Barbie, Fashion Icon of the 60's

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Theme and Variations

A Blonde Ponytail's a Blonde Ponytail, and a Brunette Bubble's a Brunette Bubble...but wait a minute, check out the girls!  Not ONE looks just like the other!  This page is devoted to showing the individuality of these amazing girls!  



***  Background music: Mozart Piano Concerto no. 17 in G Major, K453 ~ 3rd movement,  "Theme and Variations".  Pianist, Teresa :)  ***

THE DIVAS:  #1 and 2 's

 Six #1 Blondes:


Top Left: Early Hand-Painted girl, first wave--witchy!

Top Right: (c/o colormagickid): Tons of bangs! Peachy skin--sassy!

Middle Left (c/o Monica): Pinky skin, huge lips, hand-painted--second wave!  A little disdainful, no? :)

Middle Right (my girl): Untouched peachy skin tones! Flirty.

Bottom Left: Tama's Fab Blonde--Pouty!  

Bottom Right:  2nd Wave Hand-Painted gal--wicked.






 Two Brunettes:

Left:  My hand-painted #1 (second wave)--Brush strokes visible in her brows, and her irises are outlined all the way around.  

Right: Stenciled #2-- pale face,  lovely black brows.




Here are some gorgeous #3 Blondes!  Each one has her own look, but all are movie-star fabulous. These are the brown eyeliner gals:

Immediate Right: c/o Sandy Mann-- Glamour personified!

Below Left: c/o Marina--Innocence?

Below Right: This gal has very dark brown liner.

Bottom Left: c/o cubby--shy and pouty!

Bottom Right: My girl has tons of blush.





 ...And a lone blue eyeliner blonde beauty--

My pretty blonde with pink complexion and scarlet lips!










 Brunette #3's are Bedazzling!


Brunettes also came with either brown or blue eyeliner.  

Right: c/o Marina--Look at those lips!  Lovely peachy face...

Below Left: my very pale Brunette

Below Right: brunettes with brown eyeliner usually had orange-red lips, but sometimes had scarlet lips like all the blue eyeliner ones!






Check out this amazing gal on the left--very little fading of her peachy complexion, and the darkest brown eyeliner I have ever seen!  Her eyes are very deep blue, and she has vivid red lips!









Next: Some lovely blue-eyeliner Barbies!

Left: c/o cubby--Thoughtful girl...

Right: c/o Marina--Pale, serene beauty!


My girl: Tons of blush...      ..And pretty pink complexion!



I  ADORE  A  #4

 Some of the most beautiful gals EVER!  Check out these fabulous Blondes and Brunettes.


Left: c/o colormagickid - Mint Blonde looking amazing in GP!


Below Left: c/o Sandy Mann -  Stunner!


Below Right: My blushing beauty


Two Brunettes, both all-original--left girl has HUGE lips, girl on right has a painted face!



No more exclusively Blonde or Brunette, the Titians are coming too!


 Below are two #5 Titian Ponytails.  They both have those amazing Lucy Lips, but the girl on the left has turquoise eyes, and the one on right, blue!  



Below, Left:  Blonde with factory braid 

 Below Right: c/o cubby   -    Blonde #5 who seems to be looking straight ahead





Right:  #5 Blonde with a ton of teeny curly bangs! 









Below Left: Tama's Brunette #5 - Don't you love those Lucy lips? Below Right: Late #5/early #6 has watermelon pink lips. 



A  MIX  OF  #6  PIX

Two MIB/NMIB #6 Blonde Pony's with different looks! 

Left: c/o colormagickid - lovely gal with coral lips

Right: My former gal whose lips were fading to buttery yellow

Below - c/o Sandy Mann, are her two lovely #6's

Blonde on left, Titian on right



In 1965 the beautiful Swirl Ponytails came out.  Here are some of the finest!  Below are two rare European Pale Blonde Swirls.


Below left: c/o Marina - Fabulous!   Below Right: my Euro-Swirl


For contrast, below is my Platinum Swirl:




Two lovely Lemon Swirls:


   Left: c/o cubby                    Right:c/o Sandy Mann


Below left:  c/o colormagickid - gorgeous Ash Blonde

Below right: my Titian



Below: Two fab Brunettes!

Left: c/o colormagickid         Right: c/o cubby







So many Bubbles, so little time!  Here are some amazing ones.


Below left: c/o Sandy Mann       Below right: my girl  


 Below left: c/o colormagickid       Below right: c/o cubby

Below: Ash/Gold Bubbles 1962  


  Below:  Both beauties c/o Marina .  Left appears to be a 1962 Ash Blonde with watermelon lips, Right is an Ash blonde Side-Part.            




The WHITE GINGERS (1961-2):


Top Left and bottom:  my WG's   Top Right: c/o colormagickid







Below: Four pretty Titians in their finest.

Left: c/o colormagickid            Right: my 1962 gal


Below left:  My 1961 Titian       Right:  cubby's counterpart



They look a little bored, don't they? 

Left: c/o colormagickid             Right: My girl



Below: Two first-issue girls (1961-62)

Below L:  '64 Brunette        Below R: c/o colormagickid OOAK!


 Below: Two AMAZING Raven Brunettes, c/o colormagickid


Below L: Sandy Mann's beautiful Raven Bubble ~ R: My 1962 Raven with watermelon pink lips


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