Barbie Fashion: Creating the World’s Most Expensive Doll

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Australian jewelery designer Stefano Canturi spent six months working on the smallest client he’s ever had: toymaker Mattel asked him to design a Barbie doll that would be the most expensive in the world.

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American Icons

Monday, February 22, 2010

Move over American Idol. Presenting: Studio 360's American Icons.

Sure, Abraham Lincoln isn't most people's idea of a triple threat (though his voice was said to be a reedy tenor). But his memorial in Washington, DC, has staying power. History was made there, and continues to be made ...

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American Icons: Barbie

Friday, February 13, 2009

How did a German streetwalker become the All-American Girl? Writers, artists, scholars and (of course!) kids talk about the staying power of Barbie.

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Mandell, Haiku, Barbie

Friday, February 13, 2009

Hold the chocolates and roses. Eleni Mandell's love songs skew way more bitter than sweet. Listeners share their haiku on the failing economy. And after decades of drastic haircuts and career changes, the Barbie doll turns fifty.


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American Icon: Barbie

Thursday, March 30, 2006

How did the Barbie doll become such a powerful symbol and ubiquitous toy? For our ongoing series on American Icons, we look at how Barbie started, how she endured, and what her future may hold. Produced by Studio 360's Leital Molad with production help from