If you are a Barbie collector, or there is one doll that you would just love to see dressed up to the nines, you will find that there are a number of different places that you should look for some great vintage Barbie outfits.
When you are thinking about finding the best vintage Barbie clothes out there, you will find that you are not alone; there are lots of people who are on the hunt to make their dolls the best-dressed, so keep some of the following tips in mind.
First, think about what you are looking for. Are you looking for a specific set of clothing, or are you looking for something that just looks right? The more specific your goal is, the more you are going to need to look at the specialty stores, though you might find that you can get lucky in other ways. (article continues below)... [Continue Reading]
Barbie has always been envied due to her amazingly stylish wardrobe, her figure, and of course, her abundant amount of shoes.
This is mainly due to the fact that Mattel targeted much of their marketing revenue to the details of her fashion ensemble.
There are many interesting facts about her open and closed toe heels and pumps. This makes it very fun and exciting for any vintage collector to find the various shoe styles.
If you look on the bottoms of all of the open-toe pumps, they are marked with the word "Japan" in capital letters. The pumps are also hard plastic. (continue article below)... [Continue Reading]
Vintage Barbie dolls are known to be collectibles that are very hard to find, and very expensive. So are their cases.
Since these cases are meant to store such valuable collectibles, they are made in such a way that they can secure the contents effectively and not easily get damaged. There are several different types of cases that were made for each doll. Some of the cases are as follows;
Barbie Travel Pal Case
It was one of the best Barbie doll cases you could find back then in 1962, and it is indeed very hard to come by. It was particularly good for displaying your Barbie doll, as well as when you were traveling. (article continued below)... [Continue Reading]