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Welcome in the Barbie World.

Welcome to Barbie Collectors Guide, an illustrate guide to Barbie year by year. Inclused rare, collectors dolls, Barbie's friends and family, gift sets, house, vehicles and pets. You can find (almost!) every Barbie produced in every country, from the first releases in 1959 till the future ones from 2018. Lot of exclusives and previews. There are also new pages dedicated to other Mattel and fashion dolls lines.

Most of the photos are taken from the web, and the credits goes to the owners. I made lot of researches to create all this, and lot of more works it's needed to do, but for sure some things will be missing or catalogued wrong. Hope to improve the site soon. New pages with adverts and catalogues will be added too.

For now enjoy and let me know what you thing about it, and correct me if something it's wrong at

Great thanks to Barbie Collectors official site, to Mattel, official Barbie's instagram, Barbie Media, BarbieWorld, Barbie Vintage Collection, I ❤ Fashionistas, Flickr, Fashion Doll Guide, Ken Doll, Man Behind the Doll, My Vintage Barbies, Barbie Girl Collectible, Katti's Dolls, Papusilemele, Mars Barbie, Barbie List Holland, and off cours Ebay, Amazon, Walmart, Target and many more online shops.

Who is Barbie.

Barbie is a fashion doll manufactured by the American toy company Mattel, Inc. and launched in March 1959. American businesswoman Ruth Handler is credited with the creation of the doll using a German doll called Bild Lilli as her inspiration.

Barbie is the figurehead of a brand of Mattel dolls and accessories, including other family members and collectible dolls. Barbie has been an important part of the toy fashion doll market for over fifty years, and has been the subject of numerous controversies and lawsuits, often involving parodies of the doll and her lifestyle.

Mattel has sold over a billion Barbie dolls, making it the company’s largest and most profitable line. However, sales have declined sharply since 2014. The doll transformed the toy business in affluent communities worldwide by becoming a vehicle for the sale of related merchandise (accessories, clothes, friends of Barbie, etc.). She had a significant impact on social values by conveying characteristics of female independence, and with her multitude of accessories, an idealized upscale life-style that can be shared with affluent friends.

Barbie has become a cultural icon and has been given honors that are rare in the toy world. In 1974, a section of Times Square in New York City was renamed Barbie Boulevard for a week. The Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris at the Louvre held a Barbie exhibit in 2016. The exhibit featured 700 Barbie dolls over two floors as well as works by contemporary artists and documents (newspapers, photos, video) that contextualize Barbie.

Barbie year by year.