Inside the Closet of America’s Favorite Doll
- Examples from the 1960s, such as Twist ‘n Turn Barbie, Sophisticated Lady, and Little Bow Pink, that showcase Barbie’s early style and elegance
- Versions from the 1970s, from Silver Blues to Roller Skating Barbie, that reflect the loosening of the dress code and the counterculture movement
- Dolls with the bold styles and bright colors of the 1980s, such as Lilac and Lovely, and that speak to historical moments from the decade, such as Astronaut Barbie
- Examples that show off the wide range of styles in the 1990s, from grunge to preppy, including Rappin’ Rockin’ Barbie and Serenade in Satin
- Versions that reflect Barbie’s power to inspire young children, such as Barbie for President, and showcase the snappy styles of the early 2000s
- Releases from the past decade that seek to expand Barbie’s racial diversity and encourage female empowerment from Dia de Muertos to Paleontologist and Game Designer Barbie
Material Girl: Inside the Closet of America’s Favorite Doll is produced by The Strong.