her daughter and took the others back to Mattel. The Lilli doll was based on a popular character appearing in a comic strip drawn by Reinhard Beuthin for the newspaper Bild.
Lilli was a blonde bombshell, a working girl who knew what she wanted and was not above using men to get it. The Lilli doll was first sold in Germany inand although it was initially sold to adults, it became popular with children who enjoyed dressing her up in outfits that were available separately .
Upon her return to the United States, Handler redesigned the doll with help from engineer Jack Ryan and the doll was given a new name, Barbie, after Handler's daughter Barbara. The first Barbie doll wore a black and white zebra striped swimsuit and signature topknot ponytailand was available as either a blonde or brunette.
The doll was marketed as a "Teen-age Fashion Model," with her clothes created by Mattel fashion designer Charlotte Johnson. The first Barbie dolls were manufactured in Japan, with their clothes hand-stitched by Japanese homeworkers.
AroundBarbie dolls were sold during the first year of production. Louis Marx and Company sued Mattel in March The company additionally claimed that Mattel "falsely and misleadingly represented itself as having originated the design".
Mattel counter-claimed and the case was settled out of court in Barbie's appearance has been changed many times, most notably in when the doll's eyes were adjusted to look forwards rather than having the demure sideways glance of the original model.
Barbie was one of the first toys to have a marketing strategy based extensively on television advertising, which has been copied widely by other toys. It is estimated that over a billion Barbie dolls have been sold worldwide in over countries, with Mattel claiming that three Barbie dolls are sold every second.
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Clearly, I was in the mood to draw fantasy dresses. I did think about trying to get some other sets done and then breaking up my princesses, but in the end, that just didn’t work out.
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