Launched by American toy company Mattel, in 1959, Barbie proved to be quite a trendsetter. Over the years, it has been a constant favourite among young girls. From dressing her up to taking her to tea-parties, Barbie has been a pretty good companion. Barbie or Barbara Millicent Roberts was named after the creator, Ruth Handler’s daughter.

Barbie gained popularity as an adult-figured doll with a family, pets, cars and Dresses! She was mostly known for her wardrobe. Remember when we used to make stubborn demands to buy all the Barbie accessories?

From 1959 to current times, Barbie has gone through a lot of change. Earlier we took you on a Barbie Evolution Part 1 tour from 1959-1970. Check out Part 2 from 1971-1980!

Barbie circa 1971
Barbie circa 1971
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