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What Barbie Looks Like in Five Other Countries

Kasia Kovacs

Barbie's lead designer Kim Culmone has recently come under fire for defending Barbie's unrealistic body image. According to Culmone, Barbie's body was shaped not for realism, but "accommodate how the clothes will fit her." Culmone also rejects Barbie's influence on body image of young girls. In response, Victoria Kim of PolicyMic rounds up five dolls from around the world to compare how international standards of beauty stack up.

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  • davidgeek1

    Well all the girls dream of becoming a barbey girl some day